NMA Driving News Weekly Roundup for June 23, 2017

In this week’s Driving News Roundup:

–MADD founders says UT DUI law is distracting—

–AL RLC suit stays in state court—

–TX Sandra Bland Act now law—

–DE now has transportation lockbox–

 

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NMA Driving News Stories of the Week 

Male, female or X? Oregon adds third option to driver’s licenses
Oregon on Thursday became the first U.S. state to allow residents to identify as neither male nor female on state driver’s licenses, a decision that transgender advocates called a victory for civil rights. Under a policy unanimously adopted by the Oregon Transportation Commission, residents can choose to have an “X,” for non-specified, displayed on their driver’s license or identification cards rather than an “M” for male or “F” for female.

Five of the Six Safest States Ban Photo Ticketing
Advocates for red-light cameras and speed cameras insist that the devices save lives. The latest figures from the US Department of Transportation suggest, however, that five out of the six states with the lowest fatality rates have banned the use of automated ticketing machines.

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Automatic Traffic Enforcement and Surveillance

Driver’s License Watch 

Driving in America 

Driving Tips 

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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