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Seat Belt Check!

March 15-31, 2020 Going somewhere? Make sure you’re buckled up and hold others accountable to buckle up as well. Seat Belt Check! Are you buckled up? Every trip. Every time. Law enforcement will be cracking down on unbelted drivers during this campaign March 15 – 31.   Under the Graduated Driver License Law, teens from age 15-18 are required to...

PLANNING A SPECIAL ST. PATRICK'S DAY?

Don’t invite BAD DECSIONS. Impaired Driving Affects Lives. If you’re planning a special celebration for St. Patrick’s Day, think first about a safe and sober ride home. It doesn’t matter who you are, the conscious choice of driving impaired can change everything in an instant, and the consequences are real. Law enforcement will be out in full force...

Buckle Up Phone Down

Reported crashes involving cell phones in Missouri rose 11 percent in 2017. When a driver is texting and driving they are 23 times more likely to be in a critical incident. (source: VA Tech)

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.

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Our Mission

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 Blueprint – 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. 

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Missouri Coalition For Roadway News

  • Seat Belt Check!

    03/10/2020

    JEFFERSON CITY – Law enforcement will be out in full force March 15 -31 to help improve teen seat belt use and save lives.

    Is your seat belt on? Seat Belt Check! Buckle Up! This year’s campaign theme, “Seat Belt Check!” reminds us to hold each other...

  • Don't Press Your Luck

    03/09/2020

    JEFFERSON CITY, MO – This St. Patrick’s Day holiday, make sure your luck doesn’t run out by planning ahead for a sober ride home should you choose to take part in the celebration. The Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety reminds motorists of the...

2019 Missouri Traffic Statistics

It's a sad statistic to share, but our intent is to bring awareness and promote seat belt usage - it's your best defense in any traffic crash.

Fatalities on Missouri Roadways
877
Not Wearing Seatbelt
64%
As of 12/31/2019