6 Alerts From the RENTAL CAR Tag


Down the Rabbit Hole with Civil Asset Forfeiture: NMA E-Newsletter #494

As one of the NMA’s current national issues, Civil Asset Forfeiture or CAF is a program that allows the government at all levels to confiscate cash, cars and even homes from people who are suspected of criminal activity. Even if you are ruled innocent, your property is not necessarily returned; a trip to civil court […]

The Court Stands Up For Motorists: NMA Weekly E-Newsletter #488

“Few protections are as essential to individual liberty as the right to be free from unreasonable searches and seizures. The Framers made that right explicit in the Bill of Rights following their experience with the indignities and invasions of privacy wrought by ‘general warrants and warrantless searches that had so alienated the colonists and had […]

Motorist Alert: Find Out If You Are Eligible for a Refund of Florida Rental Car Toll Fees: NMA E-Newsletter #461

Motorists who rented a vehicle from Avis, Budget, or Payless in Florida between January 1, 2010 and July 10, 2017 may be eligible for a refund per a settlement reached between the Florida Attorney General’s (AG) office and Avis Budget Group, Inc. The NMA first complained about the exorbitant administrative fees that the rental car […]

NMA E-Newsletter #260: Five Years and Counting

260 is an impressive number if we say so ourselves. It represents five full years of weekly e-newsletters issued by the NMA—260 consecutive weeks without ever missing a publication date. From the first issue that kicked things off on January 13, 2009, we have strived to inform, amuse, anger and generally incite reactions from our […]

NMA E-Newsletter #220: An Insider Speaks Out about Red-Light Cameras

Editor’s Note: A few weeks ago, Ken Burke, the County Clerk of Circuit Courts in Pinellas County, Florida, wrote a letter to the Mayor of St. Petersburg detailing his many concerns over the city’s red-light camera program. The letter created quite…