11 Alerts From the IDAHO Tag


oos Wrap Up of Legislative Activity, 2nd Quarter 2019: oos E-Newsletter #547

April, May, and June were busy months in state legislatures where many of the bills affecting motorists that were introduced in the first quarter, or carried forward from last year, were resolved. The results were a mixed bag, but the biggest victory was a special one: Governor Greg Abbott of Texas signed into law House […]

Ballot Decisions that Affect Motorists–2018 Version: oos E-Newsletter #513

The mid-term elections are officially over. Ballotpedia stated this week on its website that voters in 37 states decided a total of 155 statewide ballot measures. Not all, of course, were motorist related but a few certainly were. We have also included some important county or city ballot issues that asked voters to raise the […]

What’s Going on at the DMV?: oos E-Newsletter #509

For years, comedians have made fun of long lines at the DMV (Departments of Motor Vehicles), but you know what…it’s not really funny anymore. The widespread problem seems to be three-fold. ·        Short term: A number of states are now under a tight deadline to implement REAL ID and motorists must apply for one in […]

Bicycle Idaho Stops are Not Safe for Any Road User: oos Weekly E-Newsletter #504

Since 1982, Idaho has been the only state that has allowed bicyclists to treat stop signs as yield signs and stoplights as stop signs. No other state passed a similar law until 2017. Delaware now has a similar law on its book and the Idaho stop fever is starting to rise.  Colorado passed a law […]

On the Road to Ten: oos E-Newsletter #486

Sunday December 30, 2018. While most of us will be in the midst of holiday season preparations, for the oos it will mark a momentous occasion for another reason. On that date─unless this notice just jinxed it─we will be publishing Issue #520, marking ten years of uninterrupted home delivery of weekly oos e-newsletters. The range […]