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. 

Youth Alcohol Awareness - June 5-14, 2020

The legal drinking age is 21. Any person under 21 caught with even a trace of alcohol will have their license suspended. Many substance-impaired drivers are under the age of 21. From 2016-2018, there were 33 fatal crashes and 123 serious injury crashes involving a substance-impaired driver

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.

Missouri Coalition For Roadway News

  • Make the Right Choice - Don't Drive Impaired.

    06/01/2020

    JEFFERSON CITY – The pomp and circumstance and prom-time glitz and glitter will be a little different for this year’s teens. Traditional graduations and proms may take on a modified or postponed celebration, but one thing hasn’t changed – the dangers...

  • Memorial Day Kicks Off "100 Deadliest Days of Summer"

    05/22/2020

    JEFFERSON CITY– The “100 Deadliest Days of Summer” are designated as the days between Memorial Day and Labor Day. These days cover the summer travel season and are historically a deadly time on our nation’s roadways. During this time in 2019, there...

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
313
Not Wearing Seat Belt
69%
As of 5/31/2020
*Seat belt stat includes only occupants of vehicles with seat belts