Debra Hersman heads the National Safety Council says texting and gas prices are partially to blame.
The patrol says 30 people have drowned in Missouri this year, a total of 29 peopled drowned in Mo., in 2014
The Illinois State Police are in hopes that using the aircrafts can help to survey traffic, accidents and disseminate information faster to clear roads.
Manchester Road through Ballwin, Ellisville and Wildwood is getting an extreme makeover, and the Missouri Department of Transportation begins work Monday.
Illinois State Police say the accidents happened Thursday morning, causing lengthy delays during rush hour. Authorities say five separate accidents occurred.
Despite mild winter, five IDOT trucks have already been hit this year.
Accidents in downtown St. Louis, Wellston and South St. Louis County
Icy conditions are blamed for several morning rush hour accidents in the St. Louis region.
Interstate 55 is closed in both directions between I-270 and Meramec Bottoms Road after a three-alarm tractor-trailer fire.
Ice on the sidewalks and snow on the steps led to many letter carriers to take a tumble this winter.