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The dangers of texting and driving

Texting and driving is an epidemic that has spread throughout Montana and the rest of the country. It will continue to spread so long as people have access to electronic devices such as mobile phones and tablets while they are behind the wheel. Only drivers can make concerted efforts to avoid this task while they are operating their vehicles. Let's take a look at the dangers of texting and driving.

Reasons why commercial trucks can be so dangerous

Commercial trucks, most of which are known as 18-wheelers, are incredibly dangerous to other vehicles on the roads of Montana. Even though these trucks transport goods to retailers, which is important for the economy, they are often involved in some of the most tragic accidents. Let's take a look at the reasons why commercial trucks can be so dangerous.

What happens if I miss work due to a car accident?

Being involved in a car accident is bad enough. Add in the fact that your injuries are causing you to miss work, and the stress is daunting. What do you do? How do you pay your bills? These are two very serious, important questions that you should ask your personal injury attorney. So, what happens if you miss work due to a car accident in Belgrade?

Common hazards to drivers during the summer months

The summer is the best time of year in Montana to hit the road with family and friends for some adventure. Day trips and lengthy road trips are a national past-time for many. Despite this, driving in the summer can be very dangerous. There is an increase in traffic and other hazards that can pose a problem for drivers.

What to do if you spot an impaired driver

When you get behind the wheel in Montana, you likely feel confident that you will reach your destination safely. It's common to think this way because you do everything possible to be a safe driver. But, do you really know if the drivers around you are as safe as you? That can be a scary thought. That's why we will explain what you should do if you ever spot an impaired driver.

Safe driving tips for an early morning commute

Do you like to leave super early for work each day in an effort to avoid the congestion in Belgrade, Montana? Traffic is never fun to get stuck in, which is why so many people leave before the sun comes up in order to avoid sitting in stop-and-go traffic. Another benefit of leaving so early is that you likely getting to head home in the afternoon, before the evening rush occurs. Here are some early-morning safe driving tips to follow.

Tips for returning to driving after an accident

Finding yourself involved in a car accident can be frightening. Even the most minor of accidents can be very stressful situations for all involved. You might not know if you will be issued a ticket, if anyone was injured or if your insurance premium will increase as a result of the crash. You might also suffer from fear, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Here's how you can get back behind the wheel after an accident in Montana.

Millions of Takata airbag recalls remain unfixed

Twenty-two people have died as a result of faulty Takata-made airbags throughout the world. However, this is probably not the end of the death toll, as millions of vehicles with faulty and dangerous Takata airbags remain unfixed on the road. Not only do these cars represent a deadly risk to their drivers and passengers -- because of the way Takata airbags can explode and shoot hot-metal shrapnel like bullets coming out of a bomb into the bodies of their victims -- but when they strike, they leave a tragic mark on the families, relatives, friends and community members who were close to their victims.

Which is more dangerous: Plane travel or car travel?

Every time a dangerous event happens on an airplane, every time there's a crash -- and every time there's a near crash -- it seems to make the headlines. This creates a false sense of danger surrounding airplane travel. Indeed, when something goes wrong on a passenger jet, the consequences are horrendous -- but how often does this actually occur?

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