As safe as water

I met the OSHA equivalent of traffic rules recently, detailed yet useless advice meant to shift liability more than protect people. If you want to see what happens when lawyers displace human beings in society, look up the Safety Data Sheet for water. You will learn what to do if your water catches on fire […]

Car of the Future Weekly Roundup for August 16, 2017

Car of the Future Weekly Roundup for August 16, 2017

The NMA Foundation presents The Car of the Future Weekly Roundup: In this week’s Car of the Future Weekly Roundup –Intel, Mobileye will build an AV fleet— –Maserati goes electric— –UT launches EV charging network— –Ridesharing coming to a farm near you– Click on the colored title to see the full story.   NMA Car of […]

Is it Time to Embrace Advanced Vehicle Safety Technologies?

Is it Time to Embrace Advanced Vehicle Safety Technologies?

As our roads get busier and driving becomes ever-more challenging, advanced driver safety technologies present effective ways of keeping both ourselves and our passengers out of harm’s way. We all like to think we’re good drivers. After all, every one of us passed our test, right? But the automotive world is changing at break-neck pace, […]

Two-Wheeled Red Barchettas

Two-Wheeled Red Barchettas

Motorcycles will probably prove to be the real-life Red Barchettas. You may remember the great Libertarian anthem by the classic rock band, Rush. It depicts a future world in which private cars are verboten since passage of the Motor Law. But an old heretic, a Giles Corey of tomorrow, has illegally kept a sports car […]

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: August 14, 2017

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: August 14, 2017

In this week’s TheNewspaper.com Roundup! –ALPRs in Virginia– –Texas Toll Road Failures– –Maryland RLC Yellow Lights a Problem– Friday, August 11, 2017 Civil Rights Groups Press Virginia Supremes On Plate Readers Civil rights groups made their case to the Virginia Supreme Court, urging the justices last week to find that the police use of automated […]