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Category: Safety Tips

Missouri Helmet Laws

|Posted on June 10, 2019 in Brain Injury,Product Liability,Safety Tips |

Many Missouri residents enjoy riding motorcycles and other motorized bikes, scooters, and mopeds. These vehicles are small, light, affordable, and can offer a convenient alternative to walking or public transportation. While Missouri does not impose any helmet laws on motorized bike and scooter use, the state does uphold a universal law for motorcycle helmets. Missouri’s… read more

Missouri Moped Laws

|Posted on June 10, 2019 in Personal Injury,Safety Tips |

Every state has different traffic laws. Missouri residents who own and use mopeds should understand the state’s laws as they pertain to these vehicles. “Mopeds” are single-rider motorized bikes and Missouri applies the definition of motorized bikes to mopeds; a vehicle qualifies as a moped in Missouri if it is a single-rider vehicle with two… read more

Kansas City E-Scooter Laws

|Posted on January 18, 2019 in Safety Tips |

A recent trend appearing in major cities all over the country is bike-sharing and electric scooter-sharing services like Lime and Bird. Users download the corresponding app and use it to unlock a nearby scooter or bike. They pay through the app for the service, get on the scooter or bike, and ride to their destination…. read more

What to Do If You See a Drunk Driver

|Posted on December 17, 2018 in Drunk Driving Accident,Safety Tips |

Drunk driving is a year-round risk, but driving under the influence (DUI) accident statistics consistently increase around the holidays. Over the last five years, an average of 300 people per year lost their lives in drunk driving accidents in the week between Christmas and New Year’s. Drunk drivers are rampant around the holidays, endangering the… read more

Thanksgiving Driving Tips

|Posted on November 19, 2018 in Safety Tips |

Thanksgiving is one of the most dangerous days of the year to drive due to the enormous number of people traveling for the holiday. Traffic fatalities tend to be higher on Thanksgiving than on any other day of the year in the U.S. This is due to both increased traffic congestion from the number of… read more

4 Tips to Staying Safe During the Holiday Season

|Posted on October 29, 2018 in Safety Tips |

The last thing you should have to worry about this holiday season is suffering a personal injury. Unfortunately, accident rates go up, not down, during the holidays. More traffic on the roads, out-of-town drivers, weather-related risks, flu season, and fire hazards can all threaten your family’s safety during the fall and winter months. Instead of… read more

Gun Safety Laws in Kansas and Missouri

|Posted on October 17, 2018 in Safety Tips |

Gun laws have been a hot topic throughout the United States, in response to several major tragedies involving active shooters. Gun safety is something Kansas and Missouri lawmakers take seriously. Both states enforce strict statutes regarding who can purchase a gun, who can carry concealed weapons, and where permit-holders can bring firearms. These statutes aim… read more

How to Document Your Injuries for a Personal Injury Lawsuit

|Posted on September 4, 2018 in Personal Injury,Safety Tips |

When entering into a personal injury case, every detail is important. In the moment of an accident or an injury, fear can make it difficult to know the next best steps. The most important factor in many cases is acquiring evidence after the fact. Over the course of a personal injury lawsuit, your testimony can… read more

What to Know About Car Inspections in Kansas City

|Posted on June 21, 2018 in Safety Tips |

Vehicle owners in Kansas City are responsible for keeping up with the laws and requirements according to the state in which they’ve registered their vehicles. Both Kansas and Missouri require motor vehicle examinations and inspections in certain situations; the rules are different in each state. Failing to adhere to the car inspection requirements in your… read more

Tips for Keeping Your Kids Safe in Your Car

|Posted on June 21, 2018 in Car Accident,Distracted Driving,Safety Tips |

Motor vehicle accidents are the number one cause of death in children 15 years old and younger in the U.S. Auto accidents cause one in four unintentional injury deaths in children under 13. Improper restraint and lack of child safety seats contribute to these fatalities. Keeping your kids safe in the car takes following all… read more