Proposed rule for vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication on light vehicles could save 1000’s of lives

The U.S. Department of Transportation issued a proposed rule that would advance the deployment of connected vehicle technologies throughout the U.S. light vehicle fleet. The Proposed Rule-making notice would enable vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication technology on all new light-duty vehicles, enabling a host of new crash-avoidance applications that have the potential to prevent hundreds of thousands […]

Man in stable condition after his vehicle falls from Causeway bridge

Authorities updated the community to say that the person inside the vehicle that recently fell from the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway bridge was “OK,” an August 8 article of WGNO reported. According to reports, traffic flow on the bridge was blocked on August 8 while responding crews worked to salvage a vehicle that fell from the bridge after […]

3 persons injured in Lake Charles 18-wheeler accident

At least three people, including a pregnant woman, were rushed to the hospital following an eight-vehicle accident caused by an 18-wheeler in Lake Charles. Just before 2 p.m. on April 27, an 18-wheeler and another vehicle caught fire after a collision on the westbound lane of I-10 between Enterprise Boulevard and Ryan Street. Dale Carson, a passerby who […]