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. 

BUPD High School Showdown

Winners will be determined by the schools with the most valid entries/pledges in each class.  Entries/pledges close at 11:59 p.m. CST, Dec. 31, 2022. Winners will be announced by AAA Missouri within 6 weeks of the contest deadline.  In the event of a tie of two or more schools, AAA Missouri will notify the schools and determine the winner through a...

Smart Riders

Each year, several children are injured or killed in Missouri car crashes. Educating children on the proper way to use a seat belt and booster seat as well as other road safety tips is necessary to keep our children safe. The Smart Riders program is a fun-filled program designed to teach these valuable lessons.

2022 Missouri Highway Safety & Traffic Conference Award Winners

Every two years, in conjunction with the Annual Highway Safety and Traffic Conference, the Missouri Department of Transportation recognizes individuals and organizations throughout the state for achievements in the field of roadway safety through its Highway Safety and Traffic Awards. Winners were announced at the conference luncheon, held on Septe...

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...

Missouri Coalition For Roadway Safety News

2021 Missouri Crash Statistics
Fatalities
1,016
Not Wearing Seat Belt
65%
As of 12/31/2021
*Seat belt stat includes only occupants of vehicles with seat belts
2022 Missouri Crash Statistics
Fatalities
926
Not Wearing Seat Belt
59%
As of 11/27/2022
*Seat belt stat includes only occupants of vehicles with seat belts
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Upcoming Events

Crash Responder Safety Week

November 14-18, 2022

Holiday Impaired Driving Campaign

November 23, 2022 - January 1, 2023

Spring Impaired Driving Campaign

March 17 - April 19, 2023

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Missouri Highway Safety and Traffic Conference

September 25-27, 2023