2017 Mazda6 Review

2017 Mazda6 Review

The NMA Foundation presents Eric Peter’s Car Review, a weekly Saturday feature on the NMA blog.  *  *  * It’s odd that the sportiest car in its class has less engine than the others in its class. The car is the Mazda6 — and it comes only with a four. Meanwhile, you can get a V6 […]

NMA Driving News Roundup of the Week for September 22, 2017

NMA Driving News Roundup of the Week for September 22, 2017

In this week’s Driving News Roundup: –$75 Speed Cam Ticket goes to IA Supremes— –MA Cops can no longer decide if a Driver is high or not— –DOJ rolls back Police Reform measures— –Careful drivers leave US PD strapped for cash— –Texas RLC ban heats up after TV investigation– Click on the color headline to […]

The failure of the exclusionary rule

Many years ago the Supreme Court created the exclusionary rule in an attempt to discourage violations of constitutional rights. With the rise of car travel and the war on drugs, it’s clear the rule has failed. Thenewspaper.com calls attention to a recent court decision. Driving along I-40 Deputy Leonard R. Armijo glanced in his rear […]

Car of the Future Weekly Roundup for September 20, 2017

Car of the Future Weekly Roundup for September 20, 2017

The NMA Foundation presents The Car of the Future Weekly Roundup: In this week’s Car of the Future Weekly Roundup –NHTSA releases revised driverless car guidelines– –Senate Committee hears testimony on future of Autonomous Trucks– –Electric was the theme at the Frankfurt Auto Show– –Alphabet may invest $1M in Lyft– Click on the colored title […]

Is It Dangerous to Drive on Worn Springs?

Is It Dangerous to Drive on Worn Springs?

Used cars are simply a better value. The second you drive off the lot with a new car, it loses at least 15 percent of its value. If you’ve got the patience and have a little mechanical knowledge, you can score an absolutely serviceable car with a few miles and enjoy years of service, but […]