372 Blog Posts From the SAFETY Tag


Automotive Industry Embracing the New Normal

Automotive Industry Embracing the New Normal

According to renowned research centers and organizations, COVID-19 is here to stay. The masks and other life-hindering restrictions are not going away (for a long, long time). Thus, it is now necessary to adapt to the new normal for both individuals and businesses. Or else, survival and success both would become values well out of […]

Vision Zero and the Big Lie

Vision Zero and the Big Lie

Editor’s Note: This post originally appeared as NMA E-Newsletter #371 in February 2016. Motorists need to understand what we are facing when it comes to Vision Zero. This piece outlines just one example. Those who would ban us from our vehicles have become skillful manipulators of language and emotion. We were reminded of this after […]

Seeing Yellow before Red—Importance of Yellow Light Timings & the 85th Percentile

Seeing Yellow before Red—Importance of Yellow Light Timings & the 85th Percentile

By Gary Biller, NMA President Editor’s Note: This post originally appeared as Newsletter #248 from October 2013. The information is still pertinent for those who continue to advocate against red-light camera programs in their communities. For additional information on Yellow Light Timings, check out the NMA’s ShortYellowLights.com website. At the heart of the red-light camera […]

A Bait and Switch on the Use of Smart Streetlights in San Diego

A Bait and Switch on the Use of Smart Streetlights in San Diego

Street furniture, such as the lowly streetlight, has recently seen an upgrade to a higher status. No longer just an illumination device, streetlights have now been drafted to gather street data and even police surveillance. Since 2018, San Diego police have used streetlight footage nearly 400 times to help in criminal investigations such as sexual […]

Will Self-Driving Cars Create Even More Distracted Drivers?

Will Self-Driving Cars Create Even More Distracted Drivers?

Distracted driving is one of the most significant road safety hazards we’re currently facing. According to the Center for Disease Control, it causes more than 1,000 injuries and nine fatalities every day in the United States. Whether drivers are taking their eyes off the road to check their phone, eating lunch, or putting on makeup, […]

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