oos Alert: The Texas Bill to Ban Red-Light Cameras goes to the Governor

Dear oos Texas Members, Red-Light Cameras are on their way out in TEXAS!  Thank you for your ongoing advocacy against RLCs.  We encourage you to find out how your elected officials voted and if they voted to ban RLCs thank him or her. If they didn’t give them reasons to reconsider automated traffic enforcement in […]

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 […]

Sweetwater, Florida Residents Say NO to Red-Light Cameras

Dear oos Florida Members, In a ballot vote on May 14, 2019, Sweetwater voters rejected the use of RLCs by a vote of 81 to 19 percent. The ban prohibits the mayor from continuing the use of these automated traffic devices. Sweetwater joins 39 other communities around the US that have rejected photo enforcement. Check […]

Immediate Attention for Texas Members: Call or Email your State Senator and Ask him or her to Support the Ban of Red-Light Cameras

Dear oos Texas Members, HB1631 to ban red-light cameras has already passed the House and our members report that the Senate Transportation committee waived the posting requirements on HB1631 to fast track it for a vote possibly as soon as this Friday on the Senate floor. Call or email your state senator today and ask […]

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 […]