A busy metropolis like New Orleans will see its share of traffic disturbances from time to time. Whether the result is a single car fender bender or a multi-car wreck, car accidents can cause a plethora of traffic problems. When an accident occurs, a ripple effect of backed up traffic may become part of the day's headlines. For those directly involved in an accident, a single event can have a ripple effect on individual quality of life that last long after a car is repaired.
Our New Orleans readers may have seen a recent post that detailed Louisiana's higher than average rate of injury-related deaths. The sad fact that negligent drivers are often to blame for car accidents should encourage many Louisiana residents to practice safe driving techniques and to always wear their seatbelts.