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Car accidents: 2 suffer serious injuries in crash on icy bridge

When it comes to icy weather conditions, bridges and overpasses freeze over more quickly than other areas. Drivers who approach a bridge during times of colder temperatures have a duty to proceed with caution, as failing to do so may increase the chances that dangerous car accidents will occur. A head-on collision that took place on a bridge in Montana has reportedly left two individuals with severe injuries.

Car accidents: 2 killed in speed-related collision in Montana

Driving at high speeds can be hazardous enough as is and only becomes more dangerous during times of adverse weather. Car accidents that take place at excessive speeds can have cataclysmic results, and similar incidents may place the lives of everyone involved in jeopardy. Two individuals have died in a recent accident involving several vehicles in Montana.

Car accidents: Multi-truck crash injures 2, kills 2 in Montana

A recent collision involving several commercial vehicles has left two with injuries and killed two others in Montana. Due to the inherent increase in size and weight, car accidents involving commercial vehicles run a much higher chance of causing severe or fatal injuries to all parties involved. Those who suffer harm or loss in such an incident may wish to pursue restitution, but determining liability can be a stressful and challenging task.

Car accidents: How does impairment affect one's ability to drive?

Operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol is never advisable. A similar decision increases the risks that potentially dangerous car accidents will take place. While many drivers in Montana may know the risks involved with driving while intoxicated, others may benefit from better understanding how impairment affects one's ability to drive, as even a lesser amount of alcohol can disrupt this ability substantially.

Car accidents: Impairment suspected in fatal head-on crash

The sudden loss of a family member can be a difficult thing to accept, especially when it comes as the result of another person's negligent decisions. Individuals who operate a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol place the lives of other at risk in the process, and car accidents involving similar scenarios could leave a victim's family members in search of justice. A recent crash involving a suspected drunk driver has claimed the lives of two drivers in Montana.

Car accidents: Crash in icy weather injures 2 in Montana

Inclement weather conditions appear to have been a contributing factor in a recent collision that left two individuals with injuries in Montana. Individuals who travel in winter weather must use caution and adjust driving behaviors to match road conditions. Unfortunately, not all drivers are so diligent and weather conditions have played a part in many dangerous car accidents.

Car accidents: U-turn in traffic causes devastating crash

While not illegal in every scenario, making a U-turn in traffic can be a hazardous maneuver. Drivers who fail to ensure the way is clear prior to navigating a U-turn could create an unfortunate scenario, and car accidents involving such negligence can have disastrous results. An accident that took place under similar circumstances in Montana has left two individuals with injuries and killed two others.

Car accidents: Emergency responders gearing up for winter weather

With winter weather setting in, in many areas of Montana, those who must travel the open road may benefit from understanding the risks of driving in adverse weather. Winter weather conditions can have a significant impact on a person's ability to safely operate a vehicle. Drivers who fail to take the necessary precautions and adjust driving behaviors accordingly may increase the chances that serious or fatal car accidents might occur.

Car accidents: The causes and indications of driver fatigue

While there are numerous actions and behaviors that can increase the risk that a collision will take place, drowsy driving remains a major concern in Montana and across the nation. Those who experience fatigue while driving may exhibit similar behaviors as impaired or distracted drivers. Since car accidents involving drowsy drivers can have disastrous results, those who wish to prevent a dangerous incident may benefit from knowing the factors that can increase the risk of driver fatigue.

Car accidents: Girl struck by vehicle while waiting for bus

Riding the bus to school is a right of passage that many individuals in Montana and elsewhere must endure while growing up. While waiting for the bus to arrive, it might not be uncommon for some kids to be in close proximity to other motor vehicles, and in areas where children are present, drivers must exercise caution to prevent potentially devastating car accidents from occurring. A recent collision involving similar circumstances in Montana has left a 6-year-old girl with serious injuries.