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Man on Bond Causes Brutal Crash

A Louisiana man accused of murder in Pointe Coupee Parish and free on $250,000 bond crashed into a Ascension Parish Sheriff’s vehicle last Sunday in Gonzales. According to reports, Larry Snyder rear ended an unmarked Sheriff’s vehicle around 9:44 p.m. on Cornerview Road and drove away after the Pittsburgh truck¬†wreck. After the crash, deputies chased Snyder for half a mile before finally giving himself up to authorities. Police booked Snyder on charges of hit and run driving, second DWI, improper…

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Survey: Alcohol Dui Is Down But Drugged Driving Is On The Rise

While drunk driving is known to be a common problem, it is difficult to measure or accurately predict how prevalent the behavior is. Advocacy groups often pull statistics on alcohol-related crashes and drunk-driving arrest rates, but these data do not definitively reveal how many motorists are driving under the influence on U.S. roads and highways. Government regulators like the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration also try to gather drunk driving statistics, but they do so in a unique way. Every…

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