13 Alerts From the NATIONAL Tag


NMA E-Newsletter #302: The NMA Weighs In on Federal V2V Proposal

In a September e-newsletter we discussed how the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) was soliciting public comments about its proposal to create a national standard to require Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) communications capability on all passenger cars and light trucks. NMA President Gary Biller submitted the following comments outlining the NMA’s concerns over this technology. You […]

NMA E-Newsletter #296: Politicizing the BAC Debate Thwarts Finding Real Solutions

By a Massachusetts NMA Member I’ve been impressed with NMA’s diligence for years now, but I think you might need to take a closer look at slide three of the presentation at http://www.alcoholstats.com/uploads/DrunkDrivingStatistics.pdf before jumping into the politicized waters surrounding DUI and the BAC threshold. If I’m reading the chart correctly, in 2010 the total number of […]

NMA E-Newsletter #239: What’s In a Name?

Together we are about to find out. The goals of the pending NMA Community Support Program (CSP) are twofold:  to fund local issues-based advocacy projects that enhance motorists’ rights and freedoms and to help us become self-promoters extraordinaire. Supporting members and donors to the legislative campaign this year will receive a letter from us shortly […]

NMA E-Newsletter #218: Lane Courtesy Redux

Although all states have various forms of the “keep right unless passing” (aka “lane courtesy”) requirement in their statutes, it is rare to hear about the police actually enforcing the law against a driver who camps out in the left lane. …

NMA E-Newsletter #217: Red-Light Camera Message Gaining Traction

The NMA staff spends a lot of time responding to media requests. Everyone from local radio reporters to network news correspondents contact us looking for quotes, comments or background information on a variety of driving-related stories. Recently…