5 Blog Posts From the FLORIDA Tag


War on Cars Watch for May 1, 2019

War on Cars Watch for May 1, 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 […]

Dollar and Thrifty Customers, Find Out If You Are Eligible for a Refund of Florida Rental Car Toll Fees: oos E-Newsletter #531

Dollar and Thrifty Customers, Find Out If You Are Eligible for a Refund of Florida Rental Car Toll Fees: oos E-Newsletter #531

In September 2014, the Oostwestthuisbest sent a letter of complaint to then-Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi about predatory practices by rental car companies in the state related to toll service charges. The oos letter included a petition calling for reform and compensation signed by several hundred association members. The Consumer Protection Division (CPD) […]

These boots are made for stealing

Another reminder that revenue-based enforcement leads to corruption. A Florida couple is prison-bound after stealing thousands of cars and demanding ransom payments. Not for extortion or theft, which they would deserve. For “aggravated white-collar crime,” which is a fancy way of saying they failed to pay the City of Miami to look the other way. […]

California says Automakers should not be liable for Autonomous Vehicle Accidents

California says Automakers should not be liable for Autonomous Vehicle Accidents

The oos Base presents The Car of the Future weekly feature: Last week, California regulators embraced a General Motors recommendation that automakers should not be liable for accidents and other trouble autonomous vehicle (AV) owners may face. Basically, the state of California is saying that if you don’t maintain your car to manufacturer specs then you are out […]

A one night vacation

Nine police officers in Lakeland, Florida lost one or two shifts as punishment for dangerous driving and tampering with evidence. The only reason they’re in any trouble at all is they blew past an employee of the state Attorney General’s office. Nobody was supposed to know. The Lakeland officers inserted full memory cards in their […]