Hands Free Driving Laws Get Much Stricter in Georgia

Hands Free Driving Laws Get Much Stricter in Georgia

Prior to July 1, 2018, just about anyone could hold and talk on a phone while driving in Georgia. The only exceptions applied to those under the age of 18 and commercial drivers. Although texting while driving has been illegal for some time within the state, the old rules of holding a phone while driving […]

NMA’s Weekly ATE Racket Report for August 14, 2018

NMA’s Weekly ATE Racket Report for August 14, 2018

Compiled by NMA Foundation Director James C. Walker and NMA Communications Director Shelia Dunn  The ATE Racket Report is a weekly feature of the NMA blog. We want to bring the issues of automated traffic enforcement to our supporters in a more coherent up-to-date fashion.   This Week… On Friday, Texas Governor Greg Abbott tweeted […]

The Service Advisor…

The Service Advisor…

Selling you a car is just a prelude to selling you service. Not that there’s anything wrong with selling service — assuming you need it. But if you don’t, the mark-up is 100 percent. That beats the hell out of the 2-3 percent profit dealers make on the typical new car sale. It’s why there’s […]

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: August 13, 2018

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: August 13, 2018

In this week’s TheNewspaper.com Roundup! *Dallas, Texas School Bus Camera Scandal takes down Politician *Ohio AG defends Anti-Speed Camera Law *Florida Jury Trial set for case of Traffic Cam Fees Friday, August 10, 2018 Texas: School Bus Camera Scandal Takes Down Politician The ongoing bribery scandal involving school bus cameras in Dallas, Texas, has claimed […]

The Not-So-Hidden Cost of Vision Zero: NMA E-Newsletter #500

The Not-So-Hidden Cost of Vision Zero: NMA E-Newsletter #500

The implementation of Vision Zero programs, with the goal of eliminating all traffic fatalities through various means including reducing vehicle speed and movement, is spreading to many U.S. cities seemingly without concern for cost. If Vision Zero had a goal of minimizing road deaths rather than the unrealistic plan to eliminate them all (as if […]