State and Regional News

Central Missouri Job Centers Launch New Program to Offer Virtual Training and Job Placement for Ages 14-24

Central Region job seekers between the ages of 14-24 now have the opportunity to gain virtual work experience through The Career Club.

B.R.A.K.E.S. offers free defensive driving school for teens and parents August 28-29

    Missouri roads are about to get a little bit safer. The Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP) and Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) are teaming up to bring Doug Herbert’s B.R.A.K.E.S. (Be Responsible And Keep Everyone Safe) Teen Pro-Active Driving School to the Missouri Emergency Vehicle Operation Course (EVOC) training center in Jefferson City on August 28-29.

Motorist are reminded to watch for students

    Students across Missouri are preparing to begin their 2021-2022 school year. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reminds drivers to be vigilant always, but especially near school zones, playgrounds, bicycle paths, and crosswalks when schools are in session. Expect pedestrian and bicycle traffic to increase near schools on days where the weather is good.

All roads lead to the present in Bicentennial Edition Map

    The Bicentennial Edition of the Official Missouri Highway Map celebrates 200 years of travel in the Show-Me State. You can pick up your free copy August 12- 22 at the Highway Gardens Expo Center at the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia or contact your local MoDOT district office.

Commercial motor vehicle awareness campaign to run majority of August

    Respect the Load. Share the Road. That’s the message you’ll be seeing across Missouri August 2-22 in a statewide campaign urging drivers to drive safely around large trucks and buses. In turn, commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers will be reminded to obey traffic laws, use their seat belts, slow down and pay attention.