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1997 Transport & Safety Stories
Radio Story - Press conferences all over the state are trying to educate the public about how to avoid becoming a vicitm of road rage.
Radio Story - The Federal Highway Administration reports 44% of Missouri bridges are deficient
Radio Story - Missouri's Public Safety Department tells how to keep your ghosts and goblins safe this summer.
Radio Story - A new saltwater solution from the Missouri Transportation Department keeps your roads and cars safer, plus it's cheaper too.
Radio Story - Senator Bill McKenna is supportive of Congressman Dick Gephart's efforts to rebuild highway 21.
Radio Story - St. Louis has highest rate of uninsured in Missouri. A quarter of a million state-wide do not have car insurance.
Newspaper Story - Missouri's Insurance Department reports there are more than 250,000 uninsured vehicles in the state.
Radio Story - Missouri, unlike France, does not have bystander emergency intervention legislation.
Radio Story - The ban of statewide safety inspections will have to wait until next year's legislative session.
Newspaper Story - The House votes to hold a statewide vote on the issue of concealed weapons.
Newspaper Story - The proposal of Missouri's governor to improve safety of children who ride school buses cleared the Missouri House Wedenesday. Measure to require crossing-control arms on school buses.
Radio Story - Senator Peter Kinder said his bill was not designed to allow all citizens to carry concealed weapons only reitired judges, police officers and state officials
Radio Story - State lawmakers voted to use tax payer money to build car inspection stations in St.Louis.
Radio Story - The House approved a measure to increase fees paid to get a driver's license.
Radio Story - As river waters rise, so too does the debt of the nation's flood insurance program.
Newspaper Story - After refusing to discuss the issue last week, Attorney General Jay Nixon announced Tuesday he is joining the tobacco lawsuits.
Radio Story - A bill before the Misosuri Senate proposes tougher regulation on handicap parking.
Newspaper Story - The Senate Transportation Committee passed a bill that would be tougher on people who abuse handicapped parking privileges.
Radio Story - Lawmakers hear legislation to toughen penalities for improperly storing a firearm that injures or kills a child.
Radio Story - The House-Senate budget conference committee agrees to continue funding for the St. Louis auto exhaust inspection program.
Radio Story - The House passed a bill increaseing the penalties for improperly using handicapped parking permits or spaces.
Newspaper Story - Packed-pistols supporter declares the concealed weapons issue finished for this year.
Radio Story - Retired cops and judges could carry "packed pistols" under a measure approved by the Senate.
Newspaper Story - Experts beginning to predict extensive flooding in Missouri this spring.
Radio Story - The House defeats bill to prohibit children riding in the back of pickup trucks.
Radio Story - The 28 year old Missouri law for car inspections is under inspection itself.
Radio Story - Bill requiring crossing arms passes out of House Education committee.
Radio Story - The house gave first round approval to a bill that will make it illegal for children under the age of eighteen to ride in the back of pick-up trucks and rewuire seatbelt use in most small trucks.
Newspaper Story - Legislators have offered support for tolls on a private bridge, but tolls for state bridges and highways are another matter.
Radio Story - An amendment for police officers to ticket drivers and front seat passengers not wearing seat belts was voted down in the House.
Radio Story - You'll have another ticket to talk your way out of if your pulled over and can't show an insurance card under a bill passed by Missouri Senate.
Radio Story - A 34 year veteran of the Missouri National Guard is appointed to a higher rank.
Newspaper Story - Bill that requires parental consent for tattoo or body piercing of a child
Radio Story - The senate perfects a measure to allow parole and probation officers to carry a badge and to carry a weapon
Radio Story - A senate proposal would require massage therapists to be licensed before they could practice in Missouri.
Radio Story - The Missouri House adopted a bill that creates tougher penalties for violating Missouri hunting statutes.
Newspaper Story - Missouri's Senate votes to eliminate the annual auto-safety inspection.
Newspaper Story - The "Party Cove" at Lake of the Ozarks would face regulation if two representatives have their way.
Radio Story - A proposed bill would ban the party cove for safety reasons.
Radio Story - Although auto theft decreased slightly from last year, it's still costing the state big bucks.
Radio Story - Handicapped couple supports bill that allows the handicapped to issue citations to cars parked illegally in handicap space.
Radio Story - The House rejects a proposal to let St. Louis area residents have another vote on the region's transportation tax.
Newspaper Story - Bill proposed to require smoke detectors in apartments, hotels and homes.
Radio Story - Bill being considered that would allow handicapped to give citations to drivers illegally parked in handicapped space.
Radio Story - The Senate passes legislation to restrict release of driver's license information.
Radio Story - Alzheimer's Assocation member urges lawmakers to make it easier to strip driver's licenses from impaired drivers.
Radio Story - Construction associations are calling for more funding for road repair.
TV Story - Rural and urban legislators are battling over pickups.
Radio Story - For the fourth year, Missouri's legislature considers toughening enforcement of the requirement to have auto insurance.
Newspaper Story - Governor proposes school-bus safety measure.
Radio Story - Legislative committee proposes using driver's licenses to keep kids in school.
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