Is a Digital Driver’s License in your Future?: NMA Weekly E-Newsletter #476

Many states currently allow digital proof of insurance during a traffic stop. Will a digital driver’s license or DDL be too far behind? After several years of testing, the state of Iowa will debut later in 2018 a digital driver’s license in cooperation with “augmented identity” specialists IDEMIA, a company that works with about 80 […]

March 11 Deadline for comments on Potential Ignition Interlock Program Changes in VA

Dear NMA Virginia Members, Most DUI offenders want to make amends and keep up with their program requirements. They are required to have an ignition interlock device installed in their vehicles for a time period mandated by the court and to attend an alcohol education class. Over the years, however, the NMA has received complaints […]

IMMEDIATE ATTENTION: Oppose SB509 and SB917 in Virginia House TODAY

Dear NMA Virginia Members, PLEASE CONTACT COMMITTEE MEMBERS IMMEDIATELY Virginia’s House Militia, Police and Public Safety Subcommittee will hold a hearing on a pair of bills to install deadly speed cameras across the state. The Senate has already passed both bills, these bills must die. Hearing is Thursday, February 22 at 7:30am The Bills are as […]

Watch Out—You Could be Next!: NMA Weekly E-Newsletter #475

Most people’s interaction with a police officer is usually during a traffic stop. The anxiety and fear that most of us feel when stopped by a police officer makes it worse when we believe we have done nothing wrong or thought we were doing the right thing. Placed in jeopardy of receiving a ticket or […]

Senior Drivers in Transition: NMA E-Newsletter #474

Driving is not just about mobility—fundamentally it is about independence. None of us want to lose that freedom. Age is not the only factor in the decision to drive or not to drive anymore. Studies show that giving up this lifeline increases with age a person’s likelihood of suffering from depression and eventually ending up […]