18 Blog Posts From the CALIFORNIA Tag


Watch Out—You Could be Next!: NMA Weekly E-Newsletter #475

Watch Out—You Could be Next!: NMA Weekly E-Newsletter #475

Most people’s interaction with a police officer is usually during a traffic stop. The anxiety and fear that most of us feel when stopped by a police officer makes it worse when we believe we have done nothing wrong or thought we were doing the right thing. Placed in jeopardy of receiving a ticket or […]

NMA Lobbying in DC, Part 2 – License to Steal: NMA E-Newsletter #465

NMA Lobbying in DC, Part 2 – License to Steal: NMA E-Newsletter #465

I get annoyed by the overuse of certain clichéd buzzwords and catch phrases in our area of advocacy, terms like “big brother,” “nanny state,” and “taxation by citation” for instance. That isn’t to say that they don’t sneak into the NMA vernacular from time to time. In fact, I used the golden oldie “highway robbery” […]

Car of the Future Blog Recent Post Updates

Car of the Future Blog Recent Post Updates

The NMA Foundation presents The Car of the Future weekly feature: I have been writing the Car of the Future blog for nearly a year now and have been fascinated with the pace of activity in this disruptive sphere. In the past month, I have written three posts that are already in need of an update. The first […]

California says Automakers should not be liable for Autonomous Vehicle Accidents

California says Automakers should not be liable for Autonomous Vehicle Accidents

The NMA Foundation presents The Car of the Future weekly feature: Last week, California regulators embraced a General Motors recommendation that automakers should not be liable for accidents and other trouble autonomous vehicle (AV) owners may face. Basically, the state of California is saying that if you don’t maintain your car to manufacturer specs then you are out […]

Manufacturing violations in Saratoga

The Mercury News described a typical crosswalk sting. Santa Clara County deputies went to Saratoga recently to enforce a law they made up. They say if a deputy steps into the street 90 feet in front of a moving car, the driver must stop. 89 feet, don’t have to stop. 90 feet, have to stop. […]