NMA Driving News Weekly Roundup for August 18, 2017

NMA Driving News Weekly Roundup for August 18, 2017

In this week’s Driving News Roundup: –Motorists win in Vista Del Mar– –Autoimmune car hack discovered– –Jacksonville, FL Sheriff scuttles RLCs– –FL HP Ticket Quota Saga continues– –Solar Eclipse is here—be careful out there– Click on the color headline to read the full story. NMA Driving News Story of the Week Road Diet Opposition Won’t […]

Just What Are Safety Bollards?

Just What Are Safety Bollards?

If you’re guessing based on name alone, you might come up with something along the lines of a large, disagreeable Brit stationed to guard things. You’re on the right track, but a bollard is inanimate. That’s one of the crucial features of bollards, actually. Safety bollards are the barricades you see in front of many […]

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 […]