177 Blog Posts From the SAFETY Tag


Practical Winter Driving Tips

Practical Winter Driving Tips

It’s that time of year — almost. You will likely be reading — and hearing — about how to make the best of it when the flakes begin to fall. I won’t recycle the boilerplate recommendations about all-wheel-drive (not really that much of an advantage) or suggest you buy a set of snow tires (I’m […]

Ballot Decisions that Affect Motorists–2018 Version: NMA E-Newsletter #513

Ballot Decisions that Affect Motorists–2018 Version: NMA E-Newsletter #513

The mid-term elections are officially over. Ballotpedia stated this week on its website that voters in 37 states decided a total of 155 statewide ballot measures. Not all, of course, were motorist related but a few certainly were. We have also included some important county or city ballot issues that asked voters to raise the […]

What Do Young Drivers Think About Driverless Cars and Mobility as a Service?

What Do Young Drivers Think About Driverless Cars and Mobility as a Service?

Decades ago, we would only dream about cars that could drive themselves. Now, self-driving cars are the newest solution to a lesser pollution and the new experience of sitting in the driver’s place without the need to get involved. Personally, I believe that driverless cars and mobility as a service is a great thing, especially […]

Forced Slow Down: Road Diet Vocabulary for Neophytes

Forced Slow Down: Road Diet Vocabulary for Neophytes

This article first appeared in Driving Freedoms Fall 2018. Changing speed limits is not the only way cities try to slow down traffic. Around the country, motorists face numerous obstacles that attempt to restrict traffic flow even beyond the street’s stated speed limit. According to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), a classic road diet is […]

ATE Racket Report for November 7, 2018

ATE Racket Report for November 7, 2018

The ATE Racket Report is a weekly feature of the NMA blog. We want to bring the issues of automated traffic enforcement to our supporters in a more coherent up-to-date fashion. Compiled by NMA Foundation Director James C. Walker and NMA Communications Director Shelia Dunn This Week… Aurora, Colorado residents voted two out of three […]