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4th of July Road Safety

Fourth of July weekend is a time for barbecues, fireworks and family. Many people like to enjoy an alcoholic beverage or two, but this becomes a problem when deciding to get behind the wheel. This holiday weekend has repeatedly been ranked on numerous sources as the deadliest holiday of the year— even more so than New Year’s Day. Sometimes it’s due to alcohol, and sometimes it’s not. Nonetheless, this weekend has repeatedly been considered a very dangerous time to get behind the wheel. You Drink, You Drive, You Lose Saturation Patrols
By now you are probably familiar with the MoDOT slogan “You drink, you drive, you lose.” This is especially true on holiday weekends. If you have had an alcoholic drink, don’t even think about driving. Make plans in advance for a taxi or designated driver if you must get back home. St. Louis area police have announced an increase of sobriety checkpoints and DWI saturation patrols over the holiday weekend starting on July 3r
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Looking Forward to the Fourth!

Looking Forward to the Fourth!

If we’re guessing correctly, we’re betting that you’ve started to think about your Fourth of July plans already for this year. As one of our nation’s favorite (and most important) holidays, we all look forward to coming together for barbecues, fireworks and a celebration of freedom. We love this country! Here in the St. Louis area, we have so many great options for Independence Day fun. And, at Waterloo Automotive, we want to help our customers and blog readers discover all the area has to offer. That way, they can hop in their Meyer’s or Waterloo-serviced vehicles and head on out for a day of celebration! First up? Fair St. Louis. For more than three decades, the Archgrounds and Mississippi Riverfront have hosted this three-day festival, which has become one of the area’s favorite places to celebrate the Fourth of July. Featuring air shows, free concerts, a parade, fireworks and tons of food, Fair St. Louis 2012 is the perfect location for family entertainment. V ... read more

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