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. 

Enter the BUPD Video PSA Contest!

Here’s your chance to release your inner Spielberg! The Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety is seeking your help in creating our next Buckle Up Phone Down public service announcement (PSA). Good luck!

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...

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. 

Commercial Motor Vehicle Awareness Campaign Aug. 2-22, 2021

Commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) are an important part of our nation’s economy and have a large presence on Missouri's highways. They weigh 80,000 pounds and  carry the products we need. While CMVs do contribute to some traffic crashes, research shows that too many drivers of passenger cars, especially young people ages 18 to 24 years old, unneces...

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Enforcement Campaign August 20 – September 5, 2021

Lives are changed in mere seconds by bad decisions. This is real life. Don't drive impaired. Please.

Child Passenger Safety Week Sept. 19-25, 2021

Many parents are unaware of the importance of proper use and installation of child passenger safety restraints and related laws.  Through a media campaign (together with law enforcement) the public will be educated about or made aware of the issues.  Information regarding the opportunity to seek assistance from technicians trained and certified in ...

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.

Missouri Coalition For Roadway Safety News

  • Buckle Up Phone Down issues new challenge

    07/15/2021

    JEFFERSON CITY – Here’s your chance to release your inner Spielberg! The Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety is seeking your help in creating our next Buckle Up Phone Down public service announcement (PSA).

    “We know that Missouri has a lot of...

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
2021 Missouri Crash Statistics
Fatalities
531
Not Wearing Seat Belt
66%
As of 7/25/2021
*Seat belt stat includes only occupants of vehicles with seat belts
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