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Safe Travel Reminders for Labor Day Holiday Weekend

Posted on August 28th, 2018 by Zane Cagle

Experts Recommend a Focus on Safety for a Happy Holiday Missouri State Highway Patrol issued a safety message for Missouri drivers and boaters. Troopers encourage personal responsibility and safety at the forefront of your plans for the 2018 Labor Day Weekend celebration.  Labor Day is usually considered one of the last…

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Traveling Safely Over July 4th Holiday Weekend

Posted on June 29th, 2018 by Zane Cagle

Independence Day Holiday–Most Dangerous Weekend on the Roadways Since the Fourth falls on a Wednesday this year, we may have two actual celebration weekends prior to the Fourth and the weekend following. While last weekend was horrible for road fatalities, the upcoming Fourth of July weekend is usually destined to be…

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Summer Driving- 400 Road Death Estimated During This Memorial Day Weekend

Posted on May 23rd, 2018 by Zane Cagle

An Alarming Estimated 400 Road Deaths Estimated for Memorial Day Weekend The National Safety Council announced in a press release that 400 roadway deaths are estimated during this upcoming Memorial Day Weekend for the second year. In addition, they estimate that 45,800 people may be seriously injured on roadways during…

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Make the Fourth of July Weekend the Safest and Not the ‘Most Dangerous’

Posted on June 30th, 2017 by Zane Cagle

Keep the Holiday Fun by Practicing Some Safety Who doesn’t love the Fourth of July?  Safety reminders and a few minutes of planning can be the difference between injuries and a safe weekend. Due to alcohol, heavy traffic and fireworks, the holiday can be the most dangerous weekend of the summer.  …

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Two Recent Head-On Fatal Crashes on Highway 54

Posted on June 17th, 2016 by Zane Cagle

Fatal Head-On Crash Kills Three Three people area were killed in a  head-on crash on Highway 54 which was the second head-on crash  in a week. on this highway. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, an Oldsmobile Aurora driven by an Eldon, MO  woman was headed westbound in the eastbound lanes of Highway…

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Seven Car Crash Fatalities Over Memorial Day Weekend

Posted on May 31st, 2016 by Zane Cagle

Memorial Day Weekend Was Predicted to be One of Most Dangerous Many groups including the National Safety Council predicted the 2016 Memorial Day weekend holiday to be one of the most deadly holiday weekends of the year for motor vehicle crashes.  Memorial Day Weekend is the unofficial beginning of summer …

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Holiday Weekend–Serious Injury and Death Toll Rise in Missouri

Posted on September 8th, 2015 by Zane Cagle

Labor Day weekend is usually celebrated as the last long weekend of summer resulting in higher traffic volume on the intestates and waterways. This weekend saw an increase in water-related fatalities and also many car crashes. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, nearly 200 people were involved in 96…

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Missouri Traffic Crashes Kill 10 Over Holiday Weekend

Posted on July 7th, 2015 by Zane Cagle

Fourth of July Weekend is the Most Dangerous Driving Weekend. Last weekend was not an exception including several car crashes and motorcycle accidents. Ten people died resulting from motor vehicle crashes. More than half of those crashes occurred in the Ozarks according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. The holiday…

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Fewer Traffic Deaths and More Water Deaths Over Holiday Weekend in Missouri

Posted on July 15th, 2014 by Zane Cagle

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol,  a dozen people died over the Fourth of July  holiday weekend- six people died in traffic crashes  and three people died in boating accidents. In addition, three people drowned during the holiday counting period. The counting period began at 6 p.m. Thursday evening, July…

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20 Killed and Numerous Injured in Holiday Weekend Across Missouri

Posted on July 9th, 2013 by Zane Cagle

Seventeen people were killed in Missouri crashes over the Fourth of July holiday weekend in car, motorcycle and ATV crashes. As well, there were three apparent drowning’s that are currently being investigated. When I read the press release from the Missouri Highway Patrol, I was not only shocked by the…

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Memorial Day Weekend-Increased Risks of Auto & Boat Accidents Near St. Louis, Missouri

Posted on May 24th, 2013 by Zane Cagle

Memorial Day Weekend is the official beginning of summer!  Since it has been a long winter in Missouri, we are all excited to get summer underway.  Compared to other holidays,  Memorial Day weekend traditionally has a higher number of alcohol related car accident, second to Fourth of July holiday.  The…

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