Posted On behalf of Simien & Simien on Jul 13, 2017 in Automotive
Many traffic accidents can be avoided by using defensive driving tactics. Defensive driving means keeping your eyes on the road and other vehicles so you have a better chance of anticipating and avoiding potentially dangerous situations.
Using the seven… Read More
Posted On behalf of Simien & Simien on Jun 02, 2017 in Automotive
Each year, car accidents cause tens of thousands of injuries and several hundred deaths in the state of Louisiana. In 2015 alone, more than 78,000 people were injured and more than 750 were killed in car crashes.
If you lost a loved one or suffered a… Read More
Posted On behalf of Simien & Simien on May 23, 2017 in Automotive
If you were injured in a car accident caused by another driver and you want to file a claim to obtain compensation, there are a few auto accident laws in Louisiana you should review to make sure you understand them.
These laws govern the length of time… Read More
Posted On behalf of Simien & Simien on Apr 07, 2017 in Automotive
Last night, a pedestrian was killed after he was hit by an SUV while he was crossing Florida Blvd near Wooddale Drive.
Unfortunately, the risk of deadly pedestrian car crashes in Louisiana is much higher than many other states. In January, a report from… Read More
Posted On behalf of Simien & Simien on Mar 24, 2017 in Automotive
Wearing a seat belt increases the likelihood of surviving a crash for drivers and front-seat passengers by 45 percent, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The likelihood of survival increases to 60 percent for those in pickup… Read More
Posted On behalf of Simien & Simien on Mar 03, 2017 in Automotive
An early estimate from the National Safety Council (NSC) says that 40,000 people lost their lives in car accidents in 2016, a six percent increase compared to 2015 and a 14 percent increase from 2014.
That is the largest two-year increase in traffic… Read More
Posted On behalf of Simien & Simien on Feb 07, 2017 in Automotive
Louisiana is one of only five states to receive the highest rating for its traffic safety laws in the 14th Annual Roadmap of State Highway Safety Laws from the Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (AHAS).
The report rates all 50 states and the District… Read More
Posted On behalf of Simien & Simien on Jan 20, 2017 in Automotive
The risk of a fatal accident for a pedestrian in Louisiana is almost double the national average, according to a new report from the Center for Planning Excellence.
The report also revealed that Louisiana's pedestrian fatality rate is the nation's third-highest.… Read More
Posted On behalf of Simien & Simien on Dec 09, 2016 in Automotive
Distracted driving has become one of the biggest threats to driver safety on our nation's roadways. Each day, eight people die in crashes involving a distracted driver while approximately 1,161 people are injured.
One of the most common reasons drivers… Read More
Posted On behalf of Simien & Simien on Dec 02, 2016 in Automotive
The holiday shopping season is underway, meaning more motorists will be traveling to retail stores and maneuvering through parking lots. Unfortunately, a new survey from the National Safety Council (NSC) reveals many drivers are distracted when traveling… Read More
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