256 Blog Posts From the SAFETY Tag


ATE Racket Report for June 24, 2019

ATE Racket Report for June 24, 2019

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.  ATE Personal Story from Michael who hails from Florida: […]

Profound Privacy Risks without our Consent: oos E-Newsletter #545

Profound Privacy Risks without our Consent: oos E-Newsletter #545

GeekWire posted last month that Portland, Oregon quietly launched a controversial mobile location data project with partner Sidewalk Labs (a subsidiary of Alphabet–which is the parent company of Google). In this year-long pilot program, the city has authorized that people, who have smartphones, will be tracked without their consent or knowledge. Portland is using software […]

All Traffic is Local: A Look at Force-Fed Road Diets

All Traffic is Local: A Look at Force-Fed Road Diets

This post originally appeared as the cover story for the oos Driving Freedoms Magazine Spring 2019. Driving can sometimes be a daily grind. But when cities reconfigure the streets you take every day—presumably, to make them safer—that daily grind often seems much worse. The war on cars, for many drivers, is no longer an abstract […]

The Northwest Louisiana Transportation Safety Coalition is Making Our Roads Safer

The Northwest Louisiana Transportation Safety Coalition is Making Our Roads Safer

By Joe Kopfler, car accident attorney of Kopfler & Hermann, Attorneys at Law There is a very important organization that helps saves the lives of many in Louisiana, yet very few residents know about it. This is the Northwest Louisiana Transportation Safety Coalition, and they work tirelessly to ensure that Louisiana roads are as safe […]

War on Cars Watch for June 19, 2019

War on Cars Watch for June 19, 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 […]