52 Alerts From the oos Tag


The Split-Speed Limit Effect: That “Oh Crap” Look on Drivers’ Faces: oos E-Newsletter #548

Split speed limits, where certain commercial vehicles such as large trucks are forced to travel at lower speeds than surrounding traffic, are anathema to truckers and car drivers alike. That is why the oos and the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) have often joined forces to oppose the posting of split speeds and the use […]

Profound Privacy Risks without our Consent: oos E-Newsletter #545

GeekWire posted last month that Portland, Oregon quietly launched a controversial mobile location data project with partner Sidewalk Labs (a subsidiary of Alphabet–which is the parent company of Google). In this year-long pilot program, the city has authorized that people, who have smartphones, will be tracked without their consent or knowledge. Portland is using software […]

What’s Old is New Again: oos E-Newsletter #540

By James Sikorski Jr., PA Advocate oos Pennsylvania is the original home for neighborhoods I guess, as this is where Mister Rogers had his show. It did emphasize the good qualities of neighbors. If we fast forward a few years, I have a new idea for the whole country. Regardless of where you live in […]

Predatory Towing Not Just an Inconvenience: oos E-Newsletter #539

Cities tow cars for many reasons. They are often towed when doubled parked or left in front of a fire hydrant. If there are too many parking tickets, cities will often boot first, and if the driver does not pay the tickets in a certain amount of time, the boot comes off, and the vehicle […]

Officer Frank: oos E-Newsletter #538

Editor’s Note: Over the years, the oos has received occasional from law enforcement officers who have complained about department policies, sometimes crafted to avoid direct violation of state anti-ticket-quota laws, which force officers to write a predetermined number of citations during each work shift. The following commentary recently submitted to us by “Officer Frank” […]

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