101 Alerts From the CALIFORNIA Tag


Profound Privacy Risks without our Consent: NMA E-Newsletter #545

GeekWire posted last month that Portland, Oregon quietly launched a controversial mobile location data project with partner Sidewalk Labs (a subsidiary of Alphabet–which is the parent company of Google). In this year-long pilot program, the city has authorized that people, who have smartphones, will be tracked without their consent or knowledge. Portland is using software […]

Please Comment by July 8th on Proposed Changes to California State Traffic Court 

Dear NMA California Members, The state Judicial Council has put forth a proposal to implement and evaluate a civil model for adjudication of minor vehicle infractions. This means, if implemented, any sort of minor traffic ticket or parking ticket will become a matter for civil court and an administrative hearing instead of traffic court. Motorists […]

Paying More for Less Service: NMA E-Newsletter #534

By 2021, New York City will begin charging drivers who enter Manhattan below Central Park under the guise of congestion pricing. No one is surprised. City and state officials have been trying to make this happen for years. The rare alignment of views between the governor, the mayor, and the state legislature─each likely motivated by […]

An Eye on Recent Motorist Rights Court Cases, Part 2: NMA Weekly E-Newsletter #530

Many motorist rights court cases have made news in the past three months. Last week, we presented the first part of this update that focused on federal court decisions, and a few from the US Supreme Court. This week, we are diving into key motorist-related cases in state supreme or appellate courts. Our hope is […]

Los Angeles Area Members Alert: Comment on Two County Plan Documents TODAY

For Los Angeles Area NMA Members, Please take some time in the next two weeks to look at two plans that have the possibility of changing the motoring landscapes in Los Angeles County in profound ways. After you read the plans, we encourage you to attend any public meetings and/or write comments to mail or […]