418 Alerts From the NEWSLETTER Tag


DUI Laws Update Part 1: Location-Tracking Ignition Systems: NMA E-Newsletter #424

If you are one of 11,000 convicted drunk drivers in Minnesota, your car whereabouts are currently known through GPS tracking. Apparently, Department of Public Safety (DPS) officials had implemented a GPS location-tracking for interlock ignition systems without the backing of the state legislature. Representative Peggy Scott (R-Andover) says that when the legislature passed the interlock […]

The Perpetuation of a Speed Trap Town: NMA E-Newsletter #423

A tacit arrangement between the Wisconsin Department of Transportation and Rosendale, WI (pop. 1,063) has fueled the tiny village’s notoriety as a stereotypical speed trap town. Rosendale lives up to its reputation by handing out speeding convictions at a per capita rate of more than 50 times that of state capitol Madison.*  Rosendale, 80 miles […]

NMAlerts is Here!  NMA E-Newsletter #422

On February 9th we released NMAlerts, the enforcement activity app featured in the Winter 2017 issue of Driving Freedoms – the one with the Wizard of Oz meme on the cover. NMAlerts is a new benefit available only to supporting members of the NMA. We have had a lot of fun beta-testing the new app […]

Erosion of the Uniform Traffic Code Continues: NMA E-Newsletter #421

By James C. Walker, NMA Life Member and Executive Director of the NMA Foundation  Our news feed of January 24th had this article: Blue police lines on local roads could be safety risk. Several New Jersey communities painted blue lines in between double yellow lines on the roads to honor the police. This is a […]

The Neverending Story—Auto Recall Scandals: NMA E-Newsletter #420

One great thing about scandals is they usually have an end and become just another nugget of history. Three major automotive scandals (The Takata Airbag Scandal, VW Dieselgate, and the GM Ignition Switch Problem) seem to have legs and are a neverending story for various reasons. All three of these scandals have one element in […]