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Why do dogs chase bikes?

If you’re out for a bike ride, you know you face a lot of risks. Even if you don’t make any mistakes and crash yourself, you could be hit by another motorist or doored by someone who’s getting out of their car. It only takes a split second for a peaceful bike ride to turn into a catastrophic accident. But there’s also a risk of

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Motor Vehicle Accidents

3 places drivers must take extra care to look out for pedestrians

Have you ever been shouted at by a driver while out walking? Something like, “Hey, watch where you are going” or “ Don’t sneak up on me like that.” As the one who has the most to lose in a collision with a car, you need to stay alert for your own safety. Yet, if a vehicle hits you, that does not mean it would

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Motorcycle Accidents

What to know about internal injuries after a motorcycle wreck

On average, riders tend to suffer more severe injuries than occupants of closed vehicles. This is because a motorcycle lacks most of the safety features found on a standard car. It means that even with the correct gear, there is a chance that you will still suffer injuries following an accident. Therefore, it is important to get cleared by your doctor even if you feel

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Bicycle Accidents

Getting “doored” by a car is not the only bike accident to avoid

Using a bicycle for transportation and recreation has become more popular than ever. It can help you save money on gas, it is good for the environment and it helps improve your physical condition. Unfortunately, bicycle accidents in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, continue putting cycling enthusiasts at risk of harm, often leaving them with severe injuries. If you enjoy riding a bicycle, becoming familiar with the

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Bicycle Accidents

Why cyclists can be difficult to see

While cars, trucks, and other motor vehicles are a formidable presence across Louisiana, many people opt for other forms of transport. For fitness reasons or convenience, some people choose to complete their journeys by cycling.  Cycling can be practical, invigorating and cost-effective, but it also has the potential to be dangerous. Sometimes, drivers can become aggressive towards cyclists, and many accidents are caused this way.

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Bicycle Accidents

What does it mean that Baton Rouge is a focus city?

The City of Baton Rouge is known as a focus city by the Federal Highway Administration. What does that mean? It means that the city has a high number of fatal pedestrian and bike crashes that affect the people who live there. In response to being found as a focus city in the mid-2000s, the Bike and Pedestrian Emphasis Area Action Plan was put into

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Road Safety

DOT announces comprehensive road safety strategy

The United States Department of Transportation (DOT) has announced a National Roadway Safety Strategy (NRSS) that aims to lessen serious injuries and fatalities on U.S. roads. Among the elements in this comprehensive strategy is a Safe System Approach that includes: Safer People Safer Roads Safer Vehicles Safer Speeds Post-Crash Care The “Safer Vehicles” portion of this approach involves taking actions that will put more vehicles

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Dog Bites

Why puncture wounds often get infected

Any wound can get infected, but you have an especially high risk of infection with a puncture wound. An example could be a dog bite, as dogs have long front teeth that can punch down through the skin and deeper into the flesh. Many times, because of the depth, this type of wound actually looks like it’s not as serious and it doesn’t bleed as

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Dog Bites

How do I prove negligence in a dog bite case?

You may love dogs, but not every dog is friendly. A bite can leave you with serious injuries that require extensive surgery to repair and months or years of healing time. If you are a dog attack victim, you might think it is pretty obvious that the dog owner should assume liability. However, this is not always the case. Here are a couple of questions

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