20 Blog Posts From the DRIVER EDUCATION Tag


A Reflection on 5.5 Million Miles of Driving

A Reflection on 5.5 Million Miles of Driving

By NMA Alaska Member Merrill Gehman When we were young, we learned many things about driving from those that we saw driving. We learned from an early age, who can drive and who can’t. We started driving farm equipment as kids and graduated to cars and trucks later. Driving was something we could excel at […]

How Do We Solve the Distracted Driving Problem?

How Do We Solve the Distracted Driving Problem?

As Distracted Driving Month 2019 comes to a close, I thought it would be appropriate to give you the National Motorists Association take on how to solve distracted driving. The NMA believes that distracted driving, in all its forms, can best be addressed through efforts to educate the public on its dangers. Enforcement can be […]

NMA Principle Number 1: Traffic Safety through Sound Engineering and Real Driver Training

NMA Principle Number 1: Traffic Safety through Sound Engineering and Real Driver Training

The Driving in America Blog was started a year ago to bring more information to those who are beginning their journey as motorists’ rights advocates. Over the next several months, I will be working with each of the seven NMA principles to give readers of this weekly blog some idea of what we all are […]

Texting and Driving: What Parents Need to Know

Texting and Driving: What Parents Need to Know

Smartphones are a constant part of our daily lives, from making calls and texting on the go to researching any number of topics on Google. While it is consistently accessible, being able to text or study on your phone while you’re behind the wheel isn’t convenient — it’s dangerous, even for experienced drivers. For teenagers […]

Automated Cars – And Dumbed Down Drivers

Automated Cars – And Dumbed Down Drivers

One of the arguments used by automated car pushers (I use the term deliberately, to convey the fact that the market isn’t asking for automated cars any more than it is electric cars; both are being forced upon the market by parties who are frustrated by the market’s reluctance to “embrace” either thing) is that […]