Fatalities are preventable if drivers take proper measures to ensure their safety and the safety of others.
Follow these tips to help prevent a fatal crash:
- Never drive distracted.
Be aware of your surroundings.
- Always wear a seatbelt, and make sure your passengers do too.
- Never drive impaired by alcohol or illegal or prescription drugs.
- Maintain a safe following distance behind other vehicles.
- Slow down, an
d obey the speed limit
Obey Missouri traffic laws.
- Drive appropriately for the weather conditions.