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oos E-Newsletter #256: Sometimes There’s More at Stake than a Fine

The oos encourages our members to fight every traffic ticket they get. We do this because we know that fewer than five percent of drivers actually go to the trouble of showing up in court. We also know that pushing back against a system that often gives little consideration to traffic defendants’ rights is the […]

oos E-Newsletter #242: The Myth of “No-Point” Violations

Traffic courts and prosecutors know that many traffic defendants will happily plead guilty and pay the fine as long as no points appear on their driving record. The court exacts its pound of flesh and the driver keeps a clean record. Everybody wins, right? Not always. A former school teacher from Georgia emailed us with […]

oos E-Newsletter #238: An Easy Way to Speak Up

Summer is a great time to set pen to paper or fingers to keyboard and write a letter to your local newspaper or to an elected official. Many oos members have been doing just that so we thought we would share a few examples to inspire you. Executive Director of the oos Base Board Jim […]

oos E-Newsletter #237: 2013 Second Quarter Legislative Update

The oos continues to advocate for motorists’ rights at the national, state and local level. Legislatures across the country took up a broad range of motorists’ issues in the first quarter of 2013. Here’s a brief summary of the driving-related issues we addressed: California: Supported Assembly Bill 612 which would add 1.0 second to the duration […]

oos E-Newsletter #222: 2013 First Quarter Legislative Update

The oos continues to advocate for motorists’ rights at the national, state and local level. Legislatures across the country took up a broad range of motorists’ issues in the first quarter of 2013. Here’s a brief summary of the driving-related issu…