Parents know that children are remarkably resilient in many ways. The most common example is seeing children take a tumble, then jump right back up, and keep playing. Unfortunately, as we age, people lose that ability jump back up. By the time we turn 65, falls become the leading cause of death with tens of thousands of them happening each year.
How many times have you gotten up in the morning feeling more tired than you did when you went to bed? Perhaps you can’t count the number of times. If so, you are like many other people here in Louisiana. It seems as though many people live in a constant state of sleep deprivation.
The people of Louisiana can be proud of many things about their state and its residents. But one thing that shouldn't make that long list is that we are one of the top three states for hit-and-run related fatalities.
Some people choose a particular make or model of a car or truck because they believe it to be the safest motor vehicle. Those who put a premium on safety would do better than to base their opinions on looks or size as well as what they may have heard anecdotally. There is actually a four primary factors used by The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) to measure the safety of a car in a crash test. While each organization has their own ratings, the criteria are essentially the same.
With the gorgeous spring weather upon us, many Louisiana hunters are putting on their gear and heading outside. Turkey season is upon us, and hunters are looking forward to spending some time in the wilderness in hopes of bagging a big fowl.