35 Blog Posts From the SAFETY Tag


Automotive Inanities–Tires

Automotive Inanities–Tires

The other day, I was visiting my friend’s repair shop. He was working on a late 1980s Subaru wagon. I noticed it had 13-inch wheels and four-lug hubs. You never see this anymore. That’s too bad. The smallest wheel/tire you’ll find a new car riding on is a 15-incher. My ’76 Trans-Am, a big (and […]

Gotcha Speed Enforcement – Feds Are Complicit: NMA E-Newsletter #460

With great thanks to advocate Joe Bahen, the NMA played an active role in the development of the 2012-2016 Virginia Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP). With the SHSP for the next five years now moving into the implementation phase, Joe continues to work with state officials to craft a safety roadmap that is effective and […]

NMA Driving News Roundup of the Week for November 3, 2017

NMA Driving News Roundup of the Week for November 3, 2017

In this week’s Driving News Roundup: –Speed is up, crashed down in Cedar Rapids— –Uninsured Drivers on the Rise— –Trump administration pulls plug on V2V communication— –Homeland Security wants facial recognition at the border– Click on the color headline to read the full story. NMA Driving News Story of the Week On Cedar Rapids, Iowa’s […]

How to be Safe While Walking to and from your Car

How to be Safe While Walking to and from your Car

Prevention is better than the cure. This adage would always fit in the context of safety going to and from your car every day.  Millions of people around the world drive everyday which means that they will need to walk to and from their car. Many times however, people see this activity as routine and […]

NMA Driving News Roundup of the Week for October 27, 2017

NMA Driving News Roundup of the Week for October 27, 2017

In this week’s Driving News Roundup: –Will a Gas Tax hike be considered— –Green Groups push automakers on CAFÉ Standards— –Chao says Tax Reform first, then Infrastructure— –Automakers fight for NAFTA— –CO Court denies public vote on RLCs— Click on the color headline to read the full story. NMA Driving News Stories of the Week […]