Semi-Truck Accidents Differ from Auto Accidents

If you have witnessed an accident between two vehicles, then you can imagine how frightening and costly it is. And it doesn’t end at the scene – law enforcement, tow trucks, insurance companies, mechanics, and sometimes hospitals, can all be involved for months, even years, after the impact. Now, imagine being in a wreck with […]

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The Safest Type of Intersection

The fact is, about one third of car collisions happen in traffic intersections. In most cases, these accidents involve multiple cars and parties. Furthermore, an intersection accident can trigger other accidents like those involving pedestrians, motorcycles, and semi-trucks. But what makes intersections so dangerous? Intersection Danger Because road intersections can be complicated, involving motorists and […]

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Road Trip Accidents: Safety Tips & How to Avoid Them

Our favorite time of year is right around the corner: summer. With warm weather, and vacation days ready to use, summertime is an immensely popular time to hit the road with family and friends to explore new destinations. What many fail to recognize is proper planning is crucial for the success of a road trip. […]

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Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety and Tips

Biking and walking are great for the environment and your health! It’s a win-win. We encourage people to bike and walk as much as possible as a recreational activity and as a form of exercise. With walking and biking outside, there are important safety guidelines to pay attention to.  Learn more safety tips and a […]

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Missouri Summer Boating Safety: Be Smart when Boating

There’s nothing better to do during a Missouri summer than getting the boat in the water and spending the weekends on the lake. Balmy Missouri weather drives peoples in droves to the cool, clear lakes and ponds sprinkled across the state for full days of fishing, swimming and water sports. However, while boating can be […]

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Playing It Safe On The Playground

Playgrounds are fun places where children can explore, move, and play. But they can also be dangerous, especially if children are unsupervised or the area is poorly designed or maintained. According to the CDC, more than 200,000 children in the U.S. are treated each year for playground-related injuries. Fortunately, these accidents can be avoided with […]

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Avoiding Danger: Construction Zone Safety Knowledge

Highway work zones are hazardous both for motorists who drive through the complex array of signs, barrels, and lane changes, and for workers who build, repair, and maintain our streets, bridges, and highways. According to The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) , transportation accidents have been the leading cause of on-the-job deaths […]

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Safely Sharing the Road with Motorcycles

Spring is finally here, and as the temperature increases, you can expect so will the number of motorcycles on the road. Unfortunately, the appearance of a motorcycle in traffic situations, when the motorist is not prepared, can lead to hazardous, even fatal, situations. In order for motorists to learn how to safely interact with motorcyclists, […]

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Ways to Save on Car Insurance for New Drivers

Thinking about car insurance can be a scary prospect for first-time drivers and their parents, but it is a reality that we all have to face before getting behind the wheel. It is important to remember that most states require a minimum amount of car insurance when hitting the road. Fortunately, inexpensive car insurance does […]

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