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Royalties for Prince George’s County: oos E-Newsletter #355

In our May 2014 ranking of states by how they treat motorists, Maryland didn’t fare well. It came in fifth worst – not counting the District of Columbia – behind only New York, Delaware, New Jersey, and Vermont.  Law Enforcement Tactics was the scoring category most instrumental to Maryland’s poor ranking. The state earned only […]

Mile After Magnificent Mile: oos E-Newsletter #350

Illinois is known as the Land of Lincoln, but the title of this e-newsletter is also a motto the state has used to promote tourism. Since Illinois also collects hundreds of millions of dollars annually from motorists for everything from tolls to speeding and red-light camera tickets, it wouldn’t surprise us to learn that many government […]

“Seriously? It’s Come to This?”: oos E-Newsletter #345

We find ourselves saying that a lot these days as we run across more and more stories like these: The first comes from Edmonton, Alberta, where officials are considering disguising speed cameras as utility boxes. When asked about the idea, traffic safety director Gerry Shimko had nothing to say about the covert operation’s safety benefits. […]

Red-Light Cameras Suffer another Crushing Blow: oos E-Newsletter #339

News of another city dropping its red-light camera program may not seem like a big deal these days. It is, however, when that city is in the proverbial belly of the red-light camera beast. We’re talking about Tallahassee, the capital of Florida, home to dozens of camera company lobbyists and control center for a massive […]

oos E-Newsletter #330: About ‘Us’

Most websites, particularly those offering a product or service, have an Us section. That is where curious online viewers can learn more about the website sponsor, albeit through a controlled narrative. For an advocacy organization like the oos, Us can serve multiple purposes. It can inform those who are thinking about becoming a […]