110 Blog Posts From the LEGISLATION Tag


Overland Park, KS: Future of US Highway 69 and the Proposed Express Toll Lanes: NMA E-Newsletter #647

Overland Park, KS: Future of US Highway 69 and the Proposed Express Toll Lanes: NMA E-Newsletter #647

By Shelia Dunn, NMA Communications Director On a recent Saturday evening, I spoke at a concerned-citizen Zoom meeting on the planned express toll lanes for US Highway 69 in Overland Park, Kansas. In researching the topic and listening to local residents and commuters, I thought it would be appropriate to write about the difficulty in […]

Oversized Injury Verdicts may be on the Way out in Montana and Texas: NMA E-Newsletter #646

Oversized Injury Verdicts may be on the Way out in Montana and Texas: NMA E-Newsletter #646

Over the past two years, insurance rates for trucking companies have increased an average of 20 to 25 percent. Umbrella or excess liability policies have increased even more—over 75 percent—which forces most trucking companies to carry less coverage. By federal law, all commercial haulers must carry $750,000 in liability insurance, which won’t cover most jury […]

ATFI Letter to President Biden and Secretary Buttigieg on the American Jobs Plan and Tolling in Infrastructure

ATFI Letter to President Biden and Secretary Buttigieg on the American Jobs Plan and Tolling in Infrastructure

Editor’s Note: The National Motorists Association supports the Alliance for Toll-Free Interstates and this letter to our nation’s leaders on tolling in America. Dear President Biden and Secretary Buttigieg: The Alliance for Toll-Free Interstates (ATFI) is a growing alliance of individuals, businesses and organizations advocating for long-term, sustainable, efficient, equitable, and sensible highway infrastructure funding […]

Will DUI Laws Change With Self-Driving Vehicles?

Will DUI Laws Change With Self-Driving Vehicles?

Self-driving cars have seen rapid advancement and adoption in the US over the past several years. Many new vehicles already include features like automatic brakes and parking. It comes as no surprise, then, that General Motors, Ford and other automakers are investing in fully autonomous vehicles, following Tesla’s lead.” Of course, these new developments within […]

Should We Lean into a Federal Vehicle Miles Traveled Tax?: NMA E-Newsletter #643

Should We Lean into a Federal Vehicle Miles Traveled Tax?: NMA E-Newsletter #643

Most experts agree that the way America funds infrastructure is broken. Many of our roads are in terrible shape. The Highway Trust Fund is nearly empty. Many local governments have difficulty paying for year-round road maintenance. The reasons vary. The federal and state gas taxes have never been adjusted for inflation. Many states divert funds […]

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