Tag: Driving Accidents

Be Careful: Older Teens Become Over Confident Behind the Wheel

Every parent cringes when their teenage son or daughter gets a driver’s license. You caution them about going too fast and obeying the rules of the road. However, studies have shown that it’s not the new drivers parents should be worried about. Older teen drivers have inflated levels of confidence, which can actually make them […]

Written by on October 12, 2017

Two Men Die Following Wrong-Way Collision

This past weekend, two men died following a crash that took place along Interstate 44 in Franklin County. The investigation is still on-going, however, the men were seventy-eight years old and thirty-four years old. According to the KSDK article, the older driver’s vehicle was driving the wrong way down Interstate 44, when the two vehicles collided. […]

Written by on December 10, 2013

Crosssover Wreck Causes a Fatality

A forty-nine-year-old woman was killed recently in a car accident involving a Freightliner tractor trailer that was traveling north on highway 45 in Missouri. The driver of the tractor trailer, a thirty-eight-year-old Springfield man, crossed over into the southbound lanes. When he did, he struck a Chevy pick-up truck, forcing it off the road. He then ran […]

Written by on November 28, 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