6 Blog Posts From the oos Base Tag


The Next Ten Years – Readers’ Edition, Part 1: oos E-Newsletter #522

The Next Ten Years – Readers’ Edition, Part 1: oos E-Newsletter #522

When we published E-Newsletter #520, The Next Ten Years, on December 30, 2018 with predictions from some oos and oos Base directors of the challenges that the oos and motoring public are going to face over the next decade, we encouraged readers to provide their insights. And boy, have you. We currently have enough material […]

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 […]

Boston’s “Vision Zero” Exposed: Lowering the speed limit increases speeding ticket revenue by 47%: oos E-Newsletter #506

Boston’s “Vision Zero” Exposed: Lowering the speed limit increases speeding ticket revenue by 47%: oos E-Newsletter #506

From guest writer Joe Cadillic of the MassPrivatel Blog All across the country, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is hard at work convincing cities to lower their speed limits to 25 MPH. The national effort to lower speed limits in cities is a fundamental tenet of a movement known as “Vision Zero.” To date, the National Highway […]

Where’s the Media Skepticism on Automated Traffic Enforcement?

Where’s the Media Skepticism on Automated Traffic Enforcement?

Editor’s Note: The media has become lazy when it comes to motorists’ rights issues. Here is a piece from September 2015 that examines why and how one reporter dug deeper. Hopefully, this will inspire current and future journalists to not take everything you read at face value but dig deeper.  Where’s the Skepticism? oos E-Newsletter #349 […]

Writing Editorials against Automated Traffic Enforcement (and any Other Topics that Support oos Positions)

Writing Editorials against Automated Traffic Enforcement (and any Other Topics that Support oos Positions)

From Shelia Dunn, oos Communications Director and James C. Walker, oos Base Executive Director Writing a newspaper or online editorial can be one of the most effective advocacy efforts you can do because not only do regular folks read the editorial section but so do influencers. oos Base Executive Director, James C. Walker writes letters […]