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Elephants Prop Up 18 Wheeler On I-49

A long haul trucker uses elephant power to keep his rig from tipping over along I-49 in Natchitoches Parish.

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Work Zone Awareness Week Underway In Louisiana

A staggering number of fatalities have occurred in work zones since 2013. It's up to us as drivers to slow down and obey the signs. The workers in the orange vests want to get home to their family too.

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5 Unwritten Rules I Wish More People Would Remember [Opinion]

Decency is going the way of the dinosaur. I think actions without consequences may be what killed it. Here are 5 little things that people shouldn't have to be reminded of, but you know they do.

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Highway Fatalities Show Major Decline In Louisiana

Congratulations! What you're doing is working. Since 2007 fatal crashes on Louisiana roadways have decreased by almost 30%

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Lafayette Weather – Foggy Monday, Colder By Midweek

Acadiana drivers can expect wet roads and foggy conditions as they make way in to work and school this morning. If you're looking for blue skies you might have to wait until the middle of the week.

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Lafayette’s Most Challenging Left Turns [Opinion]

There is nothing more agonizing than waiting to make a left turn on to some of Lafayette's busy streets. There are some left turns I won't even attempt. Here are some of the more challenging intersections and crossovers that I have found in my travels around town.

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Lafayette Travel Alert – Road Closures Thursday & Friday

We're saving you some travel time this morning by reminding you of where the slowdowns due to construction will be over the next couple of days.

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Thanksgiving Travel Expected To Be The Busiest Since 2007

The lower prices for fuel and an overall improvement in the economy has more Americans feeling confident about having money to spend. That confidence translates into more vehicles on the roadway since 90% of Americans on the go this weekend will do so via automobile.

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New Survey Says Louisiana Drivers Are Not Smart With Phone Use Behind The Wheel

Seventy-seven percent of younger drivers say they believe they can safely text while driving. I would imagine that is why the insurance rates for drivers in that age group are so incredibly high.

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Gas Prices Continues To Drop For Louisiana Drivers

The trend toward lower fuel prices is expected to continue through the holiday season. Where can you find the lowest prices for gas in Acadiana? We've got the answer.

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