Wondering what the risks look like every time you get on the road? While the risks are different for everyone, depending on factors like age, experience, time of day and much more, it is worth noting that Louisiana sees a traffic death rate of 16.2 people for every 100,000 people living in the state.
A preliminary report by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) has some grim news for pedestrians and drivers alike: Pedestrian traffic deaths are climbing -- again. In fact, the number of pedestrians killed in 2018 was higher than any year since 1990.
A 44-year-old Louisiana woman, a native of Flatwoods, was struck by a number of pickup trucks. Investigators weren't sure if the woman was actually hit two or three times in a horrific accident that claimed the pedestrian's life.
Devastating accidents can happen in mere fractions of a second. That certainly seemed to be the case when a truck and a pickup collided in Lafayette Parish in Louisiana on Jan. 24, 2019, setting off a chain reaction that claimed two lives.
The holiday season is here -- and from now until New Year's Day, you could be in danger while you're on the road from a drunk driver.
What exactly is a "safe" distance behind another vehicle on the road?
A winter landscape is beautiful to behold -- unless you're stuck driving in it. With much of the United States expecting snow in the coming weeks, it seems like an ideal time to review the tips that can keep you safe on the road.
The Louisiana Department of Insurance is investigating the possibility of fraud involving at least one accident at a Gentilly truck stop -- although other accidents are also raising questions.
With the approach of winter, the nights are growing increasingly longer, and more and more people find themselves driving to work in the dark and driving back home in the dark.
A driver's license is often seen as the key to independence. It's understandable, then, why older drivers are reluctant to give up the wheel as they age.