Driving News Roundup: September 30, 2016

Driving News Roundup: September 30, 2016

This is a regular feature on the NMA Blog, where we highlight some of the most interesting driving news stories of the week. Virginia: Group Seeks Sanctions Against Unauthorized Speed Camera Use Speed cameras are banned in Virginia, but that did not stop the insurance industry from deploying them on state highways. As part of […]

EVOLUTION

EVOLUTION

The automobile has gone from being an eccentric hobby to a necessity of life—to a???? Technological innovations like the internal combustion engine, electric starter, hydraulic brakes, power steering, radial tires, fuel injection, and electronic ignition have transformed the automobile from a quirky, unreliable toy to an appliance-like device accessible and usable by almost all elements […]

An “Apple” a Day…

An “Apple” a Day…

You’ve heard about eating an apple a day to keep the doctor away. It’s good advice. Eating healthy can’t hurt, at any rate. Well, here are some things you might want to do to avoid hurting your car — in order to keep the mechanic away: * Parking brake on first – By engaging the […]

What speed limits are for

As I wrote last month, a new Massachusetts law allows cities to create speed traps. Chicopee is about to be the first city to pass an ordinance in response to this law. A city councilor justified reducing speed limits on two streets: “They are used as cut-through streets.” So Chicopee speed limits are meant to […]

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: September 26, 2016

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: September 26, 2016

The Newspaper.com Weekly Roundup blog post will now appear on Mondays with stories featured from the following week. We hope reading this roundup will get you started on the right foot every week in learning a little bit more in the world of motorists’ rights! To check out all the Driving News find us on […]