Montana drivers who are concerned about road safety, particularly when it comes to drunk drivers, can take certain steps to protect themselves. Defensive driving is a form of driving that can help people save their own lives when they are sharing the road with drunk drivers.
If you're in the baby boomer generation or older, you may recall taking leisurely Sunday drives with your family as a child. Nowadays, this form of free time activity is not as common, quite possibly because Montana roadways are a lot more dangerous now than they were then. Why? One reason is simply that there are many more cars on the road at any given time than there used to be. Posted speed limits are often higher, as well.
On Jan. 28 at about 8 p.m., a 22-year-old woman fell in a New York City subway station and died. At the time of the fall, the woman was attempting to carry her toddler while also carrying the baby's stroller. The woman was taking the stairs because the station on 53rd Street in Manhattan had no elevator. Currently, about 25 percent of the city's 476 subway stations are accessible to those who can't use stairs or an escalator.