6 Alerts From the TRAFFIC RECORD Tag


NMA E-Newsletter #242: The Myth of “No-Point” Violations

Traffic courts and prosecutors know that many traffic defendants will happily plead guilty and pay the fine as long as no points appear on their driving record. The court exacts its pound of flesh and the driver keeps a clean record. Everybody wins, right? Not always. A former school teacher from Georgia emailed us with […]

NMA E-Newsletter #222: 2013 First Quarter Legislative Update

The NMA continues to advocate for motorists’ rights at the national, state and local level. Legislatures across the country took up a broad range of motorists’ issues in the first quarter of 2013. Here’s a brief summary of the driving-related issu…

NMA E-Newsletter #123: Out-of-State Violations: Do The Laws Protect Or Impede Motorists?

Most Americans depend heavily on their license to drive – for their jobs, their family obligations and their recreational travel. Naturally, some of our driving needs take us out of state. And as is well-known, traffic enforcement tends to focus o…

NMA Email Newsletter: Issue #40

Traffic Violation Records Occasionally, the question of how long traffic violations remain on the offender’s driving record is asked by a member. The short answer is that states are not consistent in this regard. It is not unusual for traffic cita…

NMA Email Newsletter: Issue #26

Massachusetts Hits New Low It was just recently that we discovered that Massachusetts authorities were maintaining driver license records that not only listed convictions for traffic law violations but they are also including all citations issued,…