190 Blog Posts From the Insurance Companies Tag


Presumptive vs. Actual Impairment

Presumptive vs. Actual Impairment

Yesterday, my buddy got into an accident. An actual accident — because it was one he could not have avoided. A minivan pulled out in front of him, struck his Jeep — which spun several times before ending up in a ditch. My buddy is largely unhurt — except for his heart. Because his Jeep, […]

The Next Ten Years: oos Weekly E-Newsletter #520

The Next Ten Years: oos Weekly E-Newsletter #520

We wanted to do something special for Issue #520 because it marks ten years of uninterrupted weekly oos e-newsletters that, we hope, have provided entertaining (if not thought-provoking) perspectives. To carry on that tradition, oos and oos Base directors were asked to provide mini essays for the occasion. No one likes homework but they tackled […]

Political Interference in Setting Speed Limits Shouldn’t Happen: oos Weekly E-Newsletter #518

Political Interference in Setting Speed Limits Shouldn’t Happen: oos Weekly E-Newsletter #518

From guest writer Ian Tootill, who is co-founder of the grassroots British Columbia motorists advocacy group SENSE BC (or Safety by Education and Not Speed Enforcement). SENSE BC and the oos are kindred spirits, with SENSE advocating for sensible driving standards for more than 23 years and the oos for over 36. The issues facing […]

Traveling to Florida? These Are the First Steps to Take Immediately After an Auto Accident

Traveling to Florida? These Are the First Steps to Take Immediately After an Auto Accident

From Tampa, Florida based attorney Scott Distasio It’s that time of the year when our thoughts turn to beach getaways and heading south. For many, that means an annual Florida vacation. Unfortunately, even experienced drivers can get into an accident through no fault of their own. This is exactly why it’s essential to know what […]

6 Reasons Why Parents Should Negotiate Driving Rules with College Students

6 Reasons Why Parents Should Negotiate Driving Rules with College Students

Most college freshmen are very happy to leave their parent’s house and enjoy their freedom. But the problem is that they tend to forget that college life is not only about new opportunities, but also about responsibilities. While senior students are more responsible and independent in making important decisions, the first year students still need […]