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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

Ohio Top State For Speeding Tickets

Making a strong case for why you need a K40 radar detection and laser jamming system, this Journal-News investigative article reveals Ohio leads the nation in issuing speeding tickets. In 2015, Ohio issued 376,011 speeding tickets out of the 41 million citations issued annually…which means one out of every five drivers will receive a ticket every year….Read more

Google Street View Defeats Speeding Ticket

It pays to arm yourself with all the technology you can to prevent and/or contest a speeding ticket. Case in point is a man in Canada who travels a stretch of road regularly and knows where the speed limit varies on it. The local police department sent him a ticket for speeding in a school zone (something…Read more

Dealer Tips Post: Collective Motorsports

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How to Beat Police Laser Guns

Why You Need Multiple Transponders in Today’s Laser Wars

Recently, a K40 owner with an older but still effective radar/laser system contacted us with a concern. His K40 authorized dealer had recommended two Laser Defusers be installed on his new vehicle and the K40 owner’s belief (from past experience) was that only one transponder was required for effective…Read more

Highway Robbery: Texas Red Light Scam

Despite a judge ruling red light camera tickets issued in Richardson, TX were invalid because the city didn’t conduct required traffic studies, the city of Richardson refuses to stop issuing citations or return any previous paid penalties. Read more about how this town and two other Texas towns – Diboll and Willis- are engaging in “highway robbery”.

Keeping Our Kids Safe: An Unexpected Danger On the Roads

The driving experience is important to all vehicle owners, no matter what their driving preferences or environment. Technology for the vehicle has come a long way and allows drivers to tailor their vehicle to their needs. Music fans invest in quality stereo systems. Frequent drivers show interest in devices like our K40 radar detectors. As…Read more

Seeing Red: Cameras Are Cash Cows

In 2012, the Chicago Tribune exposed a scandal involving red light cameras that had been installed throughout Chicago’s streets. When odd spikes in traffic tickets were discovered, the media outlet could tell that something unusual was going on. It turns out that the cameras, managed by Redflex Traffic Systems, Inc., brought in over $130 million in revenue on…Read more

Most Dangerous Cities For Drivers

Known for personal finance insights, NerdWallet analyzed accidents and vehicle-related crimes to uncover the most dangerous US cities for drivers. Don’t fret, they also list the safest amongst 200 of the nation’s most populous cities. But true to their core focus, Nerdwallet then looked at insurance quotes for these cities and found some interesting differences. How does your…Read more

For The OEM Look: K40 Authorized Dealers

In this extensive pictorial , automotive writer Chris Hughes of Right Foot Down highlights how a K40 RL360i Expert radar detector and Laser Defuser g5 laser jamming system was custom-installed in his Subaru BRZ. Read why he “highly recommends” using a K40 Authorized Dealer like Boomer Nashua for a “seamless integration” and factory-looking quality.