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It Works
Next time you see deer on the side of the road in front of you, hit the rumble strip. It frightens them back into the ditch. I think it's a combo of noise and vibration. It has worked for me 100% of the time. Good luck and see you Monday...
Left Lane Ticket
Rhode Island has passed a bill making it a ticket to drive leisurely in the left lane.  It would be implemented on their 4 lane highways.  I'm for that.
There has to be a safe  passing lane maintained for traffic to flow.  Slower traffic should always move to the right...
Good Drivers, Bad Drivers
This morning I saw that Chevy is selling a 990 horsepower car called the "Fireball Camaro". It got several comments from folks. And it reminded me of a conversation that I had with a "higher up" in one of the big car companies. He told me that most folks, even if …
Two Winter Driving Tips I Wish Every Montanan Followed
We've got a good amount of snow heading our way tonight and tomorrow, which will no doubt lead to some less than ideal driving conditions. I know people who have lived in Montana their whole life and still aren't great winter drivers. If everybody on the roads would do these two simple thi…
Driving Fast
I've always driven fast, and still do. Not as fast as 15 years ago, but I'm still ticketable most days.
My speeding resume includes stops by cops in Idaho, Wyoming, Washington and Montana. I've gotten to speak directly to three different judges who all took my money and one even took m…
Distracted Driving Includes Drinking Coffee?
Montana does not have a statewide ban on "Distracted Driving", although some cities do have restrictions specifically relating to cell phone usage while behind the wheel. For the states that do have distracted driving laws, one woman recently learned that drinking a cup of coffee w…
It’s Wet Today In Billings… Please Drive Accordingly
Obviously the rain is giving us a well deserved break from the heat... especially the 90+ high that was originally predicted for today (which has been downgraded to 81 thankfully. But with the rain comes great responsibility (sorry, I temporarily broke into a scene from Spiderman)...

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