Car Accidents

New Stop Sign on Lafayette Street A new stop sign is set be installed on Lafayette Street at the Convent Street intersection on February 1, 2018. If you frequently drive in the Downtown Lafayette area, you are probably familiar with the intersection at Convent Street and Lafayette...

Seat Belts Save Lives Traffic crashes cost the nation about $230 billion each year in medical expenses, lost productivity, property damage and related costs. What is the Impact of Seat Belt Use? According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the overall seat belt use rate in...

Red Light Cameras – Good or Bad Red light cameras have never been popular in the United States. Nobody likes to get a ticket in the mail for driving through an intersection when the light was yellow. There is something about red light cameras that intuitively...

Defensive Driving Tips To Prevent Being a Car Accident Victim Every year, thousands of people lose their lives in automobile accidents and millions become permanently impaired. The alarming thing about accidents is that they are on the rise with each passing year. But as they say,...

Risks and Dangers Speeding is illegal, yet most drivers are probably guilty of driving too fast at some time or other. Going five or ten miles above the speed limit on an open road? Everyone does that, don’t they? Perhaps it is getting around slowpoke drivers...

Uber Rides Everyone has heard about Uber! The new ride service in cities all over the world is exciting and easy. You download an app, connect with a driver, and get a ride to a place you wish to go. Maybe you love it. You have used...

Distracted Driving In 2017, practically everyone has a cell phone. They make it easier for us to stay connected via phone calls, text messages and social media. They become problematic when we try to use them while driving a vehicle at 55 miles per hour. The National...

After an accident, we do our best to take stock of the situation. We may exit the vehicle and begin to gather information for the police and our attorney. However, it is not always possible to accomplish this safely. At all times, our safety is...

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