Dear Pennsylvania NMA Supporters, On Tuesday, May 25, 2021, the Senate Transportation Committee will have a voting meeting on SB 419, where it will likely unanimously pass the bill onto the full Senate. At that point, it will be on the Senate calendar for a likely full-chamber vote. This is a different version of municipal police radar and […]
13 Alerts From the ALERT Tag
For Immediate Attention Today: PA Senate Transportation Committee will vote on SB419—a new local police radar and LIDAR bill.
Please note: The NMA call-to-action email of April 13th provided information on proposed changes to how speed limits are determined and the details of how we all must register our opposition to those changes. This alert does the same for another aspect of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) proposal that can have similarly dire consequences […]
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has proposed changes to the rules for posting traffic signs. Buried within the extensive markups to the 800-page Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) is a truly onerous set of policies that will adversely affect driving for decades to come. Unless driving advocates like you help us respond en masse in […]
Dear NMA Pennsylvania Members, The state’s House Transportation will vote on Tuesday, March 16, 2021, on HB606, a bill to allow municipal police to use radar, and LIDAR will come up. HB606 will NOT require 85th percentile speed limits. It does allow tickets at a mere 6 mph over the speed limit. Calibration requirements for all speed-timing […]
Dear Indiana NMA Members, HB 1465 passed out of the Indiana House Roads and Transportation Committee by a unanimous vote earlier this week. This bill did not show up on the online calendar until Monday, February 9th, and was already up for committee vote at 8:30 am. The bill is on the fast track, and […]