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Distracted Driver Accidents | August 22, 2017

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Are you Contributing to the Number of Unsafe Driving Accidents?

June 27, 2017 |

We have all heard multiple times how dangerous distracted driving is – but is that only limited to cell phone use? NO. If you eat and drive, drink alcohol and drive or text and drive – the answer is yes, … Read More

Can our Brain Handle Multitasking when Driving?

March 20, 2017 |

Do you ever wonder why people say ‘multitasking’ is a positive strength to put on a resume?

The reality is that multitasking is actually not a strength- it drains the brain of energy as it forces it to switch back … Read More

Distracted Driving Has Become a National Epidemic

March 17, 2017 |

Distracted driving is responsible for taking thousands of lives every year, at least that’s what we see stamped across headlines and news publications. A few thousand is a big number- however in comparison to the actual number of people who … Read More

New Study: Missouri’s Most Dangerous Intersections

March 16, 2017 |

Everyone has a preferred driving route, whether it’s to avoid congested streets or to take the scenic route.

But it may be time to rethink your driving path- a new study ranks Missouri’s most dangerous intersections.

The rankings … Read More

Alabama Convicts Distracted Driver of Manslaughter

February 16, 2017 | | One Comment

It’s Alabama’s first conviction of manslaughter while texting and driving: Jonathan Raynes, 23, will serve two years in prison followed by eight years of probation for a car accident killing 24-year-old Miranda Hamilton.

Raynes, who momentarily took his eyes … Read More

Causes of Nighttime Accidents – More Than Just Cell Phones

January 25, 2017 |

Warmer nights are almost here, which means the school year is coming to an end, families are headed on vacation, and more people are staying out into the night hours – putting more drivers and passengers at risk of nighttime … Read More

Cell Phone Distraction Doesn’t Stop With Just Cars

August 26, 2016 |

When thinking about distracted driving, one’s mind generally gravitates towards motor vehicle accidents. Assuming that distracted driving stops with cars, trucks, and motorcycles however would be a mistake. The same distractions that affect drivers on the road today also hinder … Read More

Pokemon Go and Distracted Driving

August 4, 2016 |

When thinking of distracted driving, one’s mind generally jumps to texting, talking on the phone, taking pictures, eating, or even applying make-up. However a new type of distraction has manifested itself in our everyday lives – catching Pokemon.

Pokemon Go, … Read More

Distracted Driving Leading to More Accidents in Missouri

April 29, 2016 |

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, car accidents have claimed the lives of 234 people so far this year. In comparison to this same time last year, that’s an 11 percent increase in fatalities. 

The rise in traffic deaths is … Read More

Amanda’s Story

October 24, 2015 | | 8 Comments

The adage “a picture is worth a thousand words” has perhaps never been more befitting an image then that of the mangled car that Amanda Kloehr was wrenched from after being buried by a tractor trailer in a 2008 car … Read More