There are plenty of circumstances in New Orleans and Covington where you may be safer if you download a ride-share app and arrange for someone else to drive you rather than getting behind the wheel yourself. The companies that offer these services are responsible for ensuring that you are safe, and that includes adequate insurance coverage. The attorneys at Bruno & Bruno have worked with many car accident victims whose ongoing medical expenses have exceeded coverage limits.
Tourism is one of the key economic engines driving the economy of Louisiana. Because of the state's access to the Gulf of Mexico, the Mississippi River and other bodies of water, many tourists flock to the state to embark on cruises along the river, Lake Pontchartrain or into the Gulf and beyond.
Many citizens of Louisiana make their living as commercial truck drivers. These motorists may be faced with unique risks that increase the chance of a crash. Often times, a hazard is related to driver fatigue. Due to this, government officials are making an effort to educate and guide commercial drivers.
As a popular tourist destination and commercial hub, New Orleans is a busy city with heavy traffic. There are a large number of commercial vehicles and semi trucks traveling through and in the city at any given time, and occupants of smaller vehicles may be at a higher risk of suffering injuries because of a truck-auto collision.
Large trucks, which weigh over 10,000 pounds gross, are something you may frequently see on Louisiana roadways. Due to your tractor trailer’s size and weight, it can cause a lot of damage and devastation to a passenger vehicle if you are involved in an accident. It is important to understand that in this type of crash, there is usually more than one factor or cause involved.