66 Alerts From the FLORIDA Tag


NMA Wrap Up of Legislative Activity, 2nd Quarter 2019: NMA E-Newsletter #547

April, May, and June were busy months in state legislatures where many of the bills affecting motorists that were introduced in the first quarter, or carried forward from last year, were resolved. The results were a mixed bag, but the biggest victory was a special one: Governor Greg Abbott of Texas signed into law House […]

Sweetwater, Florida Residents Say NO to Red-Light Cameras

Dear NMA Florida Members, In a ballot vote on May 14, 2019, Sweetwater voters rejected the use of RLCs by a vote of 81 to 19 percent. The ban prohibits the mayor from continuing the use of these automated traffic devices. Sweetwater joins 39 other communities around the US that have rejected photo enforcement. Check […]

Predatory Towing Not Just an Inconvenience: NMA E-Newsletter #539

Cities tow cars for many reasons. They are often towed when doubled parked or left in front of a fire hydrant. If there are too many parking tickets, cities will often boot first, and if the driver does not pay the tickets in a certain amount of time, the boot comes off, and the vehicle […]

Sweetwater, Florida: Vote YES on May 14th Red-Light Camera Ballot Question

Dear NMA Sweetwater, Florida Members, On May 14th, please vote YES on a Sweetwater ballot question concerning red-light cameras. Please send this email alert to all your neighbors and friends and ask them to do the same. Here is the ballot question: Amending City Charter Prohibiting the Authority of the Mayor to Enter into Red-Light […]

Dollar and Thrifty Customers, Find Out If You Are Eligible for a Refund of Florida Rental Car Toll Fees: NMA E-Newsletter #531

In September 2014, the National Motorists Association sent a letter of complaint to then-Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi about predatory practices by rental car companies in the state related to toll service charges. The NMA letter included a petition calling for reform and compensation signed by several hundred association members. The Consumer Protection Division (CPD) […]