AAA national survey puts Louisiana second in hit & run fatal crashes
Posted on 4/26/2018 11:45:00 AM.
Louisiana now ranks second in the nation with the highest hit and run rate of fatal crashes per capita, according to a new survey from the AAA foundation. The national study concluded there is a hit and run fatality every minute in the nation. More
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TRIP: Poor roads cost Louisiana motorists additional $6.5 billion
Posted on 3/29/2017 11:28:00 AM.

A report from the national transportation research group TRIP finds Louisiana drivers are paying an additional $6.5 billion annually because of poor transportation infrastructure.

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LSP: 15 people dead in ten fatal crashes since Friday
Posted on 3/27/2017 1:49:00 PM.
State Police say it was a deadly weekend on Louisiana's roadways. From Friday through Monday morning, troopers investigated 10 fatal crashes that resulted in the deaths of 15 people. Sgt. Jared Sandifer says these tragedies, which also claimed the lives of children and teenagers, were preventable.
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Number of fatal crashes in Louisiana increased in 2014
Posted on 11/17/2015 11:53:00 AM.
The Louisiana Highway Safety Commission says, despite increased seat belt usage, the number of fatal crashes in Louisiana increased from 2013 to 2014.  According to finalized data, there were 664 fatal crashes on Louisiana roadways killing 739 people last year.  
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State Police: 3 people dead after 2 crashes on Tuesday
Posted on 12/3/2014 10:31:00 AM.
State Police say a Donaldsonville man was killed Tuesday night when his vehicle crashed into a dump truck in a construction zone in Ascension Parish.  Trooper Jared Sandifer says 42-year-old Kirt Canova ignored a flag man who was attempting to control traffic in a construction zone on LA 30.

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