NMA Driving News Weekly Roundup for June 23, 2017

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–   Click on the red headline to read the full story.   NMA Driving News Stories of the Week  Male, female or X? Oregon […]

Putting Courtesy Back into Driving

Putting Courtesy Back into Driving

When promoting the virtues of lane courtesy, the NMA will often get feedback from readers suggesting – some more forcefully than others – that the proper terminology should be ‘lane discipline’ or ‘keep right except to pass.’ Both of those phrases have specific and important meanings, but neither does justice to the spirit of cooperation […]

Lane Courtesy or Law–A California Cultural Examination

Lane Courtesy or Law–A California Cultural Examination

from Norman Risch, NMA California Member While the NMA has been increasingly promoting left lane courtesy for years, I can compare several states in which I have lived or worked. California is far worse than Maryland, DC, or Virginia, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and most other Eastern states in left and right lane courtesy (not that any […]

NMA Driving News Weekly Roundup for June 9, 2017

NMA Driving News Weekly Roundup for June 9, 2017

In this week’s Driving News Roundup: –June is Lane Courtesy Month— –Oxnard, CA hit with Yellow Light Short— –OK, PA, WA given 1 month reprieve— –CA—U-turn on Traffic Tickets— –Should Fuel Money be used for Private Streets?– NMA’s Driving News Story of the Week Hostility to Asset Forfeiture Growing On Supreme Court The Supreme Court […]

No lollygagging in the Left Lane, Please! Legislative Update on Lane Courtesy Laws

No lollygagging in the Left Lane, Please! Legislative Update on Lane Courtesy Laws

June is Lane Courtesy Month and many state legislatures are taking on the problem of drivers who impede traffic by camping out in the left lane.  The NMA long ago established June as the spotlight month for lane courtesy to raise awareness that keeping right to allow faster traffic to pass is one of the […]