How a “Designated Texter” Can Limit Distracted Driving

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Each year, over 400,000 people are injured in car accidents involving distracted drivers. Distracted driving is as dangerous as drinking and driving. As people are getting more and more addicted to mobile devices, the number of car accidents caused … [Read more...]

Tragic Car Accident Claims Life of Bride-To-Be

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"Distracted driving kills." In 2012, 3, 328 people were killed in car accidents caused by distracted drivers. Studies have shown that taking self-portraits using phone cameras while driving is becoming popular, especially among teenagers. … [Read more...]

Lawmakers Get a Taste of Texting and Driving


Distracted driving, such as texting and driving, is a leading cause of car accidents not only in Missouri, but in the United States. According to The National Safety Council, each year, distracted driving causes as many as 200,000 motor vehicle … [Read more...]

Are You Texting While Driving?


It is a fact that driver distraction is one of the leading causes of car accidents not only in Missouri, but in the entire United States. A driver may be distracted by passengers, music playing in the car, other vehicles on the road, or simply by … [Read more...]

Decreasing Fatalities Caused by Distracted Teen Drivers


Most drivers know about the dangers of distracted driving and acknowledge that it is a problem. Yet people still continue to participate in activities inside their vehicles that distract them from giving their full attention to the road. People eat, … [Read more...]

Common Reasons for Teen Car Accidents


Accidents involving teens are common not only in Missouri, but throughout the United States. Unfortunately, many car accidents occurring in Missouri have a teenage driver involved in them. Statistics suggest that, per mile driven, drivers ages 16 to … [Read more...]

Educating Teens on Safe Driving


A large number of car accidents occurring in Missouri and other parts of United States involve teenagers. The same view is echoed by law enforcement officials and other safety groups. Teenage drivers are at a high risk of getting involved in road … [Read more...]

Texting and Driving on Missouri Roadways

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A collision can happen in a split second. The NTSB estimates that at any given moment almost 1 in every 100 motor vehicle drivers are texting, emailing, or surfing the web. Nearly 20% of all car accidents each year can be attributed to distracted … [Read more...]