War on Cars Watch for February 27, 2019

War on Cars Watch for February 27, 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 […]

Truck & Jeep Lifts 101: How to Give Your Ride the Height It Deserves

Truck & Jeep Lifts 101: How to Give Your Ride the Height It Deserves

If you’re interested in raising your truck or jeep with a lift kit, we’re here to walk you through everything you need to know. There are lots of options when it comes to truck and jeep lifts, but one of the most important decisions you’ll need to make is how high. Lift kits range from […]

Gearing Matters!

Gearing Matters!

Weight — and gearing — have a huge effect on fuel economy. Even to the extent of almost eliminating 40 years of “advanced” technology, including computer-controlled electronic fuel injection. To make the case, I offer the following comparison: I own one relatively modern vehicle — a 2002 Nissan Frontier pickup — and one extremely not-modern […]

ATE Racket Report for February 25, 2019

ATE Racket Report for February 25, 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. The Week of February 16-22, 2019… Apple Secures Patent […]

E-ZPass is Anything But: oos E-Newsletter #528

E-ZPass is Anything But: oos E-Newsletter #528

Abuses by tolling authorities continue to mount. The lawsuit filed last year in U.S. District Court by Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association and the oos against the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission for collecting inflated tolls to pay for projects unrelated to the operation and maintenance of the Turnpike continues under the purview of a federal judge. She […]