228 Blog Posts From the Fuel Tag


Driving News Roundup: April 21, 2017

Driving News Roundup: April 21, 2017

In this week’s Driving News Roundup: –Fremont RLC Scandal gets worse— –MT Gov Signs ALPRs legislation— –MN might have Real ID deal— –NJ Cops no longer free tolls— –Bumblebee blocks road construction– NMA Driving News Story of the Week Study Finds Drivers Use Phones 88% of the Time A recent study from Zendrive, touted as […]

Old School Economy: Chevy Chevette (1976-1987)

Old School Economy: Chevy Chevette (1976-1987)

In some ways, the Chevy Chevette had a lot in common with a new Mercedes — or similar high-end luxury car. It wasn’t, for openers, front-wheel-drive. Like the Benz, the ‘Vette was rear-wheel-drive. Theoretically, it could do a burnout. And if the road was wet, you could! Or, if you put something else under the […]

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: April 10, 2017

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: April 10, 2017

In this week’s TheNewspaper.com Roundup! –VA suit against loose Authority– –IL Village votes down RLC– –DOJ opens up CAF inquiry– Friday, April 7, 2017 Virginia: Lawsuit Seeks To Stop $2.8 Billion Toll Diversion State and local governments cannot use an interstate compact to delegate authority to impose tolls and taxes on motorists. That is the […]

Driving News Roundup: April 7, 2017

Driving News Roundup: April 7, 2017

In this week’s Driving News Roundup:  –DOJ Orders Review of Agreements with Police Depts.— –Baltimore relaunches Speed Cams— –Use of Driver’s License Info for tax returns troubling— –Montana Passes ALPR reform– NMA’s Driving News Story of the Week  Minority Neighborhoods Pay Higher Car Insurance Premiums than White Areas with the Same Risk Pro Publica’s analysis […]

Carsharing is kind of weird

Carsharing is kind of weird

The NMA Foundation presents the Car of the Future weekly feature: I don’t buy into the idea spouted by the many utopian car futurists that I would ever want to share a car I own and actually use for my personal transportation with other drivers in some sort of carsharing scheme for cash. Owning a car is much […]