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Is Our Property Guilty until Proven Innocent? : NMA E-Newsletter #388

Law Enforcement now using ERADs, seizing cash without an arrest, a warrant and due process. Life as a motorist in America is never easy. Not only do motorists have to contend with red-light cameras with sometimes shortened yellow lights, we have to deal with automated speed cameras, speed traps, road blocks, wolf pack ticket blitzing, […]

NMA E-Newsletter #317: “Courteous” Driver the True Obstruction

Last week’s e-newsletter really stirred up member response with an overwhelming number of you rejecting the Seattle driver’s approach to trying to single-handedly wipe out traffic jams and backups. The consensus was that he was obstructing traffic and should have stayed in the far right lane to let faster traffic pass. We agree. Here are […]

NMA E-Newsletter #311: The Business of Civil Forfeiture

It’s the highway hustle. The shakedown shuffle. It’s civil forfeiture, and it’s one of the most flagrant roadside abuses motorists face today. Using civil forfeiture laws, police can confiscate property, like cash and vehicles, from motorists if they suspect the property is tied to illegal activity. The police don’t actually have to prove such a […]

NMA E-Newsletter #179: More Hidden Ticket Costs

In recent newsletters, we’ve discussed what’s really at stake when you plead guilty or no contest to a traffic violation, as well as how to find information that will help you fight your case.You should also consider the impact of a guilty verdict…

NMA E-Newsletter #142: Traffic Stop Doesn’t Void Fourth Amendment Protection

On the heels of our E-newsletter last week (#141, A Man’s Car is His Castle) comes a story with a different twist on the connection between cars, homes, and protection under the law. In 2007, the police in Sulphur, Oklahoma attempted to pull over …