How Serious Does a Collision Have to Be for Airbags to Deploy?

Airbags serve to protect drivers and passengers in the event of a car accident. Airbags can protect individuals from serious harm or even death. Historically, airbags have reduced fatalities in frontal crashes by 29 percent. However, airbags do not deploy in all collisions. It is… read more

Is It Possible to Get Out of Jury Duty?

Jury duty is a civic service designed to keep the courts in check and ensures trials are fairly decided. Each day, hundreds of St. Louis residents are called to serve on juries in both civil and criminal trials. While some trials may only last one… read more

Types of Car Accident Injuries

While every St. Louis car accident may happen under different circumstances, they still tend to result in the same types of injuries.  The nature of those injuries depends on factors such as: It can be helpful to know what sort of injuries you can expect… read more

MSHP Reports: What You Need to Know

When you’re involved in a car accident, you need to call 911 and request assistance from law enforcement. The law enforcement agency that responds to the call depends on the area where your accident occurred. If you’re on a highway in Missouri, the Missouri State… read more

Types of Commercial Driver’s Licenses

A commercial driver’s license is a requirement for those interested in making careers out of driving large vehicles. A regular driver’s license will not do, as operating large vehicles takes unique skill. Multiple types of commercial driver’s licenses exist, allowing drivers to operate different large… read more

Lane Splitting & Filtering Is Legal in Missouri

Waiting in stopped or slow-moving traffic is one of the most frustrating aspects of driving any motor vehicle. If you’re riding a motorcycle, you could be wondering if you can fit your vehicle through the space between the stopped cars and keep going. “Lane splitting”… read more

Car Accident Reports in Missouri

The Missouri Department of Revenue expects you to file an accident report for all but the most minor car accidents. This is true even though the police will file their own police report if they arrive at the accident scene. You have to file an… read more

Suffering a Ruptured Spleen in a Bike Accident Is Serious

Kansas City bicyclists are at a high risk of suffering serious internal injuries when involved in traffic accidents. Although torso protection exists, the average rider on city bicycle paths travels in lightweight clothing, which offers no protection from blunt or piercing forces.  The spleen is… read more

Three killed and dozens injured after Amtrak train goes off the track in Missouri

Tragedy struck on Monday evening (6/27/22) when an Amtrak train collided with a dump truck, derailing the train. Eight train cars and two locomotives departed from the tracks at an uncontrolled intersection near the city of Mendon, Missouri, at 12:42 p.m CT. The intersection did… read more

Is Jaywalking Legal in Missouri?

Missouri laws are fairly generous when it comes to pedestrians crossing roads. Pedestrians are permitted to cross most public roads at almost any point, as long as they yield the right-of-way to oncoming vehicles. While some roads and areas have stricter regulations, jaywalking is by… read more