14 Alerts From the Fuel Tax Tag


The Clean Diesel Alternative: NMA E-Newsletter #340

With the advent of ever more stringent Corporate Average Fuel Efficiency requirements, many automakers are turning to clean diesel powered vehicles to improve fuel economy. If you’re in the market for a new car or truck, a diesel vehicle could save you money down the road. This is because diesel vehicles cost less to own […]

NMA E-Newsletter #291: How Much Does Your State Divert Federal Highway Funding To Transit Projects?

This week we wrap up our examination of the three equal-weighted metrics that comprise the State Fiscal Responsibility scoring in the recent NMA report, “Motorists Beware: Ranking the States That Treat You Worst.” Part 1 (Legislative Interference with Transportation Planning, #289) rated the influence of lawmakers in determining the planning and spending of funds on […]

NMA E-Newsletter #290: How Well the States Apply Your Road-User Fees

Or how poorly the states spend your money, depending on the level of cynicism you have built up as a taxed-and-surcharged driver over the years. Last week (Legislative Interference with Transportation Planning, #289) we took a look at the first of three metrics that we used to determine the State Fiscal Responsibility score in the […]

NMA E-Newsletter #289: Legislative Interference with Transportation Planning

The states are experts at spending your money. Mind you, they don’t spend it efficiently or constructively, but boy can they spend it. When we put together our Memorial Day rankings of the states by how they treat motorists, one of our primary evaluation categories—State Fiscal Responsibility—didn’t draw too many questions. But that was then […]

NMA E-Newsletter #287: 2014 Second Quarter Legislative Update

The NMA continues to advocate for motorists’ rights at the national, state and local level. Legislatures across the country took up a broad range of motorists’ issues in the second quarter of 2014. Here’s a brief summary of the driving-related issues we addressed. California Supported Senate Bill 893 which would strengthen privacy protections pertaining to […]