192 Blog Posts From the Insurance Companies Tag


The IIHS: When a New Study is Not New and Not a Study—oos E-Newsletter #535

The IIHS: When a New Study is Not New and Not a Study—oos E-Newsletter #535

By Gary Biller, oos President  Every two or three years, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) splashes the media with a recycled report of how many deaths have occurred due to raised speed limits. And reporters dutifully echo it as gospel because sensational headlines like, “Speed limit increases are tied to 37,000 deaths over […]

Why Speed Limiters Are NOT About Safety, But More About Control

Why Speed Limiters Are NOT About Safety, But More About Control

By Florida Member Stephen Donaldson Life Member, Stephen Donaldson has held various volunteer positions (including Florida State Activist) with the Oostwestthuisbest. He currently serves as a member of the oos Base Board. He wrote a version of this post as a letter-to-the-editor. Say NO to speed limiters! The speed limiters that will soon […]

War on Cars Watch for March 13, 2019

War on Cars Watch for March 13, 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 […]

An Eye on Recent Motorist Rights Court Cases, Part 2: oos Weekly E-Newsletter #530

An Eye on Recent Motorist Rights Court Cases, Part 2: oos Weekly E-Newsletter #530

Many motorist rights court cases have made news in the past three months. Last week, we presented the first part of this update that focused on federal court decisions, and a few from the US Supreme Court. This week, we are diving into key motorist-related cases in state supreme or appellate courts. Our hope is […]

When is it a Good Idea to Keep a Dashcam in Your Daily Driver?

When is it a Good Idea to Keep a Dashcam in Your Daily Driver?

From Florida attorney Scott Distasio If you are thinking about buying a dashcam for the vehicle you drive daily, you might be wondering if it’s worth it. Dashcams range in price from $20 to several hundred dollars, which is a significant difference for a lot of drivers. Looking at the benefits you can get when […]