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1.    National Focus

2.   Top Regional and Local Headlines

3.   Motorist Corner

4.   Best from Auto Press

5.   Opinion

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National Focus

Three Senators have started the fight to protect motorists against breathalyzers that the feds want to put into every new car in the future. Streetsblog USA reported that it’s the right to drive drunk—no it’s the right not to drive with in-car surveillance and to not automatically assume someone is guilty—many motorists never drink.

A new road safety report helps raise awareness among cannabis users who drive.

The US Senate votes to advance a sweeping semiconductor industry bill. Here are some additional headlines:

Also, the US Senate preps more money for the Auto Industry. Here are two other headlines that discuss more cash for EVs.

Here are the Gas Prices Headlines this week:                                  

Motorist-Related Government Headlines from this week:             

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The Auto Industry was most certainly in the news this week:     

Auto Tech Watch Headlines were as varied as always:                 

Looking for a new vehicle, check out these headlines:                 

Trucking Industry headlines from this week:                                   

Anti-car folks were busy:                                                                       

In other national Driving News Headlines this week:                     

In international Driving News Headlines this week:                        

For a daily dose of motorist rights news, check out the NMA Driving News Feed today! 

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 Top Regional and Local Headlines

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Check out the NMA State Pages today! 

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Motorist Corner

In this week’s NMA Weekly E-Newsletter, we asked the question:  Is it Time to “Sound Off” about the Use of Lights and Sirens?

The Driving in America blog featured a newsletter from the past entitled,
Tale of Two Cities’ Smart Intersection Programs and a piece on an old motorcycle from NMA blogger Eric Peters.

The Car Coach. Lauren Fix, gave us two blogs this week:

Check out Eric Peters’ Saturday car review on the 2022 Mercedes E450 Wagon.

If you have written and had posted a motorist rights advocacy letter-to-the-editor or find a news story where the NMA is mentioned, please send us the link via email nma@motorists.org. Here are some links of interest: the NMA websiteNMA Issues Pages, and the NMA Blog. Check them out today! 

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Best from Auto Press

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Opinion

Is it Time to “Sound Off” about the Use of Lights and Sirens?

All of us are gradually going deaf. The world is getting louder save for the isolationists that have gone off the grid. Could that prompt Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and law enforcement to make sirens louder? Should flashing lights burn brighter and more intensely to capture our attention? . . .

(click on title for full op-ed)