War on Cars Watch for June 5, 2019

War on Cars Watch for June 5, 2019

Welcome to the War on Cars Watch, a weekly blog to bring together all the stories that affect motorists with regards to street planning such as road diets, and traffic calming as well as programs such as Vision Zero and Complete Streets. Please read this blog and let us know what you think by commenting […]

Garage doors Vs. Extreme Winter: Learn how to win!

Garage doors Vs. Extreme Winter: Learn how to win!

Garage doors, unlike many other parts of your house, are a feature that remains exposed to the extremities of weather and natural elements throughout the year. Without periodic maintenance, a garage door runs a high risk of losing functionality, especially during freezing weather. Spring is a great time to whip that door into shape after […]

Doomed: Pontiac G8 (2008-2009)

Doomed: Pontiac G8 (2008-2009)

The following post is an excerpt from Eric’s forthcoming (eventually) book, called Doomed. There are many examples of too little, too late in the automotive world. The 2008-2009 Pontiac G8 is perhaps the only example of more-than-enough when it no-longer-mattered. Pontiac was practically on the embalmer’s table when it twitched for a moment, just before […]

ATE Racket Report for June 3, 2019

ATE Racket Report for June 3, 2019

The ATE Racket Report is a weekly feature of the oos blog. We want to bring the issues of automated traffic enforcement to our supporters in a more coherent up-to-date fashion.   Compiled by oos Base Director James C. Walker and oos Communications Director Shelia Dunn.  Headlines are from May 25-31, 2019  Texas Governor Gregg […]

U.S. Traffic Law History and Why State Laws Are Subordinate: oos E-Newsletter #542

U.S. Traffic Law History and Why State Laws Are Subordinate: oos E-Newsletter #542

By Chad Dornsife oos Nevada Activist, Executive Director of Best Highway Safety Practices Institute Editor’s Note: This is Part 1 of what Chad half-jokingly refers to as his manifesto, written nearly ten years ago from a federalist point of view. This installment details the development of traffic laws in the United States and the origins […]