What’s Going on at the DMV?: NMA E-Newsletter #509

For years, comedians have made fun of long lines at the DMV (Departments of Motor Vehicles), but you know what…it’s not really funny anymore. The widespread problem seems to be three-fold. ·        Short term: A number of states are now under a tight deadline to implement REAL ID and motorists must apply for one in […]

Salem, MA Speed Limits at Stake: NMA E-Newsletter #508

Ivan Sever, Life Member and former NMA Massachusetts State Coordinator, has never been one to sit back and just take it. About a year ago, the Salem City Council voted to lower the speed limit on Swampscott Road, a busy route driven frequently by Sever, from 40 to 25 mph. No speed study, no discussion, […]

CALL PA Governor Wolf TODAY to ask for Veto on SB172

Dear Pennsylvania NMA Members, We urge you to call Governor Tom Wolf’s Harrisburg office and tell him to VETO Senate Bill 172, which if signed by the governor would place speed cameras in work zones and on US-1 During business hours, call 717-787-2500 and please tell the staff person who takes your call that the […]

The Real Police Overtime Scandals: NMA Weekly E-Newsletter #507

Much has been written about the Massachusetts State Police Overtime Scandal. A number of officers have been arrested for federal counts of embezzlement for allegedly cutting hours or outright skipping overtime (OT) traffic enforcement shifts on the MA turnpike while getting paid in full. Forty-two members of Troop E have been implicated and the troop […]

Michigan Supporters: The Driver Responsibility Fee debt is wiped out beginning Oct 1–See if you are eligible

Dear Michigan NMA Members, Beginning Monday, October 1st, residents who have the Driver Responsibility Fee debt will have it wiped away. Last spring, the governor signed a law to fully repeal the fee. Additional staff have been added to help alleviate the expected long lines and wait times at your local Department of Motor Vehicle […]