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June 2019 Archives

Traffic deaths fell 1% in 2018 according to NHTSA

Missouri readers might be relieved to learn that U.S. traffic fatalities decreased by 1% in 2018, according to preliminary numbers released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. While the drop is small, it marks the second year in a row that roadway deaths have gone down following significant increases in 2015 and 2016.

New car features are saving lives according to J.D. Power study

New car features, known under the collective term Advanced Driver Assistance Systems, are preventing accidents and saving the lives of drivers and pedestrians. This is the conclusion of a study from J.D. Power. More than half of new car owners who were part of the study said that their ADAS helped prevent an accident in the first 90 days of ownership. Missouri residents will find the most prominent ADAS mentioned below.

Improved safety urged for rear-seat passengers

As the summer season approaches, more Missouri drivers will start taking to the road. With the growing traffic, these motorists will also face a higher risk of getting in a car crash. The Governors Highway Safety Association is focusing particularly on the dangers faced by rear-seat passengers. Many backseat riders who use ride-hailing services like Uber or Lyft are less likely to wear seat belts.

Tornado season can cause panic on the roads

While the Midwestern states have been fortunate enough not to deal with hurricanes as often as the South, we still have our own windy problems between May and July. Dangerous tornadoes have recently been surfacing in different parts of Missouri, and even popular parts of the state like St. Louis aren’t immune from these catastrophic events.

Teen drivers face "100 deadliest days" during the summer

Teen drivers in Missouri are more likely to crash, due to their inexperience on the road. Their crash risk goes up during the summer because that's the season when teens spend the most time behind the wheel. With the Fourth of July and other celebrations, summer means more parties and get-togethers, which, in turn, also means an increase in drunk and drugged driving.

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