|Posted on 10/27/2017 11:27:00 AM.|
A survey from the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission finds Louisianans are buckling up but drivers and passengers in pickup trucks are not doing so as often.
Executive Director Dr. Katara Williams says the seat belt usage rate has consistently increased annually in the Bayou State since 2009. But she says many residents in our state drive trucks, so we must convince them to buckle up.More
|Louisiana Highway Safety Commission, Katara Williams, seat belts, pickup trucks|
|Posted on 4/21/2017 10:48:00 AM.|
Law enforcement around the state are teaming up in the Buckle Up in your Truck campaign to make sure pickup truck drivers are wearing their seatbelts. Starting today and lasting until next Thursday, expect to see an abundance of police officers looking for passengers in pickup trucks that are not buckled up.
|Jared Sandifer, LSP, Buckle Up in your Truck, Louisiana Highway Safety Commission|
|Posted on 9/1/2016 1:51:00 PM.|
The Louisiana Highway Safety Commission is reminding motorists about their responsibilities on the road when approaching an upcoming accident. The plea comes in the wake of the tragic crash that killed two people, including a district fire chief in St. John Parish.
|jessica bedwell, louisiana highway safety commission, bus crash, st john|
|Posted on 8/2/2016 4:18:00 AM.|
Drivers will now pay double what they used to for not wearing a seatbelt because of a new law that’s now in effect. Interim Director of the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission Ken Trull says the fine for a first offense has doubled from $25 to $50, and second offense fines have increased from $50 to $75. He says this is not about money, it’s about driver safety.More
|Ken Trull, Louisiana Highway Safety Commission, |
|Posted on 6/30/2016 4:33:00 AM.|
A statewide campaign begins today that seeks to reduce drunk driving this Fourth of July weekend. Jessica Bedwell with the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission says the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign will include multiple enforcement efforts aimed at keeping drunk drivers off the road. She says this risky behavior can result in more than just a DWI.
|Jessica Bedwell, Louisiana Highway Safety Commission, Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over|
|Posted on 4/22/2016 11:06:00 AM.|
The Buckle Up in Your Truck campaign begins today in Louisiana. Executive Director of the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission, John Leblanc says drivers of pickup trucks use their seatbelts less often than drivers of other vehicles.
|John Leblanc, Buckle Up In Your Truck, Louisiana Highway Safety Commission|
|Posted on 1/29/2016 10:58:00 AM.|
The Mardi Gras parade season has arrived and law enforcement is putting more officers on the roads. It's part of the Drive Sober or Get Pulled over Campaign, which will last through Fat Tuesday.
|Louisiana Highway Safety Commission, Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, Mardi Gras, John LeBlanc|
|Posted on 11/20/2015 11:58:00 AM.|
With the Thanksgiving holiday right around the corner, The Louisiana Highway Safety Commission kicks off their Click it or Ticket campaign this Sunday. State Police Trooper Michael Reichardt says make sure you buckle up, because it’s the first step in saving your life in case you’re in an accident.
|Click it or Ticket, Louisiana State Police, Louisiana Highway Safety Commission, Michael Reichardt|
|Posted on 10/1/2015 2:42:00 AM.|
A study shows more Louisiana drivers are buckling up this year. Louisiana Highway Safety Commission Executive Director Col. John LeBlanc says their 2015 Louisiana Seat Belt and Motorcycle Helmet Observation Survey found a record 86% of front seat passengers and drivers we’re using their seat belt.
|drivers, Louisiana Highway Safety Commission, John LeBlanc, Louisiana Seat Belt and Motorcycle Helmet Observation Study|
|Posted on 7/2/2015 3:56:00 AM.|
The Louisiana Highway Safety Commission announces their Independence Day "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign begins today. Deputy Director Ken Trull says their goal is to remove impaired drivers from the roadway and save lives.
|4th of July, Independence Day, Louisiana Highway Safety Commission, Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, Ken Trull|
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