TheNewspaper.com Roundup: January 16, 2017

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: January 16, 2017

In this week’s TheNewspaper.com Roundup! –OR Repeals Court rejects DUI wheelchair– –OH Supreme Court hears speed cam case– –UK traffic calming kills– Friday, January 13, 2017 Federal Appeals Court Upholds Ferrari Confiscation The Second Circuit US Court of Appeals upheld the government’s confiscation of James B. Ferrari’s Ferrari in a ruling last week. Officials in […]

Driving News Roundup: January 13, 2017

Driving News Roundup: January 13, 2017

In the Driving News Round Up this week: -Florida says crashes at intersections are up with RLC- -New Orleans begins new Automatic Traffic Enforcement- -CA Bill increases GDL to 21 years of age- -NYC Liable for not enough traffic calming- NMA’s Driving News Story of the Week A Street paved with gold–$26.5 million in red-light […]

Another day, another octagon

A four way stop appeared at an intersection I use regularly, Lexington and Beech in Belmont, Massachusetts. I wondered, “should I stop?” That I had to ask shows how confrontational the relationship between government and drivers is. Most stop signs are posted for nuisance value. View Larger Map The town engineer says there’s a reason […]

Lane Courtesy in Los Angeles

Lane Courtesy in Los Angeles

Guest Blog NMA Member Michael Jabbra Lane courtesy means to drive always in the right lane unless you are passing someone slower. In some countries, such as Germany, people practice this simple, helpful idea. Sadly, this is not true in Los Angeles. Of course, lane courtesy makes no sense during rush hour in Los Angeles, […]

Driving News Roundup: April 28, 2016

Driving News Roundup: April 28, 2016

This is a regular feature on the NMA Blog, where we highlight some of the most interesting driving news stories of the week. Washington D.C.: Metrobus drivers caught speeding, running red lights and ignoring stop signs Metrobus operators racked up nearly 2,300 traffic-camera tickets in the past six years, including 339 last year, according to […]