WHAT’S UP WEDNESDAY: 07/17/19

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 Using a seat belt is the best defense in a vehicle crash. Since a crash can occur at any time, it is very important to buckle your seat belt regardless of the traveling distance. According to the National Highway Safety Administration (NHSA), seat belts saved 14,955 lives involved in accidents nationwide. […]

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WHAT’S UP WEDNESDAY: 07/10/19

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 Self-driving or autonomous cars have gone from science fiction in the past to a reality in our future. A lot of people think of the technology as being all or nothing. Either the car is a self-driving vehicle or not. However, the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) has broken autonomous vehicles […]

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WHAT’S UP WEDNESDAY: 07/03/19

Wednesday, July 03, 2019 The Fourth of July is a time to recognize the abundance of freedoms we enjoy in America. It is a wonderful time to celebrate with family, friends, food and fireworks. Tragically, due to drunk driving, it is also one of the deadliest holidays of the year. According to the NHTSA, every […]

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WHAT’S UP WEDNESDAY: 06/26/19

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 When the phrase the dark aide is mentioned, it could be in reference to many different subjects. For example: Star Wars (i.e. Darth Vader), Transformers movie (ship’s name in the television series), Physicists (an affiliation of researching dark matter), Tales from the Dark Side (1990 horror movie), several different books, or […]

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WHAT’S UP WEDNESDAY: 06/19/19

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 Anyone that has traveled the Causeway Bridge, or anywhere else in the area by large bodies of water, recently has seen the unusually large swarms of midges. The bugs can be seen on hundreds of pictures posted on Social Media recently. The midges have become such a local problem that the […]

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WHAT’S UP WEDNESDAY: 06/12/19

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 Gas is the vehicle’s food that keeps it going. Running out of gas is not just a hassle; it could also be a potentially dangerous on high speed roadways. It is very important to always be aware of how much gas is in the tank prior to getting on the Causeway […]

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WHAT’S UP WEDNESDAY: 06/05/19

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 School has officially ended in Louisiana. It is the time when teens spend more time on the roadway with friends or working summer jobs. The time between Memorial Day and Labor Day is known as the “100 Deadliest Days” for teenage drivers. This time period received that title due to a […]

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WHAT’S UP WEDNESDAY: 05/22/19

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. With warmer weather, it’s time to remind everyone about motorcycle safety. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 5,172 motorcyclists were killed in crashes in 2017. All drivers must be alert and share the road to help reduce the number of fatalities and […]

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