10 basic rules of driving in Missouri:

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Obey Speed Limit

Adhere to posted speed limits on roads and highways. Speeding can lead to fines, points on your license, and increased accident risks.

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Wear Seat Belts Always wear your seat belt, and ensure all passengers are properly restrained. Seat belts save lives and are required by law.

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No Texting and Driving Avoid using electronic devices, including texting, while driving. Missouri law prohibits all drivers from texting while behind the wheel.

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No Drinking and Driving

Do not drive under the influence of alcohol or drugs. DUI/DWI offenses carry severe penalties and endanger lives.

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Follow traffic signals, stop signs, and yield signs. Always yield the right-of-way when required.

Observe Traffic Signal

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Use Turn Signal

Signal your intentions before turning or changing lanes to alert other drivers.

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Maintain a Safe Following Distance

Keep a safe distance between your vehicle and the one in front of you to allow for ample reaction time.

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Yield to Pedestrian

Yield to pedestrians at crosswalks and intersections. Always watch for pedestrians and give them the right-of-way.

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