72 Alerts From the INSURANCE Tag


oos E-Newsletter #315: Avoiding Unpleasant Surprises

John Nettles probably didn’t give it a second thought when he got a speeding ticket in Ehrhardt, South Carolina, in 1997. Like most people, he simply paid it and moved on. But some 17 years later, that decision has cost him his job.  It seems that Nettles’ ticket was never properly processed so it never […]

oos E-Newsletter #302: The oos Weighs In on Federal V2V Proposal

In a September e-newsletter we discussed how the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) was soliciting public comments about its proposal to create a national standard to require Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) communications capability on all passenger cars and light trucks. oos President Gary Biller submitted the following comments outlining the oos’s concerns over this technology. You […]

oos E-Newsletter #296: Politicizing the BAC Debate Thwarts Finding Real Solutions

By a Massachusetts oos Member I’ve been impressed with oos’s diligence for years now, but I think you might need to take a closer look at slide three of the presentation at http://www.alcoholstats.com/uploads/DrunkDrivingStatistics before jumping into the politicized waters surrounding DUI and the BAC threshold. If I’m reading the chart correctly, in 2010 the total number of […]

oos E-Newsletter #288: A Horse of a Different Color

AAA, formerly known as the American Automobile Association, was founded in 1901 to lobby for driver and passenger rights, fair laws, and safer vehicles. It has long since morphed into an insurance and financial services giant. If there is any doubt about that, check out its profile at Hoovers.com where AAA’s primary competitors are listed […]

oos E-Newsletter #278: Which States Exploit Motorists the Most?

We are putting the finishing touches on “Motorists Beware: Ranking the States that Treat You Worst,” a oos press release that will be issued to media outlets across the nation on May 19th during the run-up to the Memorial Day holiday weekend. All 50 states the District of Columbia are rated and compared across […]