10 Blog Posts From the FHWA Tag


All Traffic is Local: A Look at Force-Fed Road Diets

All Traffic is Local: A Look at Force-Fed Road Diets

This post originally appeared as the cover story for the NMA Foundation’s Driving Freedoms Magazine Spring 2019. Driving can sometimes be a daily grind. But when cities reconfigure the streets you take every day—presumably, to make them safer—that daily grind often seems much worse. The war on cars, for many drivers, is no longer an […]

Auto Bargain of a century? Look closer and don’t : How not to Fall in love with a fraud

Auto Bargain of a century? Look closer and don’t : How not to Fall in love with a fraud

Outstanding pictures. Excellent condition. The equipment is top level. The price? It’s a bargain of the century. It seems to be the perfect car in an online or print advertisement. Every motorist has seen it. But is it a deal worth your time and – inevitably – money? Well, it’s a yes and no. In […]

U.S. Traffic Law History and Why State Laws Are Subordinate: NMA E-Newsletter #542

U.S. Traffic Law History and Why State Laws Are Subordinate: NMA E-Newsletter #542

By Chad Dornsife NMA Nevada Activist, Executive Director of Best Highway Safety Practices Institute Editor’s Note: This is Part 1 of what Chad half-jokingly refers to as his manifesto, written nearly ten years ago from a federalist point of view. This installment details the development of traffic laws in the United States and the origins […]

A Forum About Modifying Speed Limits and Driver Behavior: NMA E-Newsletter #537

A Forum About Modifying Speed Limits and Driver Behavior: NMA E-Newsletter #537

The April 15-16, 2019 conference in Ruckersville, Virginia was billed as a “national forum [seeking] to address the neglected problem of speeding.” The sponsoring organizations, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), are leading proponents of lowering speed limits with the goal of reducing highway fatalities to near […]

War on Cars Watch for February 27, 2019

War on Cars Watch for February 27, 2019

Welcome to the War on Cars Watch, a weekly blog to bring together all the stories that affect motorists with regards to street planning such as road diets, and traffic calming as well as programs such as Vision Zero and Complete Streets. Please read this blog and let us know what you think by commenting […]