As Springfield MO residents excitedly gear up for the first three day holiday weekend of the year, the Missouri State Highway Patrol is also gearing up--for full participation in Operation Care (Combined Accident Reduction Effort) the entire Memorial Day Weekend. Its purpose--to reduce car crashes and traffic fatalities, and keep Springfield citizens safe on Missouri's highways.
Springfield Auto Accident Attorneys join the Missouri State Highway Patrol in urging everyone to think about safety when making their holiday plans. Of course we all believe that holidays are to be enjoyed, however... take special care to avoid distracted driving, and remember to buckle up. If you will be drinking, either have a designated driver or DON'T BE DRIVING!
How Does Operation C.A.R.E. (Combined Accident Reduction Effort) Reduce Springfield Car Crashes?
This Memorial Day every available Highway Patrol officer will be on the road enforcing traffic laws and assisting motorists. In addition, the Patrol will assign Troopers to 20-mile stretches along Interstates 35, 40, 44, 55, and 70, and U.S. Highways 60 and 63 over the weekend. Springfield and Nixa Car Crash Attorneys are pleased to hear that our dedicated Troopers will be on the alert for all traffic offenses; seat belt use, use of child safety seats, intoxicated drivers, and of course, speeding.
Can Operation Care reduce the number of holiday auto accidents from the 1,010 that were recorded in Missouri last Memorial Day Weekend, including six fatalities and 440 injuries?