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The NMA Holiday Travel Checklist: NMA E-Newsletter #362

Record numbers of Americans are expected to hit the road this holiday season. Couple that with the inevitable bad weather and overbearing traffic enforcement, and we thought it made sense to provide this holiday travel checklist—NMA style. Be Prepared: Pack a roadside safety kit in case you find yourself stranded, especially in bad weather. Pick […]

The NMA Reveals the Top Speed Trap States in the Country: NMA E-Newsletter #359

The NMA just launched its latest salvo in the speed trap wars with the following press release that ranks the Worst Speed Trap states in the country. The goal is to call attention to “Policing for Profit” wherever we see it and to expose the worst offenders. Not coincidentally, this is also the theme for […]

Mile After Magnificent Mile: NMA E-Newsletter #350

Illinois is known as the Land of Lincoln, but the title of this e-newsletter is also a motto the state has used to promote tourism. Since Illinois also collects hundreds of millions of dollars annually from motorists for everything from tolls to speeding and red-light camera tickets, it wouldn’t surprise us to learn that many government […]

NMA E-Newsletter #348: Bogus Statistics Hide Real Problems and Solutions

Proponents of aggressive speed enforcement routinely trot out the old saw that speeding causes one-third of all traffic fatalities. Predictably, this dubious assertion showed up in the bogus IIHS speed camera report we deconstructed in last week’s newsletter. We say dubious because there is ample evidence to show that speed is a contributing factor in […]

“Seriously? It’s Come to This?”: NMA Newsletter #345

We find ourselves saying that a lot these days as we run across more and more stories like these: The first comes from Edmonton, Alberta, where officials are considering disguising speed cameras as utility boxes. When asked about the idea, traffic safety director Gerry Shimko had nothing to say about the covert operation’s safety benefits. […]