6 Blog Posts From the OHIO Tag


A tale of two troopers

I knew I was back in the East when my laser alarm went off 12 miles into Ohio. After some time trying not to be a ticket machine the Highway Patrol turned up visible enforcement in the past few years. The real speed limit is a secret, of course, but apparently I was under it. […]

Watch Out—You Could be Next!: oos Weekly E-Newsletter #475

Watch Out—You Could be Next!: oos Weekly E-Newsletter #475

Most people’s interaction with a police officer is usually during a traffic stop. The anxiety and fear that most of us feel when stopped by a police officer makes it worse when we believe we have done nothing wrong or thought we were doing the right thing. Placed in jeopardy of receiving a ticket or […]

Next Generation Police Tools, Part 2: oos E-Newsletter #467

Next Generation Police Tools, Part 2: oos E-Newsletter #467

Next Generation Police Tools will be an ongoing feature of the Weekly oos E-Newsletter. Check out Part 1 HERE. Dragon Cameras Cedar Rapids, Iowa and Dayton, Ohio police departments recently announced they are using “Dragon Cameras,” a handheld device that uses both a laser measuring tool and a camera to capture an image of a […]

Police in Two States use Hospitals to take Motorists’ Blood without a warrant: oos Newsletter #466

Police in Two States use Hospitals to take Motorists’ Blood without a warrant: oos Newsletter #466

By guest writer Joe Cadillic, from the MassPrivatal Blog Police state America has found a disturbing new way to forcibly take motorists blood without a warrant. Law enforcement is using private hospitals to do their dirty work. Earlier this year, I reported that police in Oregon were forcing hospitals to take motorists blood without a warrant. I […]

March, 2017 speed limit news roundup

There is a good amount of speed-related legislative activity this spring. The Arkansas legislature quickly approved HB 2057, intended to raise freeway speed limits to 75 and two lane speed limits to 65. It is unclear if freeway speed limits will actually increase. The Highway Commission already had authority to raise speed limits and did […]