When Do I Have to Stop for a School Bus in Louisiana?

Over the coming weeks, children all over the state will be heading back to school, and that means motorists need to start looking out for school buses on the roads. Collisions involving buses carrying dozens of children can be devastating, but there are laws in place to reduce the risk of such accidents. Fortunately, these laws are effective—as long as everyone follows them.

NCSL Report: Louisiana Lacks Funding to Install Seat Belts in School Buses

Up to six children die on student transportation vehicles every year. Although this statistic is tragic, it accounts for less than 1 percent of all traffic fatalities nationwide, making school buses the safest vehicle on the road, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

23-Year-Old Man Dies in Head-on Collision

According to KLFY 10, a head-on collision on LA 724 has claimed the life of one person and left four others with minor injuries. Louisiana State Police report that a 23-year-old man was heading westbound on LA 724 when he crossed the centerline and collided with a truck in the eastbound lane.

5 Back-to-School Safety Tips for Drivers

It may only be August, but children all over the state will be heading back to school within the next few weeks. When school is in session, the roads will be more congested, and the risk of getting into a collision will be higher.

Who Is at Fault in a Rear-End Collision?

Most drivers assume that if a motorist hits them from behind, that motorist will be liable for any damages incurred. Although this is often the case, each auto accident is unique, and there are some exceptions to the presumption of guilt when determining fault in rear-end collisions.

67-Year-Old Woman Dies in Two-Vehicle Crash

According to WAFB, a two-vehicle crash claimed the life of a 67-year-old woman late last month. Louisiana State Police say that shortly after 2 p.m., troopers were called to investigate a collision that occurred on LA 449.

Do Your Kids Walk to School?

If your kids have not gone back to school yet, they will soon, and you are probably both looking forward to it and dreading it. As a parent, it is only natural for you to worry about your children’s safety from the moment they leave the house, regardless of how they get to school.

Which Safety Features Should You Look for in Your Next Car?

Auto manufacturers introduce new safety features every single year. If you are shopping for a vehicle, you should read up on all the latest advancements in safety technology so you know what to look for in your next car.

5 Back-to-School Safety Tips for Drivers

It may only be August, but children all over the state will be heading back to school within the next few weeks. When school is in session, the roads will be more congested, and the risk of getting into a collision will be higher.

23-Year-Old Man Dies in Head-on Collision

According to KLFY 10, a head-on collision on LA 724 has claimed the life of one person and left four others with minor injuries. Louisiana State Police report that a 23-year-old man was heading westbound on LA 724 when he crossed the centerline and collided with a truck in the eastbound lane.