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I Never Understood Why My Mom Always Bought Me a AAA Card Membership for Christmas, Until This Happened [SPONSORED]

Every year, since I was 16 years-old, I would always expect the same card under the Christmas tree from my mom. The first few times I would have hoped to see either a check or some cash fall out from it when I tore into the envelope. Nope. The same thing each and every year... a renewal card for my AAA membership.

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Great Falls Bans Cell Phones for Drivers

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — Great Falls banned hand-held cell phones for motorists and cyclists, hoping to make navigating the streets of the central Montana town a bit safer from distracted drivers.

The Great Falls Tribune reported commissioners favoring the ban sought to underscore expectations that drivers pay attention to the road, not what's on their mobile telephone

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Justin Sullivan, Getty Images
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Falling Gas Prices Means Great News for Car Owners

Just a few months ago, analysts were worried gas prices would soar this summer, possibly topping $6 a gallon. But now that the warmer months are upon us, there’s been an abrupt about-face.

In fact, fuel prices are now falling so steadily that many experts predict that by this fall, a gallon of gas will be under $3.

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Driving Slowly Means You Can Make Extra Pocket Money

The high cost of speeding tickets does make some drivers slow down, but what if you were actually paid to stop being such a lead-food instead?

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Safety is Important for Missoula Motorcyclists

Summer is almost here, and for many Montanans, warmer temperatures and drier roads mean that bike season has arrived — and I’m not just talking about Schwinns and Huffys.

Each day, I notice more and more motorcyclists cruising the streets of Missoula. It would

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Hamilton Council Crunches Cell Phone Use in Cars

Tuesday night, the Hamilton City Council voted 4-2 to ban cell phone use while driving in the city limits.

The council heard over a half hour of comments, mainly against the new ordinance from valley residents, some of whom said they would quit shopping in Hamilton if the law was enacted.

The coun

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What Are the Most Dangerous Cars in America? [PHOTOS]

Given modern engineering, design and manufacturing, most drivers probably assume that new cars are inherently safe. But, according to a study by the nonprofit group Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, that isn’t necessarily the case.

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Hamilton Developing Walking and Biking Route Plan

HAMILTON, Mont. (AP) — The consulting company hired by Hamilton officials to create a non-motorized transportation plan for the city has released its draft recommendations.

The Ravalli Republic reports that the draft is an early glimpse of what could eventually become a guide for a pedestrian and bicycle network

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Where Are the Worst Commutes in America?

When considering the life of the daily commuter, it’s a wonder that more people aren’t being sucked into a psychotic cesspool of road rage and suicidal tendencies while locked deep inside the great American traffic jam.

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Would You Pay More for a Flight with Bigger Seats?

Pretty much everyone knows by now that the US has a real obesity problem — even aircraft manufacturers like Airbus. In response, the company is now offering airlines the option to equip its new planes with extra-wide seats.

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