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.
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
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
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
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
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
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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
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”.
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