A rose by any other name

If you’re a gardener in the East you can probably recognize the Japanese Beetle. You don’t do it by the book. There is a book. It’s complicated and you need a microscope. For this beetle, a quick look is good enough and experience does the rest. Our brains are good at pattern recognition. Some Connecticut […]

Car of the Future Weekly Roundup for June 21, 2017

Car of the Future Weekly Roundup for June 21, 2017

The NMA Foundation presents The Car of the Future Weekly Roundup: In this week’s Car of the Future Weekly Roundup –Automakers want to test more driverless cars on US Roads— –AVs advance in Nevada and Texas— –BMW and IBM have partnered up— –Uber—out of control?– Click on the colored title to see the full story NMA Car of […]

Putting Courtesy Back into Driving

Putting Courtesy Back into Driving

When promoting the virtues of lane courtesy, the NMA will often get feedback from readers suggesting – some more forcefully than others – that the proper terminology should be ‘lane discipline’ or ‘keep right except to pass.’ Both of those phrases have specific and important meanings, but neither does justice to the spirit of cooperation […]

The 2 Percenters

The 2 Percenters

Hell’s Angels refer to themselves as 1 percenters. Soon, those of us who prefer to drive ourselves — as opposed to the car driving itself — will be 2 percenters. That’s right out of the mouth of Mazda’s North American CEO, Masahiro Moro . . . kinda sorta. Mazda — which has about a 2 […]

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: June 19, 2017

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: June 19, 2017

In this week’s TheNewspaper.com Roundup! –5 of 6 Safest States Ban Photo Cams– –AL-RLC Case stays in state court– –TX explores VMT Tax– Friday, June 16, 2017 Five Of The Six Safest States Ban Photo Ticketing Advocates for red-light cameras and speed cameras insist that the devices save lives. The latest figures from the US […]