Summer in Mississippi means wearing as little as you can get away with. For many people, that means living in flip-flops.
When you're sharing the road with a commercial truck, you hope that the driver isn't under the influence of drugs or alcohol or exhausted from driving for more hours than he or she is allowed. You should also be hoping that the driver isn't dehydrated.
A Mississippi farmer is dead after a logging truck collided with his pickup truck. The driver of the logging truck was hospitalized for his injuries. The crash occurred the morning of June 7. The man who died was delivering strawberries from his family farm. News video of the aftermath of the crash shows the crumpled remains of the pickup truck.
Most of us will spend at least some of the upcoming summer on a road trip, whether it's a weekend at the lake or a drive to Disney World. No one wants their vacation marred by a crash. We can't control what other drivers do, but there are steps we can all take to protect those in our vehicle.
Does it seem like texting drivers are everywhere? Despite the known dangers of texting behind the wheel and the laws enacted to prevent it, too many people can't run a simple errand without keeping in touch with friends and family. The texting problem can be particularly bad when people are driving to and from work and perhaps stuck in traffic or trying to multi-task.
Rush hour driving is a part of life for many people. Every day before and after work they fight traffic to reach their office and home.
If you are part of a car accident, it won't be long before you find yourself on the phone with your car insurance agent.
As a driver, how often do you look around just to realize that you are surrounded by commercial trucks? If you find yourself on the roads around the state of Mississippi, you know that this is all too common.
In 2016 alone, speeding killed more than 10,000 people throughout the United States. Despite this statistic, many people continue to break the law when they get behind the wheel.
As a Mississippi resident, you should never be surprised when the weather takes a turn for the worse. For example, you could be driving down the road with no problems, only to find yourself in the middle of a dense fog bank.