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Memorial Day Safety Tips!

We want you to have the most memorable Memorial Day imaginable. But we also want you and your family to stay safe. Wherever your adventures may take you, be sure to keep these simple safety pointers ...
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Sharing the Road with Self-Driving Cars

Think You Aren’t Sharing the Road with Self-Driving Cars? Think Again. A few years ago, self-driving cars were essentially science fiction. Today, they’re a real thing… and ...
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Agressive driving and semi-trucks: A deadly combination for Missouri drivers

At one time or another, we've all gotten impatient while behind the wheel. How motorists react to that feeling of impatience, however, could directly impact their auto accident risks. Safety experts ...
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Common causes of Missouri trucking accidents (and how to avoid them)

It's no secret that semi-truck accidents can be deadly, especially when they involve an average motorist. The sheer size of commercial trucks (10,000 lbs up to 80,000 lbs) increases the magnitude of ...
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Accidents involving semi-trucks and Missouri pedestrians can have catastrophic consequences

Our Missouri truck accident attorneys urge you to be ever-cautious of big rigs, whether you're in a passenger vehicle, on a motorcycle, or on foot. Even though you'd like to believe that you ...
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Preventing semi-truck accidents in Missouri: How drivers can be proactive

Missouri semi-truck accidents can result in serious, life-threatening injuries, especially when they involve smaller passenger vehicles that are no match for these large trucks. The good news: when ...
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Sharing the road safely: Tips to help you avoid Missouri semi-truck accidents

Sharing the road with semi-trucks is an inevitable part of roadway travel in Missouri. In order to travel safely, drivers of smaller passenger vehicles must be mindful of large trucks' physical ...
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"Tailgating" a major cause of Missouri accidents involving semi-trucks

Have you ever wondered how following distance - the distance between your vehicle and the vehicle traveling in front of you - plays a role in Missouri truck accidents ? You might have noticed that ...
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Avoiding semi-truck accidents: Five tips for Missouri drivers

Sharing the road with a semi-truck can be challenging, especially when traffic is heavy or road conditions are bad. In this post, our Missouri truck accident lawyers provide five tips to help you ...
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Pedestrians & Missouri semi-trucks: A deadly combintation

As Missouri personal injury lawyers, we know that semi-truck accidents commonly have disastrous consequences for the occupants of smaller vehicles. Pedestrians, however, are even more at-risk for ...
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Semi-truck crash deaths on the rise in Missouri, nationwide

As our Missouri personal injury lawyers know, serious injuries are common in semi-truck accidents. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), traffic fatalities decreased ...
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Catastrophic, life-threatening injuries common in Missouri semi-truck accidents

As Missouri personal injury lawyers, we know that accidents involving semi-trucks commonly cause catastrophic, life-threatening injuries. Because of their immense size and weight, semi-trucks (and ...
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Woman killed, five injured after Missouri semi-truck/SUV collision

On Monday, a woman was killed and five others were injured - including two children - when a tractor trailer slammed into an SUV on U.S. 40 in Kansas City. It happened around 2:00 p.m. According to ...
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Watch out for farming vehicles on Missouri roads during harvest season

On September 17, a Pennsylvania man died and three others were injured in a serious crash involving four vehicles, including a farm tractor. According to the Reading Eagle, 33 year-old John Strunk was ...
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Some weight limit rules relaxed for Missouri's drought-striken farmers: Drivers urged to use caution

This summer is proving to be a tough one for Missouri farmers, who are currently facing both extreme heat and the worst drought to hit the United States since 1956. Because of the devastating impact ...
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Shifting loads and cargo spills create hazards for Missouri drivers

Truck accidents can be caused by various factors, but insecure cargo or improperly loaded supplies can be especially dangerous. Sadly, all too often, people are injured or killed in cargo related ...
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Semi-Truck Slams Into MoDOT Vehicle, Injuring 1: Drivers Urged to Make Work Zone Safety a Priority

Yesterday, a Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) worker suffered minor injuries after a semi-truck crashed into a MoDOT vehicle on Interstate 70. The crash happened near Concordia. A crew ...
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Collisions Between Passenger Vehicles and Farm Equipment Cause Injuries, Fatalities

Planting season is here, and Missouri drivers would do well to be extra cautious while traveling near farm machinery on our state's roadways. Our Missouri truck accident attorneys understand that farm ...
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Missouri Pedestrian Suffered Gunshot Wound to the Face Before Being Struck By Semi-Truck

Any collision involving a semi-truck can have serious consequences. When the other party is a pedestrian, however, the aftermath can be especially deadly. On Tuesday near Cape Girardeau, a pedestrian ...
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MoDOT's Big Trucks Campaign Aims to Prevent Semi-Truck / Passenger Vehicle Collisions in Missouri

Beginning today, the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) is conducting a month-long awareness campaign connected to driving safely around commercial vehicles. According to MoDOT's official ...
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Farm Equipment Involved in 1 Injury Accident & 1 Fatal Collision on Missouri Roads Last Weekend

Our Missouri truck accident lawyers recognize that a number of various vehicles travel our roadways, whether they be passenger-vehicles, tractor trailers, motorcycles, semi-trucks, and yes, even farm ...
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