3 Blog Posts From the RHODE ISLAND Tag

Who says laser works?

The National Motorists Association got a complaint that Rhode Island courts were accepting laser evidence when they shouldn’t have. The problem with this way of thinking, however much sense it may make from a rational point of view, is an evidentiary rule of a state court system can’t be wrong (legal sense) simply because it […]

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 […]

Small state gets a big brother

The governor of Rhode Island just signed a bill massively expanding tolls. Initially the plan only targets heavy trucks, but in the future you can expect to see this all over the country for cars. Sensors above major roads will track vehicles and calculate tolls. The vehicle owner will be responsible for payment (initially capped […]