It is not a surprise that when you put a bunch of new people into an area that has weather they are not used to, that they have trouble driving. Fun fact, whether we blame the "newbies" or not, the driving has turned into a nightmare here in Bozeman.

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I am not the only one to think this way, I recently wrote an article about a hit and run in Belgrade. If you missed the article you can find it HERE, as they are still looking for the person who hit the car. The comments about how bad driving has become in Bozeman were pretty heavy.

"dash cam....might consider that. My car is currently in the shop in the process of getting repaired due to an accident. There are so many distractions anymore. Cell usage is crazy while driving, speeding everywhere, and my personal "favorite" running amber/red lights. How about a Citizens' Force armed with radar guns with special cameras to get license numbers to assist the official police force during their staff shortage.jus' sayin'-Cindy via Newsbreak

"it is so sad that this is what is happening to our community. I have a dash cam now because the drivers around here have just gotten crazy with no care or concern for the other person. I do believe if the police can start issuing more tickets and driving violations, it will help a little, but police is short staffed as well"

-Kathryn via Newsbreak

The comments on Facebook are also saying the same thing you can click below and see for yourself.

So here is my question, "What is the reason for such terrible driving?" I have to admit, I have never had so many people ride my tail the way they do here.

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