24 Alerts From the GPS TRACKING Tag


oos E-Newsletter #185: Are You a Digital Bigfoot?

There’s no escaping it. You leave a digital footprint everywhere you go. And it tells a lot about you: where you’ve been, what you’ve been doing—even your state of mind.We’ve discussed some of these digital trackers already. Cell phone records can…

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 #171: Black Box Data—A Cautionary Tale

Imagine being in a two-car accident that not only totaled your vehicle, but also made you uninsurable at any sort of reasonable cost because the blame for the collision was placed squarely on your sore shoulders. Nothing too unusual about that, ri…

oos E-Newsletter #167: Members Weigh In on Pay as You Drive Auto Insurance

oos members are never shy about sharing their opinions. Our recent E-newsletter on Pay as You Drive (PAYD) auto insurance (#165: The Trade-Offs of “Pay as You Drive” Auto Insurance), spurred many to respond with their own thoughtful and provocativ…

oos E-Newsletter #165: The Trade-Offs of “Pay as You Drive” Auto Insurance

You can hardly channel surf these days without encountering the ubiquitous Flo, the over-caffeinated cheerleader for Progressive Auto Insurance. More often than not, she’s hawking the company’s Snapshot program. Snapshot uses an in-car monitoring …