13 Alerts From the SOCIAL NETWORKING Tag


Feds seek a driver mode for your phone: NMA E-Newsletter #412

In late November, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) asked smartphone manufacturers and automakers to work together to develop a “driver mode” for mobile devices for use in the car. The 96-page document of voluntary guidelines calls for cars to be more easily paired with mobile devices so that drivers can access them through […]

Saint or Sinner, Government Eyes Are Watching Every Move You Make: NMA E-Newsletter #380

By John W. Whitehead, President, The Rutherford Institute Government eyes are watching you. They see your every move: what you read, how much you spend, where you go, with whom you interact, when you wake up in the morning, what you’re watching on television and reading on the internet. Every move you make is being […]

Pedestrians must be Accountable for their own Safety: NMA E-Newsletter #342

Last week’s newsletter on whether pedestrians should take responsibility for their own safety garnered many thoughtful member responses. We thought we would share a few with you. From Dick Goodwin, New Hampshire: Excellent article! And so true. Most pedestrians seem to have at least a small interest in self-preservation, but all too many apparently think […]

NMA E-Newsletter #267: Getting Involved

Calls to action can take many forms but are tricky propositions. Take the launch of the NMA’s Community Support Program (CSP) last October. The goal of this grant program for NMA members was to get more people involved (and therefore the NMA more involved) in local grassroots projects designed to benefit motorists. The initial funding […]

NMA E-Newsletter #247: How One Articulate Voice Can Sway Government

Earlier this year, Michigan Representative Wayne Schmidt (with support from a few fellow representatives) introduced two bills to the State Assembly, each designed to pave the way for automated ticketing machines, aka red-light and speed cameras. Michigan currently is one of fifteen states that ban the use of photo enforcement*. The camera companies are keenly […]