37 Blog Posts From the CELL PHONE Tag


ATE Racket Report for February 4, 2019

ATE Racket Report for February 4, 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 January 26—February 1, 2019… Our Friends […]

Texting and Driving: What Parents Need to Know

Texting and Driving: What Parents Need to Know

Smartphones are a constant part of our daily lives, from making calls and texting on the go to researching any number of topics on Google. While it is consistently accessible, being able to text or study on your phone while you’re behind the wheel isn’t convenient — it’s dangerous, even for experienced drivers. For teenagers […]

Personal Data, Alexa and the Driverless Car

Personal Data, Alexa and the Driverless Car

This post first appeared on the oos’s Car of the Future Blog on January 7, 2018. Since the dawn of the modern era, marketers have been trying to find out about you—what are your likes, dislikes, habits and tastes. Since the advent of the personal computer and smart phones that has been made much easier […]

New Auto Tech Equals Distracted Driving

New Auto Tech Equals Distracted Driving

As I read the daily news reports from oos, I notice that traffic fatalities have climbed in the last couple of years. The phrase “distracted driving” also keeps cropping up. This correlates with the recent introduction of massive in-car, multi-function computer installations. It would seem that new car complexity may be a contributing factor to […]

Hands-Free Driving Law Proponents Claim Victory in Georgia

Hands-Free Driving Law Proponents Claim Victory in Georgia

By Alan Hamilton, a car accident attorney with the law firm of Shiver Hamilton, in Atlanta. The State of Georgia began enforcement of its “hands free” law in July of this year. The law requires that cell phones only be used through a hands-free device, and eliminating the ability of a driver to use a […]