7 Blog Posts From the FOIA Tag


ATE Racket Report for November 21, 2018

ATE Racket Report for November 21, 2018

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.   Compiled by NMA Foundation Director James C. Walker and NMA Communications Director Shelia Dunn  This Week… The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and Muckrock […]

7 Ways to Shut Down a Speed Trap

7 Ways to Shut Down a Speed Trap

This article was adapted from information on the NMA’s speed trap registry website, www.speedtrap.org, a listing of speed traps submitted by drivers across the country. Check out the NMA Speed Trap Issues page HERE. Speed traps are often used by municipalities as a method of generating revenue to run the government. “Safety” is given as the […]

Police Misconduct Costs Taxpayers More Than Just Money: NMA Weekly E-Newsletter #502

Police Misconduct Costs Taxpayers More Than Just Money: NMA Weekly E-Newsletter #502

Society has trouble talking about police misconduct in any meaningful way. If we question police actions, it looks as if we don’t support them. In reality, most of us do support the brave men and women who put themselves on the line every day for our safety. When traffic stops are the most common daily […]

A Refresher Course on Ticket-Fighting Part 1

A Refresher Course on Ticket-Fighting Part 1

Editor’s Note: The NMA encourages all motorists to fight every ticket.  Here is part 1 of a 2 part refresher course from our newsletter series on how to Fight Your Ticket from 2015. Information is still pertinent.  A Refresher Course on Ticket-Fighting Part 1: NMA E-Newsletter #336 Helping NMA members fight traffic tickets is foundational […]

Down the Rabbit Hole with Civil Asset Forfeiture: NMA E-Newsletter #494

Down the Rabbit Hole with Civil Asset Forfeiture: NMA E-Newsletter #494

As one of the NMA’s current national issues, Civil Asset Forfeiture or CAF is a program that allows the government at all levels to confiscate cash, cars and even homes from people who are suspected of criminal activity. Even if you are ruled innocent, your property is not necessarily returned; a trip to civil court […]