5 Alerts From the LIDAR Tag


IMMEDIATE ACTION NEEDED: Call PA House Member to vote NO on SB 251 — allowing local police to use Radar and Lidar

Dear Pennsylvania NMA Members, The Pennsylvania House Transportation Committee will have a vote on SB 251 next week to allow municipal police to use radar and LIDAR. Please contact your own PA Representative and say to vote NO on SB 251. You can also contact the committee members at the above link. The two chairman of the committee can also be […]

NMA Pennsylvania Alert: Oppose SB 251 (Allows Local Enforcement to Use Radar and Lidar for Speed Control)

Pennsylvania Residents, Please call your state senator immediately and say to vote NO on SB 251, which would allow municipal police to use radar, as well as all police to use LIDAR. You can find your state senator here. In Pennsylvania, speed limits are not posted anywhere near the 85th percentile free-flowing traffic speed, tickets may be written slightly […]

General Alert, PA Member, for your IMMEDIATE Attention 6.9.17

Dear NMA Pennsylvania Members, June may be the most anti-driver month of 2017, as the state enacts a budget! Some troubling comments were made about using speed cameras to fund the state police, and creating special funds for road projects. The Pennsylvania Strategic Highway Safety Plan, which was put out a few months ago, also […]

NMA E-Newsletter #285: Can Pennsylvania Hold Out Much Longer?

Even though Pennsylvania scored in the bottom 10 in our recent rankings of how states treat drivers, motorists in the Keystone State can be happy about one thing: Pennsylvania is the only state in the country that prohibits local police forces from using electronic devices other than those that measure distance over time for speed […]

NMA Email Newsletter: Issue #3

Laser speed guns, sometimes called Lidar guns, have grown in popularity with law enforcement agencies as they have become more user friendly and lost some of their shortcomings. Their biggest advantage over radar is that the laser beam is typicall…