Welcome to the Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety

The Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety is a partnership of safety advocates throughout the state who have come together for a common purpose:  to end traffic fatalities and serious injuries on public roadways. Missouri’s Strategic Highway Safety Plan, Show-Me Zero, outlines the state's plan for achieving success by implementing strategies most effective at mitigating the behaviors and issues most commonly associated with fatal and serious injury crashes in Missouri. Zero fatalities is our goal. Anything else is simply unacceptable. 

Show-Me Zero Campaign

A safer Missouri is a better Missouri. This is the heart of Show-Me Zero, a strategic highway safety plan for eliminating fatalities and serious injuries on Missouri roadways. Through a collaborative effort of diverse stakeholders, Show-Me Zero takes a multi-disciplined approach to achieving safer roads through education, public policy, enforcement...

DON'T WAIT UNTIL IT'S TOO LATE

Check for your vehicle on the safety recall list. NHTSA issues vehicle safety standards and requires manufacturers to recall vehicles and equipment's that have safety-related defects.

Slow Moving Farm Vehicle Spring Awareness Campaign

April 12 - May 13, 2021 This spring, the Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety wants to remind motorists to be on the lookout for slow-moving farm vehicles. Please remember that farmers are just doing their jobs when moving equipment from field to field. It’s important that we be patient and drive carefully around farm vehicles.

Work Zone Awareness Week

April 26- 30, 2021 Warmer weather equals the start of a busy season of construction and maintenance work on Missouri’s roads and bridges. The Missouri Department of Transportation reminds motorists of the importance of driving safely through work zones. 

Click it or Ticket Enforcement Campaign May 24 – June 6, 2021

Six out of 10 people killed in Missouri traffic crashes are unbuckled. Even with all of the advancements in automobile safety and education on the importance of seat belt use, Missouri’s seat belt use has remained relatively unchanged in the last six years and consistently below the national average.  Missouri has a 87.7 percent selt belt use, whic...

Youth Alcohol Enforcement Campaign April 30 – May 9, 2021

The legal drinking age is 21. Any person under 21 caught with even a trace of alcohol will have their license suspended.

Motorcycle Awareness Campaign May 1 – September 6, 2021

Like non-motorized road users, motorcyclists are particularly vulnerable in the event of a crash and generally have less protection than occupants of vehicles. In 2019, there were 121 motorcyclist fatalities on Missouri roadways, accounting for 15% of all traffic fatalities in the state. 

Pedestrian Safety Awareness Campaign June 6-12, 2021

At some point in the day, everyone is a pedestrian. Unfortunately, pedestrians were one of the few groups of road users to experience an increase in fatalities in the United States in 2015, totaling 5,987deaths. It’s important to raise awareness of the dangers to pedestrians, and provides leadership, expertise, and resources to Missourians to reduc...

Missouri Coalition For Roadway Safety News

  • Gear Up. May is Motorcycle Awareness Month.

    05/03/2021

    JEFFERSON CITY – Warm spring weather has arrived, and motorcyclists are eager to hit the road. As they tune their engines and prepare for numerous road trips to come, the Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety wants to remind motorists and...

  • Missouri has Zero Tolerance for Underage Drinking

    04/26/2021

    JEFFERSON CITY – Today’s teens and young adults are always looking at what their futures could hold. All too often, those dreams are shattered by the act of being impaired while behind the wheel. It only takes one moment to redefine your future.

    At...

2019 Missouri Crash Statistics
Fatalities
881
Not Wearing Seat Belt
64%
As of 12/31/2019
*Seat belt stat includes only occupants of vehicles with seat belts
2020 Missouri Crash Statistics
Fatalities
987
Not Wearing Seat Belt
67%
As of 12/31/2020
*Seat belt stat includes only occupants of vehicles with seat belts
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Upcoming Events

Work Zone Awareness Week

April 26-30, 2021

Youth Alcohol Awareness Campaign

April 30- May 9, 2021

Click It Or Ticket Campaign

May 24 - June 6, 2021