Louisiana Right of Way Rules: Explained

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Whether you’re driving to work, taking a day trip to one of Louisiana’s beautiful parks, or walking in one of our bustling towns, you are subject to Louisiana’s right of way laws. A right of way rule defines who must yield to whom at a given intersection, and applies to everyone using the road, whether…

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10 Steps to Take After Being in a Motorcycle Accident

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Nobody expects a motorcycle crash to happen to them, and yet thousands happen every year in the state of Louisiana. If you’ve been the victim of a motorcycle crash, you could be seriously injured, in physical pain, and unsure of what to do next. All too often at , we hear our clients saying that…

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5 Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents in Louisiana

Every year, nearly 2,000 Louisiana motorcyclists are involved in traffic accidents, suffering injuries, busted bikes, and for more than 80 of them, wrongful death. While there are a variety of reasons that can contribute to a motorcycle accident, nearly all of them can be attributed to driver negligence. The majority of motorcycle accidents are the…

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Motorcycle Helmet Laws in Louisiana

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On sunny Louisiana days, you may feel tempted to cast your helmet aside and take off on your motorcycle to enjoy the breeze. While this may seem like a good idea, neglecting to wear a helmet or the proper protective gear is very dangerous to yourself and others surrounding you on the road in the…

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What are the Motorcycle Laws in Louisiana?

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Many Louisianians enjoy motorcycling around our beautiful state, and it’s easy to see why. Our miles of scenic coastline; our highways running through marsh, swamp, and bayou; and our wide-open roads lend themselves to some of the best motorcycle riding you can enjoy. However, to safely ride in our state, you need to be sure…

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Motorcyclist Killed in the Early-Morning Collision in St. Tammany

In the early morning hours, in St. Tammany, a motorcyclist was killed in a brutal collision with a truck. The truck did not yield when faced with a stop sign, and thus was the cause of this terrible accident. The driver of the truck was wearing a seatbelt and did not sustain any injuries. Unfortunately,…

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May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

Motorcycles are the preferred form of transportation for thousands of people in Louisiana and across the country. Their open-air freedom and the feeling of the open road, as well as the motorcycle lifestyle, are appealing to many. However, motorcycles are far more dangerous to drive on Louisiana roads than passenger cars and trucks. Because motorcyclists…

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