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February 2016 Archives

Single car accident kills driver and injures passengers

Louisiana law enforcement officials work diligently to determine the cause of the accidents they investigate. In some car accident cases, it is not easy to determine what caused a driver to lose control of his or her vehicle. However, many Louisiana readers would agree that driving at excessive speeds lends itself to losing control.

Sleep deprivation can lead to a serious or fatal car accident

Doctors continue to recommend that everyone sleep between six and eight hours every day. However, as the pace of life has increased over time, many people here in Louisiana and across the country do not get enough sleep. Sleep deprivation can lead to a serious or fatal car accident.

Motorcyclist suffers catastrophic injuries, 2 more injured

Drivers are supposed to be on the lookout for other vehicles, including those that might be more difficult to see, such as motorcycles. This requires Louisiana drivers to pay close attention to their surroundings and to make sure that they do not become distracted. Otherwise, someone on a motorcycle could suffer catastrophic injuries if an accident occurs, while the occupants of a passenger vehicle might not even be hurt.

Troopers intimate that fatigue led to car accident on I-10

Even though not all of the details regarding a recent crash were reported, the Louisiana State Police took the opportunity to remind motorists not to drive while they are fatigued because it could be just as dangerous as driving drunk. The car accident took place on Interstate 10 and ultimately involved four vehicles. One person died and five others suffered injuries.