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.
Summer brings many newly licensed teen drivers out on the roads. Some are driving to and from summer jobs, running errands for their parents and chauffeuring younger siblings. Still others are driving to the lakes, mountains and other destinations to hang out with their friends.
With the cold winter months firmly in the past, it's time to prepare your vehicle for the summer heat that's sure to come. By doing so, you're able to confidently maintain a high level of safety every time you get behind the wheel.
Summer is the best time of the year for a road trip. It doesn't matter if you're heading for the beach, the mountains or somewhere in between, you're sure to enjoy your travels.
When operating a motor vehicle, you must share the road with other cars, motorcyclists, bicyclists and pedestrians. Failure to do so increases the likelihood of an accident that results in injury or even death.