5 Blog Posts From the MICHIGAN Tag


ATE Racket Report for November 14, 2018

ATE Racket Report for November 14, 2018

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 This Week… A most excellent opinion piece appeared from a […]

A well-funded mandate

Michigan State Police ran a “distracted driving” patrol that looked a lot like regular traffic work. They ticketed two drivers for texting. The rest of the stops — 147 of them — were fishing expeditions or license plate hits. Few departments enforce laws against texting while driving. Barring bad luck or a crash investigation, it’s […]

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 […]

Scenes we’d like to see

As 2016 ends, here is some news to watch for in 2017. Michigan may move to the Western conference. A bill awaiting the governor’s signature requires speed limit increases, and should result in 75 mph speed limits on freeways and 65 mph speed limits on two lane roads. It will also require local governments to […]

Speed limit roundup, March 2016

There’s a good amount of speed limit legislative activity this year. Here’s a summary of the major changes and failures to change. I’ll go from east to west. A New Jersey politician wants to raise the speed limit to 70 or 75. The police union responded maybe 70 on a few roads would be OK. […]