Cell phone-related crashes increase in Missouri

Cell phone-related crashes in Missouri are up 35 percent since 2014, according to the Missouri Department of Transportation. Sgt. Scott White, with Missouri State Highway Patrol, said many distracted driving cases go unreported. “Many times drivers may not tell us the whole story, or  there are drivers that just can’t tell us because they’ve been killed in a crash,” he said. Missouri ranks in the 40s for most distracting driving, and is one of three states without a complete ban on texting while driving…