40 Blog Posts From the Lane Courtesy Tag


What to do about Tailgaters

What to do about Tailgaters

I don’t like tailgaters and I seem to encounter them at least three times a week on my daily commute. But what can a driver do about them really? Even though I can’t prove it myself, I think tailgating might just be one of the biggest issues for road rage. I admit, it certainly can […]

NMA Driving News Weekly Roundup for August  3, 2018

NMA Driving News Weekly Roundup for August 3, 2018

In this week’s Driving News Roundup: –Coalition (including NMA) urges Congress to pass CAF Reform— –Federal Court finds Albuquerque’s CAF Program Unconstitutional— –Trump Adm. Moves to roll back Vehicle Emissions Standards— –Senators want probe of SunPass operations in FL & MI– Click on the color headline to read the full story.  NMA Driving News Story […]

Should Parents be Teaching Their Kids How to Drive? NMA E-Newsletter #497

Should Parents be Teaching Their Kids How to Drive? NMA E-Newsletter #497

By Shelia Dunn, NMA Communications Director Our son will soon turn 16 and he has no interest in learning how to drive yet. I’m relieved. I don’t want to teach him how to drive especially since I drive a stick shift. It doesn’t help that I’m not really the best role model of driving. I’m […]

NMA Driving News Weekly Roundup for June 29, 2018

NMA Driving News Weekly Roundup for June 29, 2018

In this week’s Driving News Roundup: –US Tariffs will cost thousands of jobs say Automakers— –MD DOT study shows how Cam Studies are Gamed by Researchers— –Microtransit Programs are a Failure— –Trump Nominee to head NHTSA headed for full Senate Vote– Click on the color headline to read the full story. NMA Driving News Stories […]

Lane Courtesy Redux

Lane Courtesy Redux

Editor’s Note: Lane Courtesy, the principle of slower traffic yielding the left lane to faster traffic, needs to become ingrained in our driving ethos.  Many drivers acknowledge the benefits of Lane Courtesy yet they don’t practice it; they never believe they’re the ones holding up traffic. We explored this important unwritten rule of the road and […]