26 Alerts From the DISTRACTED DRIVING Tag


oos E-Newsletter #260: Five Years and Counting

260 is an impressive number if we say so ourselves. It represents five full years of weekly e-newsletters issued by the oos—260 consecutive weeks without ever missing a publication date. From the first issue that kicked things off on January 13, 2009, we have strived to inform, amuse, anger and generally incite reactions from our […]

oos E-Newsletter #253: Member Letter Leads to a Meeting of the Minds

Last week’s newsletter in which we published responses to the prior week’s topic (#251: Usefulness Takes a Backseat to Technology and the Law) sparked yet another constructive exchange with a longtime member from New York. We’ve included it here, along with Gary Biller’s response as a way to further clarify our position on the use […]

oos E-Newsletter #251: Usefulness Takes a Backseat to Technology and the Law

Did you rush out and buy the latest and greatest iPhone, the 5S model, as soon as it became available last month?  If so, this newsletter is for you.  Actually, since smartphone technology typically follows in Apple’s footsteps, everyone who uses the mobile communication devices will eventually need to pay heed.  Here’s a hint:  Many […]

oos E-Newsletter #238: An Easy Way to Speak Up

Summer is a great time to set pen to paper or fingers to keyboard and write a letter to your local newspaper or to an elected official. Many oos members have been doing just that so we thought we would share a few examples to inspire you. Executive Director of the oos Base Board Jim […]

oos E-Newsletter #223: New Studies Provide Insight on Distracted Driving

With police and policymakers fixated on stopping cell-phone use while driving, one might conclude that all other potential driving distractions have been miraculously eliminated. (Click here to read about how far police will go to enforce cell phone and anti-texting laws.) Sadly, nothing could be further from the truth. According to a new study from the Erie […]