12 Alerts From the DNA Tag


Intexicated While Driving: NMA E-Newsletter #387

New York State has legislation called Evan’s Law that is winding its way through the system. It would allow law enforcement to use a textalyzer to determine if you have been on your phone while driving.  This means even hands free phone usage, texting, surfing the web, and engaging with various apps can raise flags.  […]

Saint or Sinner, Government Eyes Are Watching Every Move You Make: NMA E-Newsletter #380

By John W. Whitehead, President, The Rutherford Institute Government eyes are watching you. They see your every move: what you read, how much you spend, where you go, with whom you interact, when you wake up in the morning, what you’re watching on television and reading on the internet. Every move you make is being […]

NMA E-Newsletter #286: Recent SCOTUS Decision Boon to Privacy Rights

Chalk one up for privacy rights, thanks to the U.S. Supreme Court. In a far-reaching ruling in June (Riley v. California), the court unanimously decided that police must obtain a warrant to search the contents of a cell phone seized from someone who is under arrest—except in cases of emergency. The decision stems from a […]

NMA E-Newsletter #267: Getting Involved

Calls to action can take many forms but are tricky propositions. Take the launch of the NMA’s Community Support Program (CSP) last October. The goal of this grant program for NMA members was to get more people involved (and therefore the NMA more involved) in local grassroots projects designed to benefit motorists. The initial funding […]

NMA E-Newsletter #258: Just Say NO for the Holidays

Nothing says Happy Holidays like getting caught up in a roadblock followed by one of NHTSA’s elves asking you for a “voluntary” blood sample. We originally told you about this ongoing roadside “research project” a few weeks back (NMA E-Newsletter #255: Dangerous Business). Since then, it seems that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) […]