9 Alerts From the RENTAL CAR Tag


Dollar and Thrifty Customers, Find Out If You Are Eligible for a Refund of Florida Rental Car Toll Fees: oos E-Newsletter #531

In September 2014, the Oostwestthuisbest sent a letter of complaint to then-Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi about predatory practices by rental car companies in the state related to toll service charges. The oos letter included a petition calling for reform and compensation signed by several hundred association members. The Consumer Protection Division (CPD) […]

An Eye on Recent Motorist Rights Court Cases, Part 2: oos Weekly E-Newsletter #530

Many motorist rights court cases have made news in the past three months. Last week, we presented the first part of this update that focused on federal court decisions, and a few from the US Supreme Court. This week, we are diving into key motorist-related cases in state supreme or appellate courts. Our hope is […]

Customer Loyalty Rewarded with 9,000 Highway Spy Cameras: oos E-Newsletter #527

From guest writer Joe Cadillic, of the MassPrivatel blog The die has been cast, whether it’s digital driver’s licenses, digital license plates, license plate readers or facial recognition cameras. Everyone from private corporations to law enforcement follows the same script; offer Americans customer loyalty rewards programs in exchange for the loss of their privacy. Surveillance […]

Down the Rabbit Hole with Civil Asset Forfeiture: oos E-Newsletter #494

As one of the oos’s current national issues, Civil Asset Forfeiture or CAF is a program that allows the government at all levels to confiscate cash, cars and even homes from people who are suspected of criminal activity. Even if you are ruled innocent, your property is not necessarily returned; a trip to civil court […]

The Court Stands Up For Motorists: oos Weekly E-Newsletter #488

“Few protections are as essential to individual liberty as the right to be free from unreasonable searches and seizures. The Framers made that right explicit in the Bill of Rights following their experience with the indignities and invasions of privacy wrought by ‘general warrants and warrantless searches that had so alienated the colonists and had […]