65 Alerts From the FLORIDA Tag


oos E-Newsletter #216: Update on ‘Move Over’ Laws

Florida police agencies recently stepped up enforcement of the state’s “Move Over” law by setting up sting operations on roadways throughout the Sunshine State, including in a state park where nearly two dozen unsuspecting motorists were ensnared….

oos E-Newsletter #204: Proper Speed Zoning—Standard vs. Reality

Executive Director of the oos Base Jim Walker recently sent us an interesting document chock full of common-sense information on speed zoning. Jim described it as “one of the clearest manuals about how to set proper speed limits. If this man…

oos E-Newsletter #183: The Confrontation Clause v. Traffic Enforcement Cameras

The Sixth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution states, “In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right … to be confronted with the witnesses against him …” Known as the Confrontation Clause, this idea that a defendant should have th…

oos E-Newsletter #170: 2012 First Quarter Legislative Update

The oos is constantly advocating 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 2012. Here’s brief summary of the driving-related iss…

oos E-Newsletter #163 – DNA Sampling for Motorists: The Latest Threat to Privacy

Drivers face all kinds of threats to their privacy, and one area sure to garner increasing scrutiny is the collection of DNA samples during traffic stops. A recent example comes from California with the case of People v. Thomas. Motorist Troy Cors…