Call your Senator TODAY on HB 2525-to ban automatic traffic enforcement in Arizona

Dear Arizona NMA Members, Call and/or email your state senator IMMEDIATELY to support House Bill 2525 which will ban all automatic photo enforcement in Arizona. State Activist Steve Bacs says that last year the state legislature banned photo enforcement on all highways but cities can still use speed cams and red-light cameras. According to the […]

DUI Laws Update Part 2: Twice Daily In-Person Breath Tests: NMA E-Newsletter #425

Iowa lawmakers introduced two bills last month that would require motorists who are arrested or convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI) to undergo a twice-daily in-person sobriety testing. Those who pass can go about their day. Those who don’t go straight to jail. The proposed 24/7 sobriety bills are aimed at repeat […]

DUI Laws Update Part 1: Location-Tracking Ignition Systems: NMA E-Newsletter #424

If you are one of 11,000 convicted drunk drivers in Minnesota, your car whereabouts are currently known through GPS tracking. Apparently, Department of Public Safety (DPS) officials had implemented a GPS location-tracking for interlock ignition systems without the backing of the state legislature. Representative Peggy Scott (R-Andover) says that when the legislature passed the interlock […]

The Perpetuation of a Speed Trap Town: NMA E-Newsletter #423

A tacit arrangement between the Wisconsin Department of Transportation and Rosendale, WI (pop. 1,063) has fueled the tiny village’s notoriety as a stereotypical speed trap town. Rosendale lives up to its reputation by handing out speeding convictions at a per capita rate of more than 50 times that of state capitol Madison.*  Rosendale, 80 miles […]

Illinois DOT Wants Your Input by March 8

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) is seeking additional input from the public to help develop its Long Range Transportation plan. “We want our Long Range Transportation Plan to drive how we operate as an agency and how we are making investment decisions,” says Illinois Transportation Secretary Randy Blankenhorn. “By working together with members of […]