36 Alerts From the ROADBLOCK Tag


The Politics of Roadblocks: NMA E-Newsletter #427

In Montana, one state lawmaker has taken aim at random roadblocks. House Bill 146 would require law enforcement to give at least 48 hours public notice, which includes information to the news media, before setting up temporary road blocks. HB146 has already passed nearly unanimously in both the state house and senate and is now […]

NMAlerts is Here!  NMA E-Newsletter #422

On February 9th we released NMAlerts, the enforcement activity app featured in the Winter 2017 issue of Driving Freedoms – the one with the Wizard of Oz meme on the cover. NMAlerts is a new benefit available only to supporting members of the NMA. We have had a lot of fun beta-testing the new app […]

Being Responsive: NMA E-Newsletter #419

The numbers during a recent six-month period told a story about our online traffic that we simply couldn’t ignore: Well over half of the Speedtrap.org and Roadblock.org audiences used mobile devices rather than desktop or laptop computers to view the sites.                                                                         Speedtrap.org              Roadblock.org Visitors per month                                                 25,930                          21,190 Accessed site by mobile […]

Young Adults now targeted for GDL: NMA E-Newsletter #414

Earlier this month, the National Safety Council and the Traffic Injury Research Foundation outlined additional guidelines to the already implemented Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL) Program that has already been implemented in many states. This newest set of guidelines seem more like punishment than an actual gateway to adulthood. For example, all new drivers 21 and […]

How Government Largesse Obstructs Progress: NMA E-Newsletter #372

It’s no secret the federal government can be very generous with taxpayer money, providing grants for everything from volcano hazard monitoring to Zika virus research. But it always seems to come with strings attached. For example, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration awards hundreds of millions annually to the states to conduct “selective traffic enforcement […]