193 Blog Posts From the Insurance Companies Tag


War on Cars Watch for February 6, 2019

War on Cars Watch for February 6, 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 […]

1987 Again . . . Briefly: Thoughts on a Traffic Stop Encounter

1987 Again . . . Briefly: Thoughts on a Traffic Stop Encounter

Yesterday, I had an encounter with an armed government worker on a motorcycle, running a speed trap. And running laser, which is kryptonite to even the best radar detector because you get no warning. If the detector detects laser, you are already detected. Which is just what happened to me. Bingo! You “win.” I was […]

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 […]

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 […]