35 Alerts From the PENNSYLVANIA Tag


CALL STATE SENATOR TODAY: No Camera Amendments on HB 1646

Dear Pennsylvania NMA Members, Dirty Tricks abound on the Wednesday, May 23, 2018 Pennsylvania Senate Transportation Committee! Lawmakers are trying to use a procedural tactic to sneak speed cameras into a vulnerable highway users bill. It seems that HB 1646, will be amended in committee to contain the work zone speed camera provisions the Senate previously approved in SB […]

IMMEDIATE ACTION NEEDED: Call PA House Member to vote NO on SB 251 — allowing local police to use Radar and Lidar

Dear Pennsylvania NMA Members, The Pennsylvania House Transportation Committee will have a vote on SB 251 next week to allow municipal police to use radar and LIDAR. Please contact your own PA Representative and say to vote NO on SB 251. You can also contact the committee members at the above link. The two chairman of the committee can also be […]

Road User Fees May Be Necessary (But Reasonable is a Different Matter): NMA E-Newsletter #483

A basic principle held by the National Motorists Association is, “Reasonable highway user fees [are] for maintaining and improving highways, not for financing non-highway projects.” (See the other main NMA tenets here.) The recent class action lawsuit the NMA filed with truckers’ association OOIDA against the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission for many years of excessive tolling […]

Overcharging of PA Turnpike Tolls – Time to Create a Statewide Stir

Dear NMA Pennsylvania Members, If you have driven the Pennsylvania Turnpike within the last several years and are outraged at paying tolls that continue to be charged at a rate more than double the cost of operating the turnpike, then help us spark a statewide conversation about this abuse of truckers and motorists by complaining […]

Oppose Local Police Use of Radar and Lidar in the Pennsylvania House

Dear NMA Pennsylvania Members, The Pennsylvania House Transportation Committee will hold a hearing April 4, 2018 on local and regional police potential use of radar (also includes Lidar) as a speed timing device. There is no bill attached to the hearing but we believe it to be SB 251 which has already been passed by […]