Before You Drive an Off-Road Recreational Vehicle, Learn the Safety Essentials

It’s a scenario that Jefferson Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office in Jennings, Louisiana, sees time and again: children under the age of 16 riding ATVs (all-terrain vehicles) without adult supervision.  “Typically after school the kids are home, and it’s a very rural parish, so they’re always on the road with ATVs,” Sheriff Ivy Woods told KPLC…

Warning: Severe Weather Safety Preparation

Severe weather tallied over 500 fatalities and more than $165 billion in combined property and crop damage in 2022.  Scientists say it’s only going to get worse.  According to experts who squarely blame man-made climate change, predictions show that these swelling disasters will get more frequent and more costly. All of which is not good news for…

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Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month: Tips for Riders to Stay Safe

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, a time to spread awareness about how to ride a motorcycle and stay safe on roads across Louisiana and the U.S. Because motorcyclist safety is everyone’s safety. Safe driving and riding practices, along with cooperation from all road users, can help reduce the number of fatalities and injuries on highways across the nation.