16 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 […]

NMA Pennsylvania Alert: Oppose SB 251 (Allows Local Enforcement to Use Radar and Lidar for Speed Control)

Pennsylvania Residents, Please call your state senator immediately and say to vote NO on SB 251, which would allow municipal police to use radar, as well as all police to use LIDAR. You can find your state senator here. In Pennsylvania, speed limits are not posted anywhere near the 85th percentile free-flowing traffic speed, tickets may be written slightly […]

General Alert, PA Member, for your IMMEDIATE Attention 6.9.17

Dear NMA Pennsylvania Members, June may be the most anti-driver month of 2017, as the state enacts a budget! Some troubling comments were made about using speed cameras to fund the state police, and creating special funds for road projects. The Pennsylvania Strategic Highway Safety Plan, which was put out a few months ago, also […]

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 […]