11 Blog Posts From the TEXTING Tag


NMA’s Weekly ATE Racket Report for April 17, 2018

NMA’s Weekly ATE Racket Report for April 17, 2018

Compiled by NMA Foundation Executive Director James C. Walker and NMA Communications Director Shelia Dunn 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. Here is the list of devices that we will […]

NMA Driving News Weekly Roundup for April 13, 2018

NMA Driving News Weekly Roundup for April 13, 2018

In this week’s Driving News Roundup: –OOIDA & NMA suit for $6B in toll refunds would cause catastrophe says PA Turnpike— –Feds bust NJ cops for ripping off motorists— –Since 2007, DEA has taken $3.2B from innocent folks using CAF– Click on the color headline to read the full story. NMA Driving News Story of […]

What is the best way to stop Distracted Driving?

What is the best way to stop Distracted Driving?

April had been designated Distracted Driving Month and we see numerous law enforcement campaigns to fight against all the distracted drivers out there. Texting, talking on the phone, eating, putting on makeup, fighting with your kids or your spouse, drinking coffee, listening to the radio—so many distractions.  The NMA believes that distracted driving in all […]

Walking While Distracted–Nobody Wins: NMA Weekly E-Newsletter #481

Walking While Distracted–Nobody Wins: NMA Weekly E-Newsletter #481

Have we become a nation of cellphone zombies? Many experts believe that the increase in distracted driving, in particular using a cellphone to text while driving, has been a big factor in the increase of traffic fatalities since 2009. Another factor apparently is distracted walking. Pedestrian deaths account for 16 percent of all traffic fatalities. […]

Technology is the Answer to Stop Distracted Driving

Technology is the Answer to Stop Distracted Driving

Distracted driving kills thousands of people each year. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 2015 fatalities attributable to distracted driving increased on a percentage basis faster than those caused by drunk driving, speeding, or failing to wear seat belts. Yet, texting and driving is far from unusual.  A staggering 49 percent of […]