47 Alerts From the MARYLAND Tag


MD DOT Seeking Public Comment on the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program

Dear Maryland NMA Members, This is your chance to comment on the plan which you can find the link in the following press release from the Maryland DOT. Program Provides a Look at Federally-Funded State Transportation Projects June 6, 2016 HANOVER, MD (June 6, 2016) – To ensure all Marylanders have a voice in transportation […]

Shenanigans Continue with Red-Light Cameras: NMA E-Newsletter #385

Red-light cameras are the biggest local boondoggle ever.  Lafayette, Louisiana was recently in the news because the city-parish council decided to extend their red-light camera program another year despite the fact that $12.4 million dollars had not been collected on over 211,000 photo enforced tickets since the program’s inception nine years ago. But the story […]

“Seriously? It’s Come to This?” Part 2: NMA E-Newsletter #357

In August we recounted some driving stories that were just too absurd to be true (“Seriously? It’s Come to This?” NMA Newsletter #345). Alas, they were true, and the sad part is we’ve compiled enough stories for Part 2. So here goes. New Haven, Connecticut, has been experiencing an uptick in vehicle break-ins lately. The […]

The Backwards IIHS: NMA E-Newsletter #356

The NMA has never been shy about calling out the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) for its agenda-driven “research,” shoddy methodology and reality-defying study results. So, we were skeptical when we read this headline in the latest IIHS newsletter: “Offering skid avoidance course to teen drivers doesn’t improve safety.” The article summarizes a Maryland […]

Some Pointers on Driver’s License Points: NMA E-Newsletter #352

One of the most common questions we get from members is how many points will a given violation add to their driving record. It’s an important question, but it’s not the only one to ask after you get a traffic ticket. You also need to know how many points it takes to trigger a license […]