30 Alerts From the LETTER WRITING Tag


Pedestrians must be Accountable for their own Safety: NMA E-Newsletter #342

Last week’s newsletter on whether pedestrians should take responsibility for their own safety garnered many thoughtful member responses. We thought we would share a few with you. From Dick Goodwin, New Hampshire: Excellent article! And so true. Most pedestrians seem to have at least a small interest in self-preservation, but all too many apparently think […]

NMA E-Newsletter #333: Does Good Police Behavior Offset the Bad?

In last week’s newsletter NMA Vice President John Bowman described his encounter with an angry police officer as well as his subsequent thoughts on police/community relations. John’s piece prompted many passionate responses from members, and we wanted to share a few with you. From a New York Member: This question about why there isn’t more […]

NMA E-Newsletter #317: “Courteous” Driver the True Obstruction

Last week’s e-newsletter really stirred up member response with an overwhelming number of you rejecting the Seattle driver’s approach to trying to single-handedly wipe out traffic jams and backups. The consensus was that he was obstructing traffic and should have stayed in the far right lane to let faster traffic pass. We agree. Here are […]

NMA E-Newsletter #314: 2014 Third and Fourth 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 half of 2014. Here’s a brief summary of the driving-related issues we addressed. California Opposed Assembly Bill 1646 which would add a violation point for texting […]

NMA E-Newsletter #312: Let’s Get Personal

Editor’s Note: A member in Kissimmee, Florida, recently sent this letter to a county official questioning the county’s motives for employing red-light cameras. Note how the writer makes it personal by telling his own story. It’s a great example that may help you as you reach out to your public officials about motorists’ issues that […]