114 Blog Posts From the SAFETY Tag


Drones, drones everywhere!

Drones, drones everywhere!

Many enthusiasts young and old enjoy operating small drones or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV). At the end of 2017, Bard College Center for the Study of the Drone estimated that there were over 836,000 hobbyist users in the US. Recreational drones are now everywhere and probably not going away anytime soon. Any UAV between 0.55lbs […]

Car of the Future Weekly Roundup for July 11, 2018

Car of the Future Weekly Roundup for July 11, 2018

In this week’s Car of the Future Weekly Roundup –Senate Driverless Car Bill appears to be stalled— –San Fran says Uber and Lyft are hoarding transit data— –Detroit Auto Show aims for June 2020—  Click on the colored title to see the full story NMA Car of the Future Stories of the Week  Bill Allowing […]

Move Over Law Impacts More than Law Enforcement

Move Over Law Impacts More than Law Enforcement

South Carolina law requires that motorists slow down and, if possible, move over into an adjacent lane when they see first responders working in the roadway. The goal of the law is the protection of first responders, but the law also directly impacts those assisting first responders – specifically, tow truck drivers, who often are […]

On the Road to Ten: Canned Cameras: NMA E-Newsletter #495

On the Road to Ten: Canned Cameras: NMA E-Newsletter #495

As we continue the march toward the publication of the 520th consecutive weekly issue of the NMA e-newsletter later this year, we will on occasion highlight reader favorites over these past ten years. The first installment, NMA E-Newsletter #486, focused on discussions of speed limits. Here we take on the second-most covered newsletter topic through […]

The Utopia of Autonomous Vehicles

The Utopia of Autonomous Vehicles

Autonomous Vehicle (AV) hype seems to be a disease of folks who think they know the future. Our society has already passed the dawn of driverless cars and now the bright light of morning has hit us in the face with some sobering questions. Despite this, utopic euphoria over autonomous vehicles still abounds. Experts and […]