6 Blog Posts From the 85TH PERCENTILE Tag


NMA Lobbying in DC, Part 1 – Reeling in Traffic Enforcement: NMA E-Newsletter #464

NMA Lobbying in DC, Part 1 – Reeling in Traffic Enforcement: NMA E-Newsletter #464

Enabled by contributors to our Spring 2017 Campaign, the NMA is pursuing its 2017-18 National Legislative Agenda in Washington. More precisely the current focus is on two of the agenda items – eliminating federally funded ticket blitzes and restricting the bounds of civil asset forfeiture. Part 2 of this newsletter in coming weeks will describe […]

Fungible Laws – Variable Speed Limits

Fungible Laws – Variable Speed Limits

Even better — from a certain point-of-view — than a radar trap based on an under-posted speed limit is a radar trap with a changing speed limit. One that can be dumbed-down at random and with no prior notice, at the whim of the same government workers who enforce the limits and profit from that […]

Gotcha Speed Enforcement – Feds Are Complicit: NMA E-Newsletter #460

With great thanks to advocate Joe Bahen, the NMA played an active role in the development of the 2012-2016 Virginia Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP). With the SHSP for the next five years now moving into the implementation phase, Joe continues to work with state officials to craft a safety roadmap that is effective and […]

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: August 21, 2017

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: August 21, 2017

In this week’s TheNewspaper.com Roundup! Friday, August 18, 2017 Maine Supreme Court: Father Cannot Help Son Fight Traffic Ticket A father who wanted to represent his teenage son while fighting a traffic ticket will not be allowed to do so under a ruling handed down Thursday by the Maine Supreme Judicial Court. On July 4, […]

Driving News Roundup: September 9, 2016

Driving News Roundup: September 9, 2016

This is a regular feature on the NMA Blog, where we highlight some of the most interesting driving news stories of the week. OOIDA issues Call-To-Action on speed limiters OOIDA’s website, FightingForTruckers.com, has more information about the Association’s opposition to the proposal, as well as ways for truckers to contact their lawmakers via letter and […]