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Recent Report–Drunk Walking Can be as Deadly as Drunk Driving

Posted on February 12th, 2016 by Zane Cagle

Pedestrian Deaths are Up Fifteen Percent According to a recent article in Consumer Affairs, pedestrian deaths are up 15 percent since 2009. Using data from the U.S. Department of Fatality Analysis Reporting Systems (FARS), a team at Alcoholic.org compared the dangers of driving and walking while intoxicated.  While FARS data…

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Halloween Safety Tips

Posted on October 26th, 2015 by Zane Cagle

Safety Tips for Halloween: Pumpkins Decorating Pumpkins:  Have children decorate pumpkins with markers, glitter or paint and leave the carving to the adults Use candles with care. Place candlelit pumpkins on sturdy surfaces, away from curtains and other flammable objects. Never leave candlelit pumpkins unattended. Try lighting pumpkins with flashlights, battery…

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Mother Obtains $1,508,500.00 Settlement for Son Killed In Westport

Posted on August 12th, 2015 by Zane Cagle

Man Dragged under Car in Westport, Kansas City, Missouri Plaintiff’s counsel praised the collection of evidence by the Kansas City Police Department. Attorney Zane Cagle stated, “The police department’s collection of evidence was superior to that usually seen in pedestrian death cases.” Likewise, Mr. Cagle said, “The KCPD collection of…

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Missouri Spring Road Construction: Expect Delays and Excercise Caution

Posted on April 6th, 2015 by Zane Cagle

Spring time is finally here!!!  Baseball season, trips to the lake and longer days to enjoy the sunshine! Spring is also the season when many road repair projects are begun or already in full swing by April. Missouri Department of Transportation has a website that displays current closure, expected delays…

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Missouri Has High Number of Interstate Pedestrian Deaths

Posted on March 9th, 2015 by Zane Cagle

Missouri has a problem with pedestrians being killed on the Interstate Highway System. The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety completed a study examining pedestrian deaths in the nation from 1993 to 2012 and found that 386 pedestrians were killed on Missouri’s interstate highways during that time period. That number represented 23…

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Nine Roadway Fatalities in Missouri Over NYE Holiday

Posted on January 7th, 2015 by Zane Cagle

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported nine fatalities during the New Year’s Even holiday counting period from 6 p.m. December 31, 2014 to 11:59, Sunday, January 4, 2015. Troopers investigated 344 traffic crashes with 116 injuries.  As well, troopers made 90 arrests for driving while intoxicated during the 102-hour counting…

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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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Alleged Drunken Driver Injures 22 yr-old Pregnant Woman in St. Louis, Missouri

Posted on November 29th, 2012 by Zane Cagle

A suspected drunken driver hit a pregnant pedestrian in Pine Lawn yesterday afternoon at the corner of Jennings Station and Vetter Place in St. Louis, Missouri.  A driver of a semi-truck observed the driver of a Mitsubishi Montero sport utility driving swerving and driving erratically. The truck driver followed the Montero…

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Authorities Urge Missouri Drivers to Move a Safe Distance after Interstate Crashes

Posted on October 25th, 2012 by Zane Cagle

A Lee’s Summit, Missouri woman is dead after being struck by three SUVs while inspecting her crashed vehicle in the roadway, according to the Kansas City Star.  She struck the center cable barrier and was standing outside her vehicle assessing the damage when she was knocked over by one SUV,…

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Feds Test Safety in Communicating Cars — Potential for Safety in St. Louis, Missouri?

Posted on August 23rd, 2012 by Zane Cagle

In Ann Arbor, MI, tests will be run to see if collisions can be reduced by having cars communicate with each other wirelessly.  These cars could warn the driver that traffic is stopped ahead, that a driver is about the blow through a red light, or other dangerous conditions that…

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Smart Phone App & Car Crash Information Form Can Assist You After an Accident in St. Louis, Missouri

Posted on July 25th, 2012 by Zane Cagle

The moment you are struck by another car can be incredibly hectic.  Is everyone ok?  How much damage is there?  Should we move the cars out of traffic?  With all of these things, and more, running through your head at once, it can be very hard to get organized and…

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School Bus and Car Collide in St. Louis; Two Children Struck at Bus Stop in De Soto

Posted on October 5th, 2011 by Zane Cagle

Two separate incidents have renewed the call for safety around bus stops. A car rear-ended a school bus  on October 3 in north St. Louis bus accident, injuring nine people, including three children. The cause of the crash is unclear. In a separate accident, on October 5, two children were struck…

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