14 Alerts From the RADAR Tag


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 […]

2015 Fourth Quarter Legislative Update: NMA E-Newsletter #364

The legislative process slows down throughout the fall and into the holidays since most state legislatures have recessed for the year. Look for much more activity in the first quarter of 2016. However, we did see a few notable proposals that required our members’ attention in the fourth quarter of 2015, which we will summarize […]

A Refresher Course on Ticket-Fighting Part 2: NMA E-Newsletter #337

Here’s Part 2 of our Frequently Asked Questions on ticketing fighting. See Part 1 here. Can a police officer issue me a ticket if he’s outside his own jurisdiction? If the violation took place within his jurisdiction the answer is yes. If the violation took place outside his jurisdiction the answer is less clear. There […]

A Refresher Course on Ticket-Fighting Part 1: NMA E-Newsletter #336

Helping NMA members fight traffic tickets is foundational to the NMA mission. Over the years we’ve collected lots of tips and suggestions for getting the best results in court. We recently came across this list of Frequently Asked Questions and thought it would provide a good refresher on some basic ticket-fighting principles. Look for Part […]

NMA E-Newsletter #321: Radar Fails Under Scientific Scrutiny … Again

Most longtime NMA members understand the weaknesses of using radar to measure vehicle speeds. However, less experienced drivers and even the courts regard radar as foolproof. Nothing could be further from the truth, and we have fresh evidence that further erodes radar’s patina of infallibility. A member of the NMA Board recently attended a meeting […]