This is a weekly feature on the NMA Blog, running each Friday, where we highlight seven of the most interesting driving news stories of the week.
Supreme Court considering how much government can watch you
A government attorney has argued before the U.S. Supreme Court that there should be no limits at all on police agencies attaching a GPS unit to someone’s vehicle and monitoring their movements.
Washington D.C.: Council members seek lowering speed limits To 15 MPH in most residential areas
D.C. Council members are pushing a plan that would lower speed limits in most residential areas from 25 mph to 15 mph.
Florida: Judge rules that state law lets motorists flash lights to warn of speed traps
A Florida judge sided with a ticketed individual who sued the Seminole County sheriff’s department, by finding today that state law doesn’t prohibit motorists from flashing their lights, reports the Orlando Sentinel.
Winnipeg: Traffic enforcement down, as are traffic deaths
Police say Winnipeg has seen fewer traffic fatalities this year despite a 20 percent drop in traffic enforcement.
NHTSA report reveals most stolen vehicles
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued a new report on vehicle theft rates.
Florida: Length of yellow light questioned in Green Cove Springs camera cases
The length of yellow lights was shortened at some intersections here just before the city started using Northeast Florida’s first automated cameras to hand out citations, which is leading to questions about the validity of tickets.
Michigan: More speed limits “out of compliance”
Drive through just about any city in Mid-Michigan, and you’re bound to find some speed limits that seem a bit too low.
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