45 Blog Posts From the Black Boxes Tag


Who’s watching?

I wrote previously about a crash in Springfield, Massachusetts in which four young people died. A followup article has a lesson about how much we are watched, and how little watching prevents crime. On January 17 a car with five occupants crashed into a tree while fleeing police. Only one person survived. He was identified […]

Driving News Roundup: November 25, 2016

Driving News Roundup: November 25, 2016

In the Driving News Roundup this Week: Ticket Quotas-Police Chief fired because he wouldn’t set them up Now, can get a DUI for driving on own Property in WV Florida DMV selling Driver’s License Info LA Mayor vetoes Cameras More people in the US are using their seat belts than ever before Seat belt use […]

Kia Goes Clover

Kia Goes Clover

The acronym pretty much says it all. B.R.A.K.E.S. Go slow, young man! Slow is the only way to go. Velocity, quickness of reaction. Taking action. These are the enemies of safety. And safety is, of course, the guiding light of our declining age. The pansified acronym is shorthand for Be Responsible and Keep Everyone Safe. […]

Driving News Roundup: September 23, 2016

Driving News Roundup: September 23, 2016

This is a regular feature on the NMA Blog, where we highlight some of the most interesting driving news stories of the week. Missouri: Hannibal Council gives green light to keeping red-light camera systems With its red-light camera system contract with Redflex Traffic Systems set to expire in November, the Hannibal City Council on Tuesday […]

Driving News Roundup: May 26, 2016

Driving News Roundup: May 26, 2016

This is a regular feature on the NMA Blog, where we highlight some of the most interesting driving news stories of the week. Pennsylvania: Should distracted driving penalties be similar to those for DUI? Motorcycle rights activists rallied at the Pennsylvania State Capitol on Monday for a bill that would enhance penalties for distracted driving. […]