Older Drivers and Driving Statistics

Three Missouri residents were injured in a two-vehicle accident that occurred on Missouri Route 25. The accident occurred in Dunklin County on June 4, 2012 at 11:55am. James F. Reynolds, age 62, was traveling southbound on Route 25 in his 2003 Dodge Ram. He was… read more

FMCSA Shuts Down another Unsafe Trucking Company

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is the agency of the federal government that aims decrease the number of Missouri truck accidents. The FMCSA creates rules and regulations that improve the safety of motor carriers like tractor trailers. Congress has also given the FMCSA… read more

Hazardous Materials Violation Results in Multimillion Dollar Fine

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) enacts and enforces federal trucking and motor carrier regulations. FMCSA regulations improve the safety of the nation’s public highways and decrease the risk of deadly Missouri truck accidents. FMCSA regulations prevent Missouri tractor trailer accidents by working to… read more

Joplin Missouri Truck Driver Causes Cattle Car Crashes on I-64

According to local reports, a truck driver from Joplin, Missouri caused multiple Missouri trucking accidents on I-64 near Mt. Vernon. 54 year old truck driver Larry Nunnaley operated a semi-trailer too fast for road conditions, even though the semi-trailer carried dozens of cattle. Nunnaley lost… read more

Injuries Resulting From Negligent Acts Or Omissions by Public Employees

Two firefighters were injured in an accident near Doe Run, Missouri. The Saint Francois Missouri trucking accident occurred when a fire tanker raced to a house that was on fire. Firefighter and driver William Nokes rushed down Highway B near Crocker Court, but was driving… read more

Bowling Green Pedestrian Killed in Missouri Truck Accident

A pedestrian from Bowling Green, Missouri died in a Missouri truck pedestrian accident on May 8, 2011 at 1:53am. The pedestrian and truck accident occurred on the MO-54 near Pike County Road 465. 41-year-old James C. Butler of Bowling Green, Missouri was lying on the… read more

Everton Woman Injured in Greene County Missouri Trucking Accident

Sheryl J. Kyger of Everton, Missouri was injured in a Greene County Missouri truck accident near Springfield, Missouri on I-44. The Tuesday morning Missouri side impact truck accident began as Kyger drove a 2011 Ford Fiesta on eastbound I-44. A large 2012 Peterbilt Conventional tractor… read more

Changes To Expect From CSA 2010

The way we track the safety records of trucking companies will be undergoing some changes in the near future and Missouri is at the forefront of the transition. Our state is helping to test the new Comprehensive Safety Analysis, or CSA, which will replace the… read more

Rural Roads Produce The Most Fatalities

In a report published by NPR using NHTSA data, rural roads are shown to have the highest number of fatal car and truck crashes despite the fact that less people live in rural areas. In 2008, 56 percent of fatal crashes happened on rural roads… read more

Semi Causes Extensive Damage to Teenager’s Car in a Side Impact Collision in Missouri

The automobile of a Washington County teenager sustained extensive damage in a Washington County Missouri truck accident on March 16, 2011 at 10:35am. The Missouri side collision truck accident occurred on Highway 32, 1.5 miles west of Holiday Shores. Truck driver William A. Barnhart, 37,… read more