TheNewspaper.com Roundup: April 24, 2017

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: April 24, 2017

In this week’s TheNewspaper.com Roundup! –Frames outlawed on GBA license plates– –MO ballot wants to outlaw tolls– –No more free rides for NJ cops– Friday, April 21, 2017 US Appeals Court Outlaws Frames On God Bless America Plate A soaring eagle has no place on an Alabama “God Bless America” license plate, the Eleventh Circuit […]

Driving News Roundup: April 21, 2017

Driving News Roundup: April 21, 2017

In this week’s Driving News Roundup: –Fremont RLC Scandal gets worse— –MT Gov Signs ALPRs legislation— –MN might have Real ID deal— –NJ Cops no longer free tolls— –Bumblebee blocks road construction– NMA Driving News Story of the Week Study Finds Drivers Use Phones 88% of the Time A recent study from Zendrive, touted as […]

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: April 10, 2017

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: April 10, 2017

In this week’s TheNewspaper.com Roundup! –VA suit against loose Authority– –IL Village votes down RLC– –DOJ opens up CAF inquiry– Friday, April 7, 2017 Virginia: Lawsuit Seeks To Stop $2.8 Billion Toll Diversion State and local governments cannot use an interstate compact to delegate authority to impose tolls and taxes on motorists. That is the […]

Driving News Roundup: April 7, 2017

Driving News Roundup: April 7, 2017

In this week’s Driving News Roundup:  –DOJ Orders Review of Agreements with Police Depts.— –Baltimore relaunches Speed Cams— –Use of Driver’s License Info for tax returns troubling— –Montana Passes ALPR reform– NMA’s Driving News Story of the Week  Minority Neighborhoods Pay Higher Car Insurance Premiums than White Areas with the Same Risk Pro Publica’s analysis […]

Remembering a toll opponent

One of the few people who treated the Big Dig as anything other than a blank check died recently. To quote the Cape Cod Times, Christy Mihos, “a grandson of Greek immigrants who was born in Brockton, became famous in the early 2000s as vice chairman of the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority when he predicted the […]