March 6, 2013 | 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Quality Inn & Suites
120 Lindsey Drive Hwy 36, Hannibal, MO 63401 United States

Additional Information

You are invited to attend the Everyone....JUST DRIVE! Conference, hosted by the NE Coalition for Roadway Safety, that is going to be held this Wednesday, March 6 at the Quality Inn & Suites in Hannibal from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. All information about the conference, including speakers can be found online at

Robert Lovegreen, from Lovegreen Motors, will make a presentation about new safety features on vehicles during lunch. Other speakers include Kurt Larson with the Safe and Sober program, Chief of Foristell Police Doug Johnston about how his community passed a primary seat belt law and Carol Sowers, VP of Public Affairs for KHQA Television, on their support for safe driving and the Just Let It Ring Campaign.

Also included on the agenda is Montgomery County High School students, who will share their award winning television public service announcement "What Would Willie Do?" Marion County High School Team Spirit girls will share information on how they engage other students in their school to practice safe driving.

Dr. Leanna DePue, chairman of the Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety, will unveil Missouri's new plan for reducing fatalities, as well as the goal for 2016. A special segment titled "Moment of Impact" will feature local speakers who have experienced lives lost, lives changed, and lives saved as a result of traffic crashes. Crystal Short, co-owner of Danni Nicole's in Hannibal, will talk about her sister, Danni, who was killed in a car crash just south of Quincy. A young lady, Kayle Denny, from ThinkFirst will describe life before and after a crash which left her with a disabling injury. Steve Dickson of Hannibal will share how he and a co-worker's lives were saved by wearing a seat belt when they were involved in a crash on two-lane US 36 just west of Hannibal.

For more information, go online, or you can call Marisa Christy-Kerns at 660-385-8257.