13 Blog Posts From the TICKET FINES Tag


ATE Racket Report for December 12, 2018

ATE Racket Report for December 12, 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… We don’t think we have ever seen […]

Cognitive Dissonance and “Speeding”

Cognitive Dissonance and “Speeding”

Here’s video of an armed government worker (AGW) in Florida — Trooper Bryan Zegers — who crosses a median and doubles back at speeds over 140 MPH — weaving through traffic and driving on the shoulder — and then parks his now very hot car over very dry grass, causing it (and his car) to […]

ATE Racket Report for November 21, 2018

ATE Racket Report for November 21, 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… The Electronic Frontier Base (EFF) and Muckrock […]

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 […]

7 Ways to Shut Down a Speed Trap

7 Ways to Shut Down a Speed Trap

This article was adapted from information on the oos’s speed trap registry website, www.speedtrap.org, a listing of speed traps submitted by drivers across the country. Check out the oos Speed Trap Issues page HERE. Speed traps are often used by municipalities as a method of generating revenue to run the government. “Safety” is given as the […]