I was honored to be invited by Senator Jill Schupp to testify at the Transportation, Infrastructure and Public Safety Committee in favor of her SB821 next week, but I cannot make it due to other commitments at work. About the Bill: Applies ban on using cell phones related to text messaging while driving to all drivers.
As a long-time safety advocate, and hard-nosed seat belt user, I believe it is time we require seat belt use, and make primary enforcement the law in our state. You don’t have to believe me, read the facts, the numbers don’t lie: seat belts save lives.
Two beautiful people out on a beautiful ride on a beautiful day, until carelessness intervened. So here’s my point: this was no “accident.”
I have represented a number of folks who’ve been seriously injured by flying chunks of frozen snow and ice coming off the tops of semi trucks on our highways.
Two folks from our community are now in the hospital, instead of their homes tonight. Why? Because another driver just simply did not look twice.
Imagine a car that prevents all deaths! What a wonderful concept! And, it should greatly reduce injuries as well!
This morning the topics discussed on the statewide arena involved the possibility of turning roads over to local agencies and how that would seriously hurt the local cities and counties lacking the funding to take care of the roads.
Trial Attorneys set up Emergency Response Teams To Help Families in Need After the Flooding in Eastern Missouri
I have posted repeatedly how the deaths and injuries from traffic crashes have increased to record levels in our SW MO area, and here’s proof that this is also a sad trend in communities across our nation.
Bus service is a vital benefit to a fair portion of our community who do not have access to private vehicles, and cannot be eliminated. Getting to work, to the doctor, and the grocery store is much more difficult in urban living when you cannot just walk down the block for those services.