While summertime is generally viewed as a time to kick back and enjoy life, it’s not a time to relax when on the road.
Memorial Day marks the beginning of the 100 Deadliest Days of Summer.
Last year, there were 291 fatalities in the 100 days between Memorial Day and Labor Day.
Traffic on Missouri roads could see an increase this weekend, as many drivers may be getting out on the road for the first time in weeks.
MoDOT urges all who travel in and around the Show-Me State this summer to buckle up, slow down, drive sober and never drive distracted.