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Teen car accident risks: Facts and statistics for Missouri parents

Numerous studies have shown that teen drivers are particularly at risk for car accidents resulting in injury, both here in Missouri and nationwide. In this post, our Cape Girardeau personal injury ...
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Recent study: teen drivers nearly eight times more likely to crash when driving with peer passengers

As Joplin personal injury lawyers, we know that teens are have higher accident risks than any other age group. This week, we were alarmed to read a recent study released by the Texas A&M ...
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Lack of experience, instruction contributes to car accidents involving Missouri teens

As Cape Girardeau personal injury lawyers, we know that accidents involving teen drivers are not uncommon in Missouri and throughout the U.S. Sadly, these accidents can result in serious, ...
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Recent fatal crash underscores risks for teen drivers in Missouri, nationwide

As Cape Girardeau personal injury lawyers, we know that young drivers have a high risk of involvement in motor vehicle accidents that result in serious, life-threatening injuries. The good news? ...
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Report: Teen driver deaths increased "dramatically" in early 2012

When it comes to Missouri car accidents, teen drivers are more at-risk than any other age group. According to a recent report from the Governors Highway Safety Association, 16 and 17 year-old driver ...
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Missouri teens more likely to wear seat belts, drive sober, but 1 in 3 admit to texting & driving

Car accidents are the leading cause of death among young people, both here in Missouri and throughout the United States. So, what factors place our young drivers at such an increased risk? The Centers ...
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"Webbing" and driving: New form of distraction creates threat to motorists in Joplin, MO & nationwide

It's no secret that cell phone use contributes to thousands of car accidents every year. Numerous safety campaigns have endeavored to raise awareness about the dangers of talking or texting while ...
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Texting teens may be influenced by their parents' driving habits

Car accidents are the number one cause of death for teenagers in southeastern Missouri and throughout the U.S., according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). What's more, ...
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Recent Auto Accidents Involving Missouri Teens Demonstrate Increased Summertime Risks

Unfortunately, Missouri is beginning to feel the impact of the summer months on teen accident rates. In early June, two teens were killed near Poplar Bluff when an Amtrak train struck their vehicle, ...
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Q & A: Missouri Teens, First Cars & Safety Concerns

Our southeast Missouri car accident attorneys understand that parents want to do everything in their power to keep their children safe on our roadways. For years, car accidents have been the leading ...
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March Brings Multiple Missouri Car Accidents Involving Teen Drivers

Our Webb City car accident lawyers have written at length about teen drivers and the risks that accompany them on Missouri roadways. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), 1 ...
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Helping Teens to Reduce Risks of Car Accidents in Poplar Bluff, Missouri & Elsewhere

Teenagers are at higher risks for accidents because of their inexperience behind the wheel. As seasoned drivers know, it takes time to learn how to handle unexpected situations and distractions. ...
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Young Drivers Face Highest Risks for Car Accidents in Wheaton and Elsewhere in Missouri

Young drivers are the most at-risk for serious injuries in car accidents in Webb City, Missouri and throughout the country, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Association (NHTSA), the ...
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iTeen365 Aims to Promote the Safety of Teen Drivers in Joplin and Throughout Missouri

Our Joplin, Missouri car accident attorneys want parents of teen drivers to know about a new product designed to reduce the risk of teen crashes and promote responsible driving practices. iTeen365 is ...
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Rollover Accidents Hazardous for Drivers in Joplin, Missouri and Elsewhere: What's the Risk, and How Do I Stay Safe?

We've all seen movies that depict dramatic car chases. These exciting scenes often end with at least one car crashing, flipping end over end...and then the driver gets out of the completely totaled ...
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"Crossing the Center Line" Accidents Can Prove Deadly in Joplin Missouri and Elsewhere

The unpredictable nature of car accidents is something Joplin car accident lawyers hear about on a daily basis. No matter how defensively or alertly one drives, no matter how many airbags and other ...
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Nebraska Teen Who Assisted Victims of Joplin Missouri Tornado Dies in Car Accident--Speeding a Factor in the Deadly Crash

As members of the Joplin community, Joplin Missouri car accident lawyers have been touched by all the stories of people who came to assist us after the devastating tornado ripped through our town last ...
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Teaching Missouri Teens Safe Driving Habits Reduces Risk of Teen Car Accidents--Tips for Joplin Parents

Perhaps one of the most unnerving moments for Joplin MO parents comes when it's time to let their teenager get behind the wheel--and teach them how to drive. Joplin car accident lawyers remind parents ...
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Joplin Missouri Dirt Bike Accidents Can Lead to Personal Injury Claims if Negligence is Involved

Although motorcycle accidents are frequently in the news, less is reported about a similar but equally dangerous sport--dirt bike riding. Dirt bikes handle rough terrain, pot holes, jumps, and other ...
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