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Putting Courtesy Back into Driving: NMA E-Newsletter #440

When promoting the virtues of lane courtesy, the NMA will often get feedback from readers suggesting – some more forcefully than others – that the proper terminology should be ‘lane discipline’ or ‘keep right except to pass.’ Both of those phrases have specific and important meanings, but neither does justice to the spirit of cooperation […]

Lane Courtesy or Law–A California Cultural Examination: NMA E-Newsletter #439

from Norman Risch, NMA California Member While the NMA has been increasingly promoting left lane courtesy for years, I can compare several states in which I have lived or worked. California is far worse than Maryland, DC, or Virginia, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and most other Eastern states in left and right lane courtesy (not that any […]

No lollygagging in the Left Lane, Please! Legislative Update on Lane Courtesy Laws: NMA E-Newsletter #438

June is Lane Courtesy Month and many state legislatures are taking on the problem of drivers who impede traffic by camping out in the left lane.  The NMA long ago established June as the spotlight month for lane courtesy to raise awareness that keeping right to allow faster traffic to pass is one of the […]

Bike Path Collisions – City Planners and Business Owners at Odds in Minneapolis: NMA E-Newsletter #437

Let’s focus for a moment on the opening statement of the NMA’s Streets That Work initiative: Motorists deserve roads that not only work, but can also be put to work.  That means allowing people the freedom to travel to the destination of their choice when they want with the least amount of interference.  That is […]

The One Time We Need Regulators to Step Up …: NMA E-Newsletter #436

By James C. Walker, Executive Director of the NMA Foundation, and the NMA Staff The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, NHTSA, ordered the recall of 60 million Takata airbags – which could ultimately affect 100 million vehicles around the world – because the inflators can blow apart and turn into deadly shards of shrapnel when […]