Montana Drivers Rank Worst in Nation

According to the website,, Montana drivers were ranked the worst in the country for the year 2017.

The study of the nation's best and worst drivers considered five categories: fatality rate, failure to obey, drunk driving, speeding, and careless driving. The website states that, among those categories, Montana was ranked first in failure to obey, second in fatalities, fourth in drunk driving, sixth in speeding and 29th in careless driving.

Fatality Accidents in Montana

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration compiles data showing that, in 2016, Montana had 190 fatality crashes on Montana roadways, which was actually down from 224 the previous year. Of those 190 fatalities in 2016, 85 involved drunk or impaired driving and 61 involved speeding, according to the NHTSA.

Billings Montana Car Accident Attorney

Victims of serious car accidents caused by drunk or impaired drivers in the state of Montana can be entitled to substantial compensation for their injuries, lost wages, pain, suffering, and emotional distress. Typically having a licensed Montana lawyer who is experienced and knowledgeable in personal injury claims will help ease the stress and difficulty of handling an insurance claim stemming from an auto collision.

If you or a loved one has been injured in a collision on Montana's roadways, contact Holm Law Firm at (406) 252-2900 for a free consultation.

Eric Holm