25 Blog Posts From the CELL PHONE Tag


To Record or Not to Record, That is the Question: NMA E-Newsletter #512

To Record or Not to Record, That is the Question: NMA E-Newsletter #512

An interesting phenomenon is being reported by some members. Police officers approaching their vehicles during routine traffic stops are asking an opening question different than the traditional, “Do you know why I stopped you?” Rather, in this day of rising popularity of dashcams and the ubiquitous presence of smartphones, the opening query is just as […]

Parenting for Profit

Parenting for Profit

Cars are supposed to transport us — not parent us. The government disagrees, of course. That’s not new. Uncle has been working hard to parent grown adults since at least the 1960s, when it first got into the saaaafety business. Which of course is really the control business — and that business is as old […]

No more Policymaking by Procurement

No more Policymaking by Procurement

Privacy Groups and Cities fight back against Pervasive Surveillance This article first appeared in the NMA quarterly magazine Driving Freedoms Summer 2018. With no checks and balances, local law enforcement should not be spying on citizens. A number of cities, with the help of privacy groups and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), are opposing […]

ATE Racket Report for October 10, 2018

ATE Racket Report for October 10, 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.   From the Past Two Weeks… Govtech.com posted a recent […]

Streaming Video Now a Type of Distracted Driving in Georgia

Streaming Video Now a Type of Distracted Driving in Georgia

From Georgia Car Accident Attorney Scott Campbell of Shiver Hamilton. Texting and talking on the phone while driving are the two types of distracted driving most people probably think of when they hear the term. However, just about anything that can be done on a smartphone is now considered distracted driving in Georgia. As of […]