Steve Lavin is not only a state representative from the Flathead Valley, he's also a Major in the Montana Highway Patrol who has served for nearly 30 years. He's now been tapped by Knudsen to head up the Montana Highway Patrol (MHP).
The caller says he got stuck on the side of the road with a flat tire, and due to his disability- needed to call for help. He was going to have a long wait, and a big bill. That is, until Trooper Wyatt Duncan showed up to check in on him.
The Montana Highway Patrol’s Project Zero campaign has been pushing the goal of zero deaths on Montana’s highways for several years, but the number of highway fatalities has been holding steady for the past three years.
A recent Facebook post from the Montana Highway Patrol highlights the importance of drivers slowing down and moving over when emergency vehicles are deployed at an accident scene or during a traffic stop.