256 Blog Posts From the SAFETY Tag


10 Reasons to Fight against Road Diets in your Community

10 Reasons to Fight against Road Diets in your Community

This list first appeared as a sidebar in the oos’s Driving Freedoms Magazine Spring 2019 article All Traffic is Local. You just learned that your city intends to install a road diet on an arterial route you take every day. You are not alone—this now happens regularly all over the country. Here are 10 excellent […]

Missouri Lawmakers to Discuss Tougher Distracted Driving Laws

Missouri Lawmakers to Discuss Tougher Distracted Driving Laws

By David Terry, personal injury lawyer of Terry Law Firm Fatal accidents are increasing in Missouri. They increased to 900 in 2018, and 2019 already looks like it may keep up with the trend. Of course, there are many reasons for fatal crashes in Missouri, but it seems like distracted driving is largely to blame. […]

War on Cars Watch for June 12, 2019

War on Cars Watch for June 12, 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 […]

Teen Drivers are like Veal Calves

Teen Drivers are like Veal Calves

You have probably read about the younger crowd who are more interested in their cell phones than in cars. The statistic most often cited in support of this claim — which is true — is that about a fourth of those in the 18-30 bracket don’t even have a driver’s license. Which is also true. […]

ATE Racket Report for June 10, 2019

ATE Racket Report for June 10, 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.  Headlines are from June 1-7, 2019 National Coalition Letter […]