19 Blog Posts From the CELL PHONE Tag


A Call for Stronger Cell Phone Use Penalties for South Carolina Drivers

A Call for Stronger Cell Phone Use Penalties for South Carolina Drivers

Lawmakers in South Carolina are calling for stronger penalties for drivers who use their cell phones while operating their vehicles. More and more drivers are putting not only themselves but also everyone else around them at risk when they use their cell phones while driving.  There are simply too many distractions these days for drivers. […]

NMA Driving News Weekly Roundup for June 29, 2018

NMA Driving News Weekly Roundup for June 29, 2018

In this week’s Driving News Roundup: –US Tariffs will cost thousands of jobs say Automakers— –MD DOT study shows how Cam Studies are Gamed by Researchers— –Microtransit Programs are a Failure— –Trump Nominee to head NHTSA headed for full Senate Vote– Click on the color headline to read the full story. NMA Driving News Stories […]

NMA’s Weekly ATE Racket Report for June 26, 2018

NMA’s Weekly ATE Racket Report for June 26, 2018

Compiled by NMA Foundation Director James C. Walker and NMA Communications Director Shelia Dunn The ATE Racket Report is a weekly feature of the NMA blog. We want to bring the issues of automated traffic enforcement to our supporters in a more coherent up-to-date fashion.   This past week… Good News for Privacy Advocates and […]

South Carolina Considering Bill Banning Holding Cell Phone While Driving

South Carolina Considering Bill Banning Holding Cell Phone While Driving

A bill being debated in the South Carolina House of Representatives would make it possible for police to charge drivers who are holding cell phones while driving, eliminating the need to prove that they were using the device to send text messages or use any other functionality other than to make calls. The current law […]

NMA Driving News Weekly Roundup for May 25, 2018

NMA Driving News Weekly Roundup for May 25, 2018

In this week’s Driving News Roundup: –Trump and Automakers Reaffirm National Mileage Rules— –Prelim Report on Fatal Uber Crash has been released by the NTSB— –Trump weighs new tariffs on imported cars/parts based on national security concerns— –NTSB recommends seat belts on all new school buses– Click on the color headline to read the full […]