This wintery mix and icy weather is something we are not used to in Louisiana, which means many of us are not taught how to drive under these weather conditions. The Louisiana State Police posted a video on their Facebook page that gives tips to motorists who have to travel in this icy weather. Although the video shows some areas in north Louisiana where the conditions are worse, it is still good tips to for us here in Acadiana as we may have ice and slick conditions in some areas.

Troopers have been working a lot of crashes and helping motorists who have become stuck on the highway due to the weather.

For road closure information, motorists can utilize the 511 phone system. .
If you experience difficulties or witness hazardous situations while on the highway, you may notify the nearest State Police Troop by dialing *LSP (*577) from your cell phone.

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