The days of leisurely Sunday drives on windy country roads, traveling with a top down in a convertible, or piled into a family station wagon are all but gone from the American landscape. Nowadays, many people in Louisiana and elsewhere dread getting behind the wheel for any non-essential reason because roadways are often so dangerous due to negligent and reckless drivers. In fact, intersections in this state and beyond are some of the most dangerous places in the nation when it comes to automobile travel.
What starts out as a normal afternoon trip to the grocery store or to the gym in Louisiana may quickly become a trip to the hospital for the treatment of car accident-related injuries that end up plaguing you for years. In some cases, a car crash is the result of the negligence of another driver. In these types of cases, you may have recourse through the civil justice system.
As hard-working Americans, we are constantly reminded of the need to get the recommended amount of sleep. We know sleep affects our work quality and health, but is it more far-reaching than that? A new study released by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety says that sleep also affects our driving ability.
You were just in a car accident. The first thing you do is to check and see if your kids are alright. They look frazzled but seemingly uninjured. Same for you. With that, you burst into tears. Any pain you might be in doesn't even faze you at the moment.