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DO YOUR PART TO MAKE MISSOURI'S ROADS SAFER!

The challenge is simple: when you get into any vehicle, buckle up your safety belt. If you are a driver, put the cellphone down. Turn it off if you have to.

Sign up yourself and challenge those you know at home, work, school or in your community to join you in buckling up and putting your phone down, every time you drive!

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Are you ready for the gold?
Does your organization:

 

Require seatbelt use in all company vehicles by policy?


Ban ALL cellphone use in company vehicles, even if it’s hands-free?


If so, you meet the gold standard! Accept the challenge as a gold standard company and

we’ll feature your logo below.


GOLD STANDARD PLEDGE PARTNERS

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MPERS logo
Parsons logo
Affinis corp logo
Kawasaki Maryville Plant logo
Think First Missouri logo
Beaver Springs Campground logo
MU College of Engineering logo
City of Riverside logo
Parkville logo
City of Pleasant Valley logo
City of Mexico logo
Northland Regional Chamber of Commerce logo
South-Central Buchanan County FD logo
City of St. Martins logo
KCMO logo
City of Jackson logo
Purina logo
Burns & McDonnell logo
BlueScope Construction logo
North Central Missouri College logo
Bell Electrical Contractors logo
Hillerman Nursery & Florist logo
Dent County Health Center logo
Kids & Teens Resource Centre logo
Miller County Sheriff Dept. logo
Missouri SYAB logo
TransLand logo
AECOM logo
SKYWARN logo
Morgan County Health Center logo
Mercy logo
Antonia Fire Dept. logo
Naught-Naught Agency logo
Capital Region Medical Center logo
Impact Strategies logo
Engineering Surveys & Services logo
Joplin Police Dept. logo
LOQW, Inc. logo
Golder Associates logo
Frito Lay logo
Beth Haven logo
City of Moberly logo
Pike County Memorial Hospital logo
Freeman Health System logo
WSP logo
rethink media group logo
On the Hill Auto Art logo
City of Peculiar logo
National TV Sales & Rental logo
Waynesville Tigers logo
Clay County Emergency Management logo
Phelps County Regional Medical Center logo
New Madrid County Family Resource Center logo
Jefferson County Sheriff's Office logo
Lee's Summit Chamber logo
Cartridge World logo
St. Joseph Cathedral Spartans logo
Duff Enterprise's logo
ch2m logo
Missouri Star Quilt Co. logo
State Tech logo
School of the Osage logo
KCP&L logo
Raytown Area Chamber of Commerce logo
Volkert logo
Faith Group logo
Terracon logo
CDG Engineers logo
Henry's logo
AGCMO logo
Horseshoe Bend Special Road Dist. logo
St. Louis Metropolitan Police Dept. logo
CertainTeed logo
Old Monroe Missouri Police Dept. logo
City of Raymore logo
Gonzalez Companies logo
Oak Grove Chamber of Commerce logo

In 2016, 947 people were killed in Missouri traffic crashes – 688 were vehicle drivers and passengers, with 62% being unbuckled.  Ninety-four percent of crashes are caused by some form of human error.


Right now, Missouri has a “no texting” law for drivers under 21 years old. But we are challenging all drivers to honor that ban no matter what their age. Reported crashes involving cell phones rose 11 percent in 2016. When a driver is texting and driving they are 23 times more likely to be in a critical incident.


With stats like that it’s time for businesses, communities, government agencies and individuals to accept the challenge.

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