69 Blog Posts From the MASSACHUSETTS Tag


An expensive moment

She’d had her new car less than two weeks when she had the accident. She drove off with a ticket for failure to yield right of way when the law said she had right of way. I didn’t see the collision, but I got there in time to hear drivers tell their stories and they […]

Two search and seizure cases from Massachusetts

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court decided two cases recently about how far police can go when drivers of a car are probably up to no good but there’s no real evidence. Park near home In Commonwealth v. Martin the court ruled against police who chased a kid into his house. Three people were sitting in […]

Convert this

In 2013 Chelmsford, Massachusetts police officer Todd Ahern stole a car to pressure a woman into testifying against her ex. This according to a jury verdict upheld by the First Circuit Court of Appeals in May. A suspect’s ex-girlfriend had his car. Police towed the car with her belongings inside, got a warrant, searched the […]

NMA Driving News Weekly Roundup for May 19, 2017

NMA Driving News Weekly Roundup for May 19, 2017

In this week’s Driving News Roundup: –Study finds variable speeds dangerous— –Fremont offers RLC rebates— –FL Supremes hear RLC arguments— –Minnesota passes Real ID— –Louisiana gas tax bill gains momentum– NMA Driving News Story of the Week ‘The Drug Whisperer’ | Georgia Drivers arrested while stone cold sober Drunk driving arrests are down sharply after […]

Who really did it?

What would you do if you woke up in the hospital, the last thing you remembered was being at home with your wife, and they told you had killed a man by driving drunk and you were going to prison? That happened to a Massachusetts man a few years ago. They said he suddenly swerved […]