Manufacturing violations in Saratoga

The Mercury News described a typical crosswalk sting. Santa Clara County deputies went to Saratoga recently to enforce a law they made up. They say if a deputy steps into the street 90 feet in front of a moving car, the driver must stop. 89 feet, don’t have to stop. 90 feet, have to stop. […]

Fungible Laws – Variable Speed Limits

Fungible Laws – Variable Speed Limits

Even better — from a certain point-of-view — than a radar trap based on an under-posted speed limit is a radar trap with a changing speed limit. One that can be dumbed-down at random and with no prior notice, at the whim of the same government workers who enforce the limits and profit from that […]

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: November 20, 2017

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: November 20, 2017

In this week’s TheNewspaper.com Roundup! –CA Lawsuit against ATS and Hertz goes to trail– –OH Lawmaker takes another shot at speed cams– –Sleepy Drivers kill more than red light runners– Friday, November 17, 2017 California Lawsuit Against ATS, Hertz Goes To Trial San Francisco, California is not backing down in its lawsuit against American Traffic […]

Next Generation Police Tools: NMA E-Newsletter #462

Next Generation Police Tools: NMA E-Newsletter #462

Traffic enforcement continues to go high tech beyond just the newest drone technology. Here are three recent examples of how police are using federal and state funding – some from assets seized from citizenry – to patrol motorists. Police Body Cameras In late October, results from a large study on police body cameras was released […]

Metals crucial to Electric Car Production might be a Problem, Part 2

Metals crucial to Electric Car Production might be a Problem, Part 2

The NMA Foundation presents The Car of the Future weekly feature: To read about the issues with cobalt and lithium in Part 1 of this series, click HERE. Material sourcing for the manufacture of electric cars can be quite challenging. From a due-diligence on so-called conflict minerals sourced from parts of the world that suffer from armed conflict, […]