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Blueprint Grant Applications: Fiscal Year 2016 Grant Application

Missouri Coalition For Roadway Safety - Southwest Region

2015 Statistics

Fatalities (To Date)
  2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 Percent Change
Southwest Region 157 117 132 127 130 141 34.19% (increase)
Statewide 744 648 667 741 675 716 14.81% (increase)

Updated November 15, 2015


Next SW Coalition Meeting

Date:  January 12, 2016
Time:  9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Location:  TBD

Battle of The Belt

The program is a six-week-long program, where schools conduct observational safety belt surveys before and after an educational campaign at the school. Various supplies and resources are made available to participating schools. Awards are presented to all winning schools.


2014 Winners

2014 PSA Winner

Pleasant Hope High School - Statewide Winner

2014 Statewide Winners

Blue Eye High School - Silver Level

Cassville High School - Silver Level

Branson High School – Bronze Level

2014 Regional Winners

Blue Eye High School - Highest Overall Seat Belt Usage

Pleasant Hope High School - Most Improved Seat Belt Usage


2013 Winners

2013 PSA Winner

Reeds Spring High School - Regional Winner

2013 Statewide Winners

Blue Eye High School - Silver Level

Purdy High School - Bronze Level

Cassville High School - Bronze Level

2013 Regional Winners

Blue Eye High School - Highest Overall Seat Belt Usage

Blue Eye High School - Most Improved Seat Belt Usage


2014 PSA Winner
Pleasant Hope High School won the statewide contest for its 30-second video, "All It Takes Is Three Seconds", put together by Angel Harbour and Claire Williams.  Renee Antalick is the FCCLA teacher.
2013 PSA Winner
Reed Spring High School won the Southwest Region contest for its 30-second video, "Grand Theft Auto", created by Paul McFerron.  This video is one of five entries submitted from a video production class taught by Aimee Dillon.
2012 PSA Winner
Diamond High School won the Southwest Region contest and received 2nd Place Statewide for its 30-second video, "Commentator", put together by the National Honor Society (NHS).  Shirley Golhofer is the NHS sponsor.


Drunk Buster Karts

Fatal Vision goggles, walk the line tape, and instructor's guide

DVD: "Rules of the Road"
DVD: Asleep at the Wheel: The Dangers of Drowsy Driving
Drive Smart - Lessons and Confessions of the Road
Drunk Driving (video and DVD): The Party's Over - 23 minutes
DVD: "The Truth About Drinking" - 30 minutes
Video: "Your Choice" - 28 minutes
Video or DVD: "Survive the Drive" (about 10 minutes)
DVD: "Room to Live"
DVD: "Distracted Driver"

Top Ten Reasons I Wear My Seat Belt
Do You Have a Habit?
Arrive Alive (2 banners available)
Don't Even Think About It - Texting Banner

More Information
Go to the Highway Safety Division for information on seatbelt safety, driving while intoxicated, bicycle safety and more.


MoDOT - Southwest District
3025 East Kearney Springfield, MO 65803

Joseph C. Rickman, PE, ACTAR


ENGINEERING:  Joseph Rickman, PE - MoDOT
EDUCATIONSara Jane Rust, Mercy Injury Prevention Center - Spfd, MO
ENFORCEMENT:  Cpt Jeremy Lynn, Greene County SD
PUBLIC INFORMATION:  Angela Garrison, Missouri Safe and Sober