Tag Archives: distracted driving

Head-on collision sends KSU students to hospital; alcohol believed to be a factor

Head-on collision sends KSU students to hospital; alcohol believed to be a factor

Decades ago, before organizations like Mothers Against Drunk Driving fought to educate the public and get stricter drunk driving laws passed, the annual number of DUI accident deaths was much higher than it is today. In fact, according to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the yearly number of fatal DUI accidents in…

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Distracted driving accidents are utterly preventable

Distracted driving accidents are utterly preventable

Missouri law bans texting while driving — but only for novice drivers (those under age 21). This relatively lax ban is put into perspective when we consider most of Missouri’s neighboring states. Nebraska, Kansas, Arkansas, Tennessee, Kentucky, Illinois, and Iowa all banned texting while driving for all drivers, regardless of age. While distracted driving can…

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