If you're on the road late in the evening or in the middle of the night, it's only natural to worry that some of your fellow drivers might be under the influence of alcohol. However, "morning after" or "hungover" driving can be just as dangerous.
A 23-year-old man who's facing multiple charges for a fatal crash that killed a Kalispell mother and daughter has pleaded not guilty. The Minnesota man, who is currently in jail in Flathead County on $500,000 bond, appeared in court earlier this month. He is accused of vehicular homicide while being under the influence of alcohol.
Montana is home to some of the most beautiful natural sights in the country -- and maybe the world. However, many of the stretches of road you need to drive to see these sights up close are also the most dangerous.
Snowplows are a common sight on Montana roads and highways throughout the winter and a welcome one -- unless you get stuck behind one. That can be frustrating. However, it's essential for drivers to exercise caution whenever they encounter a snowplow.
If your car has been damaged in a crash, one of the decisions you'll need to make -- unless it's been totaled -- is whether it's better to have it repaired or to buy a new one. There are a number of factors to consider. Some are financial. Others are more emotional.
Many Montana residents wouldn't consider going on a weekend camping trip without their dogs. Many of us also drive our dogs to all sorts of places around town -- the dog park, the groomer, the kids' softball games, and of course, the dreaded vet.
Most people don't consider themselves bad drivers. However, many of us slip into bad driving habits. This is particularly true when we're on our daily commute to and from work, running errands around town or driving other familiar routes. We feel safe because we drive these roads all the time. Often, our minds are on other things besides what's going on around us. This complacency can be a recipe for tragedy.
Many car crashes occur during the morning and evening rush hours. That's when many roads are at their busiest, with people driving to and from work.
Your child has been driving on their own for a few months -- or maybe just a few weeks. The moment you've dreaded arrives. You find out they've been involved in a crash.
When police officers receive a call summoning them to a crime or crash scene, their adrenaline often kicks into overdrive. This is often why you see them speeding down the road with their blue lights flashing. Time is critical. Someone's life may be in danger if they don't make it their destination fast enough.