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National Teen Driver Safety Week

Posted on October 21st, 2020 by Zane Cagle

National Teen Driver Safety Week hopes to involve parents and teens in safe driving discussions.  If you have a teen driver, you generally worry. Maybe you do not worry about your teen’s ability to drive, but you worry about other drivers.  No matter how safe each us of are, we…

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Labor Day Weekend Crash Fatalities

Posted on September 10th, 2020 by Zane Cagle

Thirteen people died due to traffic crashes over the 2020 Labor Day weekend according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol press release. This is an increase over the 2019 holiday weekend that produced nine fatalities.   There were 274 traffic collisions resulting in 124 injuries, 145 DWI’s and 89 drug arrests…

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Nine MO Fatal Motorcycle Crashes in 18 Days

Posted on August 19th, 2020 by Zane Cagle

Summer is motorcycle season. Motorcycles account for only 1% of miles driven in the U.S., yet they make up 15% of traffic deaths. Since 2004, over 4,000 people have died every year up to 2014 in motorcycle crashes. In 2007 and 2008, deaths exceeded 5,000 per year according to the…

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August Tractor Trailer Crash Deaths in Missouri

Posted on August 14th, 2020 by Zane Cagle

In reality, the number of truck crashes with large semi-trucks should not be common due to truck driver error. Truck drivers are trained professional drivers tasked with the responsibility of safely transporting goods and sometimes hazardous materials across the country.  Many of us know truck drivers personally and know the…

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Myths About Car Accident Injury Claims

Posted on July 2nd, 2020 by Zane Cagle

After a car accident, you need to be aware of some false assumptions or myths. Few people question those myths until they are actually involved in a car crash. According to the auto insurance industry information, the average person will be in in a crash every 18 years–thus about four…

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Halloween Safety for Drivers and Pedestrians

Posted on October 31st, 2019 by Zane Cagle

Halloween in St. Louis Halloween in St. Louis is always a big deal!  Parents are pretty familiar with the horror stories of unsafe treats and avoiding homemade treats. But, the biggest danger to trick-or-treaters is actually motor vehicle traffic.  Motorists and pedestrians interacting safely this evening is the biggest concern…

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Many Are Getting Grouchy About Distracted Driving

Posted on April 26th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

Distracted Driving Becoming a Old, Familiar Topic When most of us think about distracted driving, we think of those drivers who look at their mobile phones while driving. However, distracted driving can be any driving behavior that causes you take your eyes off of the roadway. These behaviors include time…

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Missouri Head-On Collisions Thus Far in 2019

Posted on April 4th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

March Maintains High Numbers of Head-on Collisions According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol motor vehicle incident reports, we studied the  head-on collisions in Missouri for the months of January, February and March. January had 13 head-on collisions. In those collisions, there were 11 fatalities and 11 serious injuries.   In…

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St Patrick’s Day Traditionally a Boozy Holiday

Posted on March 15th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

Plan Ahead for Safe Transportation after St. Pat’s Celebration You absolutely can have a GREAT time celebrating St. Patrick’s Day and be responsible.  Simply making a plan for safe transportation after the party keeps everyone safe. We do not generally act responsibly once the drinking begins, thus do the responsible…

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ight Fatalities Across Missouri Over New Year's Holiday

Weekend Weather Brings Fatalities and Serious Injuries in Missouri

Posted on February 18th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

Predicted Snow Impacts Various Parts of Missouri Roadways According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, there were five car crash fatalities over the weekend. Local law enforcement also worked fatal crashes in addition to the MSHP.  The northern portion of the state received quite a bit more snow than did the…

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