100 Alerts From the CALIFORNIA Tag


Please Comment by July 8th on Proposed Changes to California State Traffic Court 

Dear oos California Members, The state Judicial Council has put forth a proposal to implement and evaluate a civil model for adjudication of minor vehicle infractions. This means, if implemented, any sort of minor traffic ticket or parking ticket will become a matter for civil court and an administrative hearing instead of traffic court. Motorists […]

Paying More for Less Service: oos E-Newsletter #534

By 2021, New York City will begin charging drivers who enter Manhattan below Central Park under the guise of congestion pricing. No one is surprised. City and state officials have been trying to make this happen for years. The rare alignment of views between the governor, the mayor, and the state legislature─each likely motivated by […]

An Eye on Recent Motorist Rights Court Cases, Part 2: oos Weekly E-Newsletter #530

Many motorist rights court cases have made news in the past three months. Last week, we presented the first part of this update that focused on federal court decisions, and a few from the US Supreme Court. This week, we are diving into key motorist-related cases in state supreme or appellate courts. Our hope is […]

Los Angeles Area Members Alert: Comment on Two County Plan Documents TODAY

For Los Angeles Area oos Members, Please take some time in the next two weeks to look at two plans that have the possibility of changing the motoring landscapes in Los Angeles County in profound ways. After you read the plans, we encourage you to attend any public meetings and/or write comments to mail or […]

Are Cyclists Vision Zero Zealots—Readers’ Responses: oos Weekly E-Newsletter #525

Last week, we emailed and posted on our website a guest newsletter entitled Are Cyclists Vision Zero Zealots? written by Eric Berg, an oos Board Member, an oos Life Member, an avid sport bicyclist, and a staunch defender of motorists’ rights. Readers, including some of whom (like Eric) are bicyclists, responded with interesting perspectives which […]