Immediate Attention:  STOP the Santa Fe City Council ON STOP Changes

Dear NMA Santa Fe, New Mexico Members, Did you know that if the current proposed changes to the Santa Fe Traffic Operations Program are approved, your car can be taken away for failure to pay a single speeding ticket on time or for receiving two speeding tickets within the span of two years?  The Santa […]

No lollygagging in the Left Lane, Please! Legislative Update on Lane Courtesy Laws: NMA E-Newsletter #438

June is Lane Courtesy Month and many state legislatures are taking on the problem of drivers who impede traffic by camping out in the left lane.  The NMA long ago established June as the spotlight month for lane courtesy to raise awareness that keeping right to allow faster traffic to pass is one of the […]

Bike Path Collisions – City Planners and Business Owners at Odds in Minneapolis: NMA E-Newsletter #437

Let’s focus for a moment on the opening statement of the NMA’s Streets That Work initiative: Motorists deserve roads that not only work, but can also be put to work.  That means allowing people the freedom to travel to the destination of their choice when they want with the least amount of interference.  That is […]

Immediate Attention: PA Members–Oppose HB 1187 TODAY!

Dear NMA Pennsylvania Members, On Wednesday, May 24, House Transportation will have a voting meeting on HB 1187, which will allow speed cameras on a stretch of Roosevelt Boulevard (US 1) in Philadelphia, PA You can contact House Transportation here to oppose the bill. To make this easy, click here to contact the head of the committee. You can also contact […]

The One Time We Need Regulators to Step Up …: NMA E-Newsletter #436

By James C. Walker, Executive Director of the NMA Foundation, and the NMA Staff The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, NHTSA, ordered the recall of 60 million Takata airbags – which could ultimately affect 100 million vehicles around the world – because the inflators can blow apart and turn into deadly shards of shrapnel when […]