In certain types of weather, it can be extremely difficult to drive safely. While Louisiana does not often experience freezing temperatures, sleet or snow, it does get its fair share of rain throughout the year. And wet roadways are one the of the leading causes of personal injury accidents on roads and highways throughout the country.
Wet roads are responsible for a significant number of accidents throughout the year. U.S. Department of Transportation statistics indicate that over 1.2 million auto accidents every year are related to weather conditions, particularly rain. Weather is responsible for around 5,000 vehicular deaths and 418,000 injuries annually. Bad weather conditions and precipitation are significant threats to the well-being of all motorists.