62 Alerts From the FLORIDA Tag


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…

oos E-Newsletter #160: Variability and Uncertainty as Deterrence

Many members call us to ask how they can fight their camera tickets and what to expect in court when they do. The short, but honest, answer is it depends. Some of the reasons for this include: Photo enforcement statutes vary from state to state Co…

oos E-Newsletter #150: Plenty of Questions, Few Clear Answers

City officials in Green Cove Springs, Fla., probably didn’t think anyone would notice when they made small reductions in yellow-light durations at a few city intersections. Well, an energetic reporter with The Florida Times-Union did notice and st…

oos E-Newsletter #148: Big Brother at Work

The request reads like a shopping list for a counter-terrorism strike: low-light cameras to identify people and vehicles at 100 meters, helmet-mounted cameras, cameras for “use around high-risk activities” and cameras that can read license plates …