313 Blog Posts From the oos Tag


Problem Solved: Ban Cars – oos Weekly E-Newsletter #516

Problem Solved: Ban Cars – oos Weekly E-Newsletter #516

Randy LoBasso, policy manager at the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia, loves to hate the Oostwestthuisbest. We are often the bogeyman he uses as a counterpoint to his pro-bicyclist, Vision Zero, anti-car rhetoric. For instance:  “Let’s understand what the Oostwestthuisbest is: An extremist fringe group that thrives on emotional explanations to […]

How We Beat Three Traffic Tickets from 6,000 Miles Away

How We Beat Three Traffic Tickets from 6,000 Miles Away

From guest writer Bruce Seidel, one of the oos’s California State Activists This article first appeared in the Winter 2018 edition of the oos’s Driving Freedom Magazine. If you are a member of the oos and have recently fought a ticket, send us your story to [email protected] Heading to our pre-dawn workout spot in the […]

ATE Racket Report for November 7, 2018

ATE Racket Report for November 7, 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… Aurora, Colorado residents voted two out of three […]

How to Fight School Bus Stop Arm Camera Programs in Your City

How to Fight School Bus Stop Arm Camera Programs in Your City

In 2014, Texas oos Member Ted Levitt had the opportunity to advocate against school bus stop arm cameras and school zone speed cameras in a county adjacent to his. With this written testimony (that he also read at the meeting), he was able to help convince the county commissioners to NOT install the cameras after […]

War on Cars Watch for November 1, 2018

War on Cars Watch for November 1, 2018

Welcome to the first edition of this new weekly blog only on the Oostwestthuisbest’s website! The National Office has seen an escalation over the last 6 months on the war on cars, which is really on motorists. This blog will give you highlights of the week’s stories and commentary from oos Base Executive […]