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. 

Show-Me Zero Campaign

March 29 – April 15 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, publi...

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.

Slow Moving Farm Vehicle Spring Awareness Campaign

April 12 - May 13, 2021 This spring, the Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety wants to remind motorists to be on the lookout for slow-moving farm vehicles. Please remember that farmers are just doing their jobs when moving equipment from field to field. It’s important that we be patient and drive carefully around farm vehicles.

Work Zone Awareness Week

April 26- 30, 2021 Warmer weather equals the start of a busy season of construction and maintenance work on Missouri’s roads and bridges. The Missouri Department of Transportation reminds motorists of the importance of driving safely through work zones. 

420 Drug-Impaired Driving Enforcement Campaign

April 16-21, 2021 The sobering fact is that drug-impaired driving contributed to 10% of all 2019 Missouri traffic fatalities. Preliminary data for 2020 indicates 86 people were killed and 178 seriously injured in crashes that involved at least one drug-impaired driver. 

Missouri Coalition For Roadway Safety News

  • Show-Me Zero Traffic Fatalities

    04/05/2021

    JEFFERSON CITY – A rise in speeding and other reckless driving behaviors continues to be a disturbing trend in 2021. During the first quarter of the year, there were 176 fatalities in Missouri as a result of traffic crashes. Though down slightly from...

  • Make the Difference

    03/09/2021

    JEFFERSON CITY – Wearing a seat belt is your best defense in a traffic crash. Make the difference. Always buckle up, everyone, every trip, every time.

    The Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety wants to remind teens how dangerous a car ride can be...

2019 Missouri Crash Statistics
Fatalities
881
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
990
Not Wearing Seat Belt
67%
As of 12/31/2020
*Seat belt stat includes only occupants of vehicles with seat belts
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Upcoming Events

Work Zone Awareness Week

April 26-30, 2021

Youth Alcohol Awareness Campaign

April 30- May 9, 2021

Click It Or Ticket Campaign

May 24 - June 6, 2021