Tag: distracted driving

Another Legislative Push on Missouri’s Distracted Driving Legislation

Distracted driving is one of the main causes of accidents in the State of Missouri, and it has been for several years. The state has taken some major steps in an attempt to curb the problem by making it illegal to text for anyone who is under the age of 21. But is that enough? […]

Written by on April 30, 2019

Cell Phone Related Car Accidents Are on the Increase in Missouri

Using a cell phone while you're driving is very dangerous. There are laws in Missouri against it, but as of now, they only apply to people who are under the age of 21. The reality is that distracted driving causes more accidents than most people realize; regardless of age.  Distracted Driving Accident Statistics in Missouri […]

Written by on April 25, 2019

Argument Results in Fatal Car Crash in St. Louis

Most car accidents are caused because of a driver who made a poor decision. It’s very rare for crashes to occur because of something that occurred inside a car, but that is exactly what happened on I-55 recently. According to the article on KMOV.com, five people were traveling along I-55 in St. Louis when an […]

Written by on February 24, 2015

Two Families Injured After Head-On Collision In St. Louis

During this time of year, it seems as though people in St. Louis are in an even bigger hurry than usual. Two families were injured in a head-on collision that took place at the intersection of North Broadway and Pitzman Avenue. The occupants of the vehicles included five adults and three children. Some of them […]

Written by on December 17, 2013

Texting Is Not The Only Distracted Driving Contributor For St. Louis Teens

When we think of distracted driving, we usually think of texting or talking on our cell phones while we’re driving. Without a doubt, these distractions have contributed to the rise of automobile accidents in St. Louis, specifically among younger drivers. However, some new research has become available that suggests that distracted driving might have another […]

Written by on October 31, 2013

Distracted Driving Continues To Be A Problem In St. Louis

Even though laws have been put into place that are supposed to decrease the amount of distracted drivers on the road, for some, the urge to take their eyes off the road for any reason is very real. Distracted driving continues to be a problem in St. Louis, however, we’re seeing reports from all over […]

Written by on October 10, 2013

Distracted Drivers Accidents on the Rise

According to 2013 statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), each day in the United States more than nine people are killed, and more than 1,000 injured, in crashes involving a distracted driver. Though distracted drivers have always shared the highways– witness people dealing with children or other passengers, eating or looking […]

Written by on August 29, 2013