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 - A Partnership Toward Zero Deaths - 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. 

Pedestrian Safety Awareness Campaign

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...

Buckle Up Phone Down

When a driver is texting and driving they are 23 times more likely to be in a critical incident (source: VA Tech). Accept the challenge to buckle up and put the phone down, every time you drive.

Change Your Speed. Change The Ending

According to NHTSA, a crash on a road with a speed limit of 65 mph or greater is more than twice as likely to result in a fatality than a crash on a road with a speed limit of 45 or 50 mph and nearly five times as likely as a crash on a road with a speed limit of 40 mph or below.

July Impaired Driving

Face it. Driving Impaired Affects Lives. Be smart this Fourth of July.

Missouri Coalition For Roadway Safety News

  • Celebrate Responsibly This Holiday Weekend

    06/29/2020

    JEFFERSON CITY – After months of quarantine, the Fourth of July will find many hitting the road for some holiday weekend fun. While noted as one of the busiest summer holidays, it’s also one of the deadliest due to increased travel and substance...

  • Safety is a Two-Way Street

    06/16/2020

    JEFFERSON CITY, MO – The warmer weather and eased pandemic restrictions have more Missourian’s on the roadways. Whether in a vehicle, walking or biking, keep your head up and be alert – safety is a two-way street.

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2019 Missouri Crash Statistics
Fatalities
880
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 YTD
477
Not Wearing Seat Belt
70%
As of 7/12/2020
*Seat belt stat includes only occupants of vehicles with seat belts

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