Blog Posts in September, 2011

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Do Red-Light Cameras Help to Reduce Car Accidents in Southeast Missouri?

Red-light runners, or RLR, are popping up all throughout the state and are a significant contributor to car accidents in Perryville, Kennett and Sikeston. Law enforcement officials are on to it though ...
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Review of Cargo Tank Rollover Video as It Applies to Truck Accidents in Missouri

A truck accident can happen anywhere, from Lewis County Missouri to Newton County. And because a cargo tank truck accident involving a rollover has many factors in common with all truck accidents and ...
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Joplin Missouri Motorcycle Accident Sends Two to the Hospital

One of the most common causes of motorcycle accidents is other vehicles failing to notice them, particularly when the other vehicles are making a turn. Motorcyclists are also much more difficult for a ...
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Greene County Sheriff Joins Statewide Effort to Crack Down on Distracted and Impaired Drivers

If you were driving through Greene County Missouri on Interstate 44 at the end of summer, you probably noticed more Greene County Sheriff officers than usual. That is because the "HEAT was On". The ...
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It Is That Time of Year Again in Southeast Missouri - Battle of The Belt

Battle of the Belt is a safety belt competition from the Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety held in southeast Missouri and through out the State between Missouri High Schools. The goal is to ...
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'Battle of the Belt' to Promote Seat Belt Use and Help Reduce Teen Car Accidents in Bootheel

High schools around the state will be battling it out against each other in attempt to win some prizes from Ford Driving Skills for Life. Schools can still sign up for the Battle of the Belt ...
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Underage Driver Involved in Kansas City Drunk Driving Car Accident - Party Host Faces Criminal Charges

A 46-year-old woman who held a Halloween party for minors on Halloween two years ago is being charged with the death of a 16-year-old driver. One of the guests, age 19, left the party, attempted to ...
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Head On Collision in Osage County Kills One, Sends Seven More to Columbia Missouri Hospitals

One of the most frightening and deadly types of car accidents is the head-on collision. Unlike being rear-ended or t-boned, which you might not see coming, people involved in a head on collision ...
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Woman Charged with Six Felonies after Missouri Boating Accident

A boating accident that killed two people and injured three others will go to trial in the spring of 2012. A Poplar Bluff woman has been charged with a felony of first-degree endangering the welfare ...
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An Explanation of Workers' Compensation Benefits for Injured Joplin Missouri Workers

If you are injured on the job in Joplin, Missouri, you probably already know that you will be able to receive workers' compensation benefits to cover your medical treatment. However, many Joplin ...
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AAA Reveals Hypocritical Drivers are Causing Car Accident in Kansas City and Elsewhere

As more and more drivers are focusing on the bad habits of other drivers, many of them remain just as guilty of dangerous habits as the ones they criticize. According to a recent study, conducted by ...
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Medical Condition Causes Missouri Tractor Trailer Accident Leading to 8,000 Gallon Oil Spill

Most collisions between passenger vehicles and tractor trailers involve much more serious injury to the occupants of the passenger vehicle (over 90%). But, it would be unfair to assume that all such ...
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Woman Thrown From Vehicle Near Neosho Missouri Illuminates the Dangers of Driving Without a Seat Belt

An article about a one car auto accident in the Neosho Daily News highlights the dangers of driving without buckling up. Neosho car accident lawyers have repeatedly seen the results of unrestrained ...
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Fatal Accident in Stone County Missouri a Reminder to Slow Down and Pay Attention

Stone County car accident lawyers want you to know about the dangers of speeding and the lack of driver attention as contributing factors to car accidents. The Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP) ...
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Effectiveness of GDL Program to Prevent Fatal Teen Car Accidents in Kansas City Questioned

Your teen driver must complete a number of restricted driving stages before he or she is eligible to receive a full driver's license, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). ...
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Columbia Missouri Police Institute "You Drink & Drive, You Lose" Initiative With Sobriety Checkpoints

The Columbia Missouri Police Department is continuing its ongoing efforts to stop impaired drivers with the "You Drink & Drive, You Lose" campaign that runs from Sept. 19-25. As Columbia car accident ...
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National Child Passenger Safety Week Send Important Message to Joplin Missouri Drivers

Joplin Missouri parents should be glad to hear that September 18-24 is National Child Passenger Safety Week. This annual program seeks to enhance public awareness of the vital importance of child ...
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National Child Passenger Safety Week in Perryville, Missouri

National Child Passenger Safety Week is September 18-24, 2011. The Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP) joins the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to promote child passenger ...
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Kansas City Livable Streets Resolution Promotes Bicycle Safety Policies to Reduce Bicycle Accidents

Earlier this year Kansas City, Missouri joined several other cities throughout the State to become part of the national Complete Streets policies set. Kansas City, Missouri City Council adopted the ...
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MSHP's New Campaign Aims to Reduce Risks of Distracted-Driving Car Accidents in Kansas City, Missouri

A new campaign was recently launched by the Missouri State Highway Patrol to help reduce the risks of distracted-driving car accidents in Kansas City, Missouri. The campaign is looking to help educate ...
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Missouri State Highway Patrol Reminds Bolivar, Missouri Drivers about National Farm Safety and Health Week

Bolivar Missouri car accident lawyers join Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP) in reminding drivers to stay alert during harvest time. National Farm Safety and Health Week is September 18 -24 this ...
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Parents Urged to Talk to Teens to Prevent Car Accidents in Kansas City

A 16-year-old driver was seriously injured after being involved in a traffic accident with a tractor-trailer recently in Morgan County on Highway 52 near Route C, according to Lake News Online. The ...
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Parents Can Help to Prevent a Poplar Bluff Teen Car Accident this School Year

Missouri police are on the hunt for a driver that was involved in a hit-and-run car accident in Poplar Bluff that took the life of a teen on a scooter, according to KOAM 7. It happened when the ...
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Teen and Young Adult Drivers are at Greater Risk for Commercial Truck Accidents in Springfield, Missouri

Now that school is back in session it is a good time to talk about the risks involved in driving for drivers aged 17-24. And that is why the Missouri truck accident lawyers want to make everyone aware ...
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Head-On Collision in Boone County Missouri Sends Seven to the Hospital--Five Were Not Using Seat Belts

A two car accident in Boone County has sent seven people to the hospital, one with serious injuries. This unfortunate head-on collision happened on August 16th near the Midway Expo Center on Hwy 40. ...
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