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Selfie driving proving a danger on the roads

The advancements of technologies mean that more people than ever are enjoying entertainment and communication with devices such as tablets and smartphones. And with the popularity of social media such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, now more than an ever throughout the United States, including the Saint Peters, Missouri area and throughout the midwest, people are staying in touch with family, friends and consumers and customers through their smart phones.

April showers spread into May

Residents throughout the state of Missouri this week have been dealing with catastrophic flooding throughout the area. As of Monday, the floods have closed hundreds of roads throughout the area including 57 miles of Interstate 44. The flooding was caused by extremely heavy rainfall with some areas getting more than one foot of rain.

Suspect fleeing police leads to crash, injuring two

Sometimes, just being in the wrong place at the wrong time can lead to devastating accident. Such was the case for the victim of a serious car crash that occurred at around 2:40 in the afternoon at the corner of East Grand Boulevard and Emily street in St. Louis on a recent Thursday.

Who are the worst drivers in America?

The kids may deny it, but the numbers do not lie. According to a recent survey by AAA, millennials, or children between the ages of 19 and 24 are considered to be among the worst drivers on the roads. The study found that as many as 88 percent of millennials admit to poor driving behavior. This could include anything from running red lights, speeding, or distracted driving such as texting while driving or adjusting the radio while driving.

Autonomous vehicles may impact insurance and accident claims

As automakers begin to reveal their prototypes for self-driving vehicles, it is safe to assume that they will hit the market - and our roads - soon. In fact, prototypes have been approved for testing in certain geographic areas of the United States.

Car accident injuries cause fatality in Missouri

With so many drivers on the roadways, it is no surprise that accidents happen so frequently. A recent car accident has claimed the life of a 39-year-old Missouri resident. The cause of the accident is believed to be due to intoxicated driving. Though they can be easily prevented, car accident injuries and fatalities like this one occur regularly.

Car accidents in Missouri often prove fatal

Motor vehicle accidents have become an everyday occurrence throughout the country. While some car accidents are trivial, others can cause serious injuries or even fatalities. This was unfortunately the case in a recent accident in Missouri. In this incident, one young man was killed and another was left in critical condition.

How to stay safe in wet weather

Wet weather is one of the most significant hazards you will encounter while driving. Rain can reduce visibility, make the road slippery and contribute to distraction. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, 22 percent of car accidents every year are caused by weather conditions; 72 percent of those occur when the weather is wet. While you cannot always avoid venturing out on wet roads, there are a few precautions you can take to decrease your risk of accidents.

Passenger dies as result of car accident injuries

A young Missouri woman died recently in an auto collision while she was riding as a passenger. The 19-year-old victim died as a result of the traumatic car accident injuries she suffered when the driver of her vehicle crossed into the path of another oncoming vehicle. The victim was declared dead by emergency medical personnel at the scene of the crash.

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