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Investigating a Truck Accident Requires Resources

Posted on June 20th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

According to 2017 data from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, 4,889 large trucks and buses were involved in fatal accidents in one year in the United States, and many more were involved in serious injury crashes. Due to their large size in comparison to other vehicles on the road,…

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Drunk Truck Drivers are Extremely Dangerous

Drunk Truck Drivers are Extremely Dangerous

Posted on February 22nd, 2019 by Zane Cagle

Every driver should clearly know the law: It is strictly illegal to drive a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. These laws are in place due to the extremely high risk that a drunk driver will cause a crash and devastating injuries to innocent motorists. Despite the laws…

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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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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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Fatal Missouri Crashes Over Christmas Holiday

Posted on December 29th, 2017 by Zane Cagle

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a total of 491 crashes in Missouri over the weekend and included 125 injuries and five fatalities. MSHP also made 91 arrests for DWI’s over the holiday weekend and 49 drug arrest. Three of the fatalities occurred on December 23.  Additionally, a Springfield pedestrian…

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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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Safe Turkey Day Travels

Posted on November 21st, 2017 by Zane Cagle

Thanksgiving Holiday Travel Safety While we cannot offer any suggestions on surviving your family squabbles over politics at the dinner table, we can offer some driving safety tips for the Thanksgiving holiday travel. The National Safety Council publishes a Holiday Period Traffic Fatality Estimate which seems a bit grim during a holiday celebrating…

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