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How to Improve Driving Skills of Teens With ADHD

By Jennifer Lea Reynolds, Contributor |June 28, 2017, at 3:34 p.m. A study published in the June issue of JAMA Pediatrics found that teens with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are about one-third more likely to be involved in a car accident than people without ADHD. They’re … Continue reading

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is partnering with law enforcement organizations to stop drunk drivers and save lives. The 2017 national “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign is in effect across the country from August 16 to September 4. “During … Continue reading

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What To Do When Your Vehicle Breaks Down

 How you fare when your vehicle fails is often a matter of how you respond. The decisions you make are important and can have positive or negative consequences. Fortunately, most problems are preventable. Prevention and preparedness are key: Get … Continue reading

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Transportation Safety

When Americans talk about transportation problems, they generally focus on traffic.  Snarled highways, difficult commutes and gridlocked businesses and commercial districts add to driver frustration.  Yet there is a more serious problem involving American’s roads: motor vehicle crashes and vehicle-related … Continue reading

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Buckle up: No major funding increase for fixing Missouri’s roads, bridges

Summer is approaching, a time when Missouri residents hit the road for a little rest and relaxation. It might be a rougher-than-expected journey, though, as legislators aren’t making transportation projects a priority during the 2017 session. In the meantime, the … Continue reading

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May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

Motorcycle riders are encouraged to ‘Get Trained and Ride Safe’ while other road users are encouraged to share the road safely, for Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month in May. Motorcyclists have the same rights as any other vehicle driver on the … Continue reading

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COLUMBIA — A flash flood warning was issued for six counties Saturday afternoon, including Boone County, by the National Weather Service following storms. Cole, Audrain, Callaway, Osage and Moniteau counties were also under the warning. It was set to expire … Continue reading

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MoDOT News Release 

MoDOT Customer Service, 1-888-ASK-MODOT (275-6636) May 01, 2017 03:44 PM Major Road Closures Will Affect Tuesday Morning Commutes Check Conditions On Traveler Information Map JEFFERSON CITY – Heavy rains over the weekend still have more than 300 roads closed across … Continue reading

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U.S. DOT campaign urges motorists to stop at railroad crossings

U.S. DOT campaign urges motorists to stop at railroad crossings The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has launched a campaign aimed at young male motorists, urging them to make the right choice at railroad crossings. The campaign, named “Stop! Trains … Continue reading

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Missouri survey finds teen safety belt use is on the up

The 2016 Missouri Teen Safety Belt Survey is complete. The safety belt usage for all teenage drivers and teenage front seat passengers combined was 70.4 per cent. This is a 1.4 per cent increase when compared to 69 per cent … Continue reading

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