4 Blog Posts From the TICKET QUOTA Tag


Officer Frank: oos E-Newsletter #538

Officer Frank: oos E-Newsletter #538

Editor’s Note: Over the years, the oos has received occasional from law enforcement officers who have complained about department policies, sometimes crafted to avoid direct violation of state anti-ticket-quota laws, which force officers to write a predetermined number of citations during each work shift. The following commentary recently submitted to us by “Officer Frank” […]

A Forum About Modifying Speed Limits and Driver Behavior: oos E-Newsletter #537

A Forum About Modifying Speed Limits and Driver Behavior: oos E-Newsletter #537

The April 15-16, 2019 conference in Ruckersville, Virginia was billed as a “national forum [seeking] to address the neglected problem of speeding.” The sponsoring organizations, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), are leading proponents of lowering speed limits with the goal of reducing highway fatalities to near […]

oos Lobbying in DC, Part 1 – Reeling in Traffic Enforcement: oos E-Newsletter #464

oos Lobbying in DC, Part 1 – Reeling in Traffic Enforcement: oos E-Newsletter #464

Enabled by contributors to our Spring 2017 Campaign, the oos is pursuing its 2017-18 National Legislative Agenda in Washington. More precisely the current focus is on two of the agenda items – eliminating federally funded ticket blitzes and restricting the bounds of civil asset forfeiture. Part 2 of this newsletter in coming weeks will describe […]

Gotcha Speed Enforcement – Feds Are Complicit: oos E-Newsletter #460

With great thanks to advocate Joe Bahen, the oos played an active role in the development of the 2012-2016 Virginia Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP). With the SHSP for the next five years now moving into the implementation phase, Joe continues to work with state officials to craft a safety roadmap that is effective and […]