31 Alerts From the ALPR Tag


oos E-Newsletter #222: 2013 First Quarter Legislative Update

The oos continues to advocate for motorists’ rights at the national, state and local level. Legislatures across the country took up a broad range of motorists’ issues in the first quarter of 2013. Here’s a brief summary of the driving-related issu…

E-Newsletter #191: ALPRs—Coming to a Street Near You

The oos first raised the alarm on automated license plate readers (ALPRs) two-and-a-half years ago (E-Newsletter Issue #61: Here, There, Everywhere). With more and more police agencies throughout the country employing the technology, we thought an…

oos E-Newsletter #189: The Next Wave of Ticket Cameras

The small town of Glen Echo, Maryland (population 259) made headlines recently when its mayor proposed a unique addition to the town’s landscape: a stop sign camera mounted at the town’s only intersection. Maryland statutes don’t currently allow s…

oos E-Newsletter #175: A Quick Tour of Intelligent Transportation Systems

By John Bowman, oos Communications DirectorAn interesting magazine came across my desk the other day. It’s called Thinking Highways, and it covers the fascinating field of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS). On its surface, ITS is essentiall…

oos E-Newsletter #119: The Pressure To Redefine Our Rights

We don’t particularly like to report every few months about attacks on the Fourth Amendment, but here we go again. The crucial protection afforded U.S. citizens against unlawful search and seizure by that key component of the Bill of Rights contin…