133 Blog Posts From the Technology Tag


Are you being spied on? 3 reasons why motorists should care

Are you being spied on? 3 reasons why motorists should care

After Edward Snowden leaked NSA documents in 2013, a majority of the public suddenly became aware of how far governments were willing to go in a bid to spy on their citizens in the name of national security. Seven years down the line, nothing much has changed. If anything, modes and methods of spying have […]

ATE Racket Report for March 18, 2019

ATE Racket Report for March 18, 2019

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.  For the Week of March 9-15, 2019 National ACLU […]

Adjusting our Clock and our Perception of Cars

Adjusting our Clock and our Perception of Cars

It’s that time of year — when we’re forced to reset our clocks again — spring forward! There’s something else that needs re-setting, too. Our frames of reference for cars. There is no longer much amenity difference between “luxury” cars and other cars . . . There is more price difference than there has ever […]

Why No Safety Exemption for the “Little People”?

Why No Safety Exemption for the “Little People”?

You may have caught my article about the brand-new 1960s Mustangs you can legally buy — upgraded in all the right places but left alone everywhere else. They have modern, fuel-injected engines, high-capacity four-wheel-disc brakes and modern suspensions that make them the equal — or better — of a brand-new (2019) Mustang not only in […]

Uber Court Decision, Algorithmic Bias, and the Union of Glass and Metal

Uber Court Decision, Algorithmic Bias, and the Union of Glass and Metal

Uber Court Decision This past week, Yavapai County, Arizona Judge Sheila Sullivan Polk declared that Uber has no criminal liability for the death of Tempe pedestrian Elaine Herzberg in March 2018. Herzberg was the first known pedestrian fatality of a driverless car. Walking her bike across a dark street outside of a crosswalk, Herzberg was […]