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Safe Speeding: Why Can’t US Drivers Do It?

While the stats are a little dated, this article proves speeding isn’t as dangerous as some revenue driven authorities maintain. In 2012, there were 44 traffic related deaths per one million inhabitants in Germany. Remember, this is where drivers can exceed 200 mph on public roads like the Autobahn. While there are various thoughts on why the US has a 2.5…Read more

NYPD To Crackdown On Speeding

In an ominous article for New York drivers, CBS New York reports Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Vision Zero traffic safety plan has budgeted to purchase 120 new radar guns for local precincts. Putting all those new police radar guns into action will enable officers to build upon the record 137,000 speeding tickets issued in 2016.

This increased enforcement is concerning as researchers from the University of…Read more

K40 Electronics Exhibits At 2017 Mobile Electronics Expo & Training

Mobile electronics retailers to be presented with radar detector and laser jammer category insights and business opportunities, K40 product explanations, and prize drawings

January 17, 2017, Elgin, IL – K40 Electronics, (http://www.k40.com) the premier manufacturer of award-winning, high-performance automotive radar/laser protection systems, announced today it will be attending the 2017 Mobile Electronics Expo & Training being held February 17-18…Read more

Anatomy of Cars RLS2/K40 Consult Review

Jady Pham of The Anatomy of Cars loves his BMW M2 and wanted to give it guaranteed ticket-free protection. As he said, “I always wanted a radar detector to protect myself if I was accidentally speeding.” Check out Jady’s  review video  and learn what he thinks of the K40 RLS2 portable radar/laser detector as well as watch him (at 2:45) interact live with…Read more

Does A Speeding Ticket Raise Insurance Rates?

The financial investigators at NerdWallet have sifted through speeding ticket data and found tickets for exceeding the speed limit by 11-15mph can also raise your car insurance rates by hundreds of dollars when you renew or start a new policy. Read the article and check the interactive map that shows what each state’s average car insurance rates are following a ticket.

How To: Optimum Winter Laser Jammer Performance

When Old Man Winter is predicted to coat the streets with speed reducing snow, drivers have a variety of tasks they can perform to ensure safe driving. Checking tire pressure, making sure the washer solution and gas are filled up, and that the snow brush is still in the car are all good ideas.

Eventually, the streets will be cleared…Read more

Study Proves Police Speed Enforcement Is Dangerous

In a bombshell article by Road & Track , researchers from the University of Western Australia concluded that police issuing tickets for even the smallest speeding infractions distracts drivers from other critical aspects of driving.

This finding is something we’ve long proposed and as such, have felt for over three decades that our products can be considered driving awareness/driving safety accessories. With features like…Read more

ThatDudeInBlue RLS2 Portable Radar/Laser Detector Review

Automotive enthusiast David Patterson of the popular ThatDudeInBlue YouTube channel checked out our RLS2 portable radar/laser detector and found “on the highway, it’s a lifesaver.” Watch the video to learn what else he has to say about the unit and radar and laser in general.

Hooniverse RL360i Radar Detector Review

The crew at Hooniverse followed up on their  RLS2 Portable Radar/Laser Detector review with a look at our  K40 RL360i Expert custom installed system . Watch the video for why they said, “Overall, it’s better than any portable unit.” Part 3 of the review will compare the two systems in performance testing against trained police officers so stay tuned!

 

 

Study Finds No Safety Benefit To Red Light Cameras

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency annual report puts a serious dent into those extolling the safety benefits of red light cameras and municipalities’ continued use of the cameras. The findings revealed that simple, low cost methods such as extending yellow light duration times and improving traffic signal visibility had a much bigger impact on reducing accidents than did red…Read more