NMA Driving News Weekly Roundup for July 7, 2017

In this week’s Driving News Roundup:

–Mixing Booze, Pot and Driving is lethal mix—

–Mazda Recall is huge over rusty brakes—

–CA Drivers no longer face automatic driver’s license suspension over unpaid fines—

–IA Supreme Court rejects roadside searches—

–OR passes Transp. Budget–

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NMA Driving News Story of the Week

After Years of Growth, Automakers are Cutting US Jobs
After a prolonged recovery that culminated in two years of record sales, the American auto industry is slowing down, with fewer buyers in dealer showrooms and fewer workers on the factory floor. Automakers said this week that sales dropped in June for a sixth consecutive month, falling by 3 percent from a year ago, a trend that analysts do not see letting up anytime soon. And as demand falls, there is less work in the nation’s auto-assembly plants — primarily those that build traditional passenger cars.


Opinion and Commentary from around the Web

 

News Stories from around the Web

National News Watch

 

Auto Recall News

 

Automatic Traffic Enforcement and Surveillance

 

Driver’s License Watch and Driver’s Education News

 

Driving in America

 

Infrastructure Watch

 

The NMA Driving News Roundup is a regular feature on the NMA Blog, where we highlight some of the most interesting driving news stories of the week. If you have a story for Driving News, send the url via email to nma@motorists.org. Every other Sunday, catch the Car of the Future Roundup blog post.

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