Quotas are serious business

One Massachusetts state trooper is headed to federal prison for a year and dozens more may follow him. They failed to make ticket quota. The crime officially charged is theft from an agency receiving federal funds. They got paid overtime to run speed traps and they didn’t run speed traps. State Police Troop E, disbanded […]

Car of the Future Weekly Roundup for July 4, 2018

Car of the Future Weekly Roundup for July 4, 2018

In this week’s Car of the Future Weekly Roundup –Every US-made car is an import—bad news for automakers and consumers— –Oil and Utilities line up for EV War— –Tranpo emerges as crucial for folks trying to escape poverty— –New MaaS Association launched in US— –Microtransit is a failure– Click on the colored title to see […]

2018 Kia Sportage: The Affordable Cute Ute

2018 Kia Sportage: The Affordable Cute Ute

Kia continues to improve its range of offerings and now ranks at the top of surveys for quality with scores surpassing even luxury brands such as Lexus and Porsche. Yes, Kia. Thus we tested the Sportage with this in mind as well as whether it lived up to its sporty name? Spoiler alert, it does. […]

Florida Supreme Court Rules Red-Light Cameras Constitutional

Florida Supreme Court Rules Red-Light Cameras Constitutional

A split in Florida’s 3rd and 4th Circuit Courts of Appeal led the Florida Supreme Court to take up the constitutionality of red-light cameras, which ruled that such cameras were in fact legal under Florida law. The uncertainty surrounding the legality of the cameras had led numerous municipalities to either cancel their red-light camera programs […]

NMA’s Weekly ATE Racket Report for July 3, 2018

NMA’s Weekly ATE Racket Report for July 3, 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 Past Week… –The largest operator of automated traffic […]