It's an assumption on my part, but I'm thinking it's a safe bet, that everyone reading this article has either been involved in a nasty car accident themselves, or knows someone who has.

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Fatal car accidents occur so often that, according to the Centers for Disease Control,

Road traffic crashes are a leading cause of death in the United States for people aged 1–54, and they are the leading cause of non-natural death for U.S. citizens residing or traveling abroad.

The Leading Cause of Death For People Aged 1-54

Did that number hit you like it hit me?  We spend millions promoting the ill-effects of tobacco usage and un-protected sex. The whole country has been brought to its knees by the COVID pandemic, and yet we've become so oblivious to the inherent dangers of driving, that there are those who will text, drink or even have supper while doing it.

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William Thomas Cain/Getty Images

What Are The Deadliest Roads in Louisiana?

In an article I discovered at, these 10 roads were determined by Safer America, an organization dedicated to gathering and sharing consumer safety information, to be the most deadly roads in Louisiana based on the total number of fatalities for each one from 2015 through 2017.

Take a look at the list and how many you travel of "Louisiana's 10 Most Deadly Roads"

Louisiana's 10 Most Deadly Roads

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