2017 BMW R Nine T Scrambler Bike Review

2017 BMW R Nine T Scrambler Bike Review

The NMA Foundation presents Eric Peter’s Car Review, a weekly Saturday feature on the NMA blog.  *  *  * Have you seen the Steampunk BMW? Yes, I know — it’s a “scrambler” version of the R 9T — which means it has high-mounted pipes and higher bars and fat tires with John Deer-esque tread for rooster-tailing […]

Driving News Roundup: April 28, 2017

Driving News Roundup: April 28, 2017

In this week’s Driving News Roundup: –SCOTUS rejects GM— –FL DMV considers going driver’s license digital— –MO has no Road Bill and Now Folks want no tolls— –Moab Utah lowers speed limit to combat ATV noise— –3000 miles of Portland, OR streets speed limits might be reduced soon– Driving News Story of the Week Bill […]

Top 5 cars for the millennial in India

Top 5 cars for the millennial in India

India is slowly creeping up to become one of the largest automobile markets and has surpassed China in this regards. A quick look at the present condition will give you a hint of how packed the market is. Existing car segments like hatchbacks, compact sedans and SUVs, crossovers, 5-seater and 7-seater SUVs have all been […]

What would you like to prove today?

I wrote recently about choosing evidence to fit a conclusion rather than a conclusion to fit evidence. Christie Aschwanden at 538 wrote a good article on that backwards journey. She called the process “p-hacking,” derived from the term “p-value.” In traditional science published experimental results have to be statistically significant. Did the lab rats die […]

What to Do If You Get Pulled Over While Carrying a Legal Firearm

What to Do If You Get Pulled Over While Carrying a Legal Firearm

Traffic officers make thousands of routine stops in their careers, and each one is different. The first seconds of a stop are often the tensest, and they can be made even trickier if you are knowingly carrying a gun — even if you’re completely within rights to do so. Between avoiding other traffic and being […]