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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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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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