Watch out for rage-filled drivers

You are heading to Baton Rouge for a family celebration when you see a car quickly gaining on you from behind. The driver begins laying on the horn and flashing their lights as they continue to pick up speed behind you. You move over just in time to see the driver make a rude gesture … Read more

5 ways drivers become distracted

Distracted driving is when a driver looks away from the road (even for a few seconds) to focus on something else.  There are many ways a driver can become distracted, leading to serious injuries for you and other drivers: 1. Eating while on the road Anyone can grab a quick meal on the road – … Read more

Simple tips to help you avoid distractions while driving

Human actions cause most car accidents, and one of the leading causes of car accidents in the U.S is distracted driving. Distracted driving can be in the form of texting, making a phone call, eating or grooming your hair while operating a motor vehicle. Here are some tips that can help you avoid distractions while driving. … Read more

Common causes of car vs. bicycle accidents

Today, many people rely on bicycles as a mode of transportation. Others use them for fun and recreation. Unfortunately, issues like careless drivers and improperly maintained roadways lead to serious accidents all the time. If you are injured in a bicycle accident caused by someone else, you have rights. One is to recover compensation from the at-fault … Read more

Motorcyclists need to be wary of left turns

It’s important for motorcyclists to be alert at all times and to avoid distraction. When a driver makes a mistake that causes a crash involving a motorcycle, that motorcyclist is far more likely to suffer severe injuries – such as traumatic brain injuries or spinal cord injuries – than the person in the car. While … Read more

How to drive safely on one-way streets

Opelousas is a town with a rich history just north of Interstate 10. It has 485 streets, many of which are one-way only. This sometimes makes a drive through the city a complex undertaking. You may find yourself having to determine the best way to get around, especially in the downtown area near the library and … Read more

Why are New Year’s revelers a threat on the roads?

A car crash can be devastating at any time of year. Yet imagine having one at New Year’s. While others are drinking from champagne flutes, you could be receiving liquids through an intravenous drip. Drivers who get caught in the celebratory spirit might forget the responsibility that comes with driving a vehicle. If they do, … Read more

You do not control how safe you are on the road

If someone tells you that they are scared to fly in a plane but not scared to drive their car, what they are really saying is that they feel safer when they are in control. Statistically, it is vastly safer to fly in a plane. It’s just hard for some people because they don’t like … Read more

What can cause a car crash to result in a fire?

How many times have you either seen in person or on the news where a car catches on fire? The likelihood is that you’ve seen such a phenomenon more than once. What you may not realize is what can cause these fires. There are a few different situations that can — one of which is … Read more