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How Much Do You Know About DUI’s?

Posted on October 11th, 2018 by Zane Cagle

“Driving Under the Influence” As there are so many DUI’s arrests in the US, they become “common”.  Sometimes people fail to think about the severity of  driving under the influence.  This is odd since most of us have been indirectly, if not directly, impacted by a drunk driver. In 2016, there were about 222…

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Two Fatal St. Louis Crashes in 12 Hours

Two Fatal St. Louis Crashes in 12 Hours

Posted on September 4th, 2018 by Zane Cagle

Head-On Collisions in Greater St. Louis Head-on car crashes are serious because the combination of forces of two vehicles colliding from the front.  Where other crashes such as a rear-end crashes distribute some of the impact through the vehicle, head-on collisions combine the velocity of both vehicles. Two fatal crashes happened within 12…

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Happy Labor Day

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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New Law Signed Last Week Focuses on Decreasing Distracted Driving

New Illinois Texting-While-Driving Law Increases Penalties

Posted on August 24th, 2018 by Zane Cagle

New Law Signed Last Week Focuses on Decreasing Distracted Driving House Bill 4846 was signed into law last week by Governor Bruce Rauner regarding driver’s use of cell phones while driving.  House Bill 4846 re-categorizes first-time offenses for drivers distracted by hand-held gadgets such as cell phones or GPS devices. Now, first…

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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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Illinois I-55 Semi-Crashes Blamed on “Bad Driving” Rather than Construction

Posted on December 22nd, 2017 by Zane Cagle

Serious Semi-Truck Crashes Occur on Same Stretch of Interstate 55 Illinois State Police say that bad driving behaviors are responsible for the latest serious crashes on I-55, not road construction. Twice in the last month, there have been two extremely serious semi-truck crashes on the same stretch of Interstate 55…

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Clark Bridge- Nearly 100 Accidents in a Year in Alton, Illinois

Posted on October 25th, 2017 by Zane Cagle

Ninety-Four Accidents, Two Fatal According to reports, in the last year, there have been nearly 100 motor vehicle accidents near the Clark Bridge in Alton, Illinois. Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) defines the entrance and exit of the Clark Bridge as far west as Henry Street and as far east as…

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Safe Driving Tips for Labor Day Weekend

Posted on August 31st, 2017 by Zane Cagle

Thousands Hit the Road for Labor Day Weekend Labor Day Weekend usually signals the last official weekend of summer. Many people will be taking to the roadways to enjoy soaking up sun and water fun.  With increased numbers of people on the roadway, road construction and the increase in alcohol consumption, highway…

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Fatality in Wrong-Way Crash at Lucas And Hunt, St. Louis, Missouri

Posted on July 14th, 2017 by Zane Cagle

One Killed in Three-Vehicle Crash in North County A 52 year-old St. Louis woman died at the scene of a traffic collision after a vehicle traveling the opposite direction struck her and another driver in a head-on collision. The incident occurred at approximately 1 p.m. Tuesday afternoon on Lucas and…

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Fatal Missouri Motorcycle Crashes on the Rise

Posted on May 9th, 2017 by Zane Cagle

Starting Motorcycle Season with Record High Motorcycle Fatalities In a timely notification, the Missouri Transportation Department reported that more than 1,900 motorcyclists were injured in 20166 and a record high of 122 were killed in Missouri traffic accidents.  According to Kelly Jackson, “Over the last four years, we’ve seen a…

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