This article first appeared in the NMA quarterly magazine Driving Freedoms Winter 2016 edition. Smart Growth supporters claim their transportation fixes will reduce congestion and lead to more accessible roads for all users. In practice, the opposite may be true. In the winter 2015 Driving Freedoms, a California NMA member described how congestion and travel […]
The Carrot and the Stick Approach to Vehicle Tracking: What’s wrong with congestion pricing and Vehicle Miles Traveled Tax Schemes?
I made a woman’s day. She walked up to me at a rest area, dripping with sarcasm, and began “I want to apologize for driving too slowly for you.” Then she said something about endangering us both and walked away. She must have been pleased with herself. I didn’t have the heart to tell her […]
From Georgia Car Accident Attorney Scott Campbell of Shiver Hamilton. Texting and talking on the phone while driving are the two types of distracted driving most people probably think of when they hear the term. However, just about anything that can be done on a smartphone is now considered distracted driving in Georgia. As of […]
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 Week… Three International Stories came to our attention. […]
Did you know that car crashes cause more fatalities among children between ages 1 and 14 than any other accident out there? Considering that, you’d think that more people would do anything in their power to make sure that their children are safe and sound during their rides. So what can you do to make […]