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
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
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.
Shortcuts that were locally grown secrets are now being discovered thanks to crowdsourcing traffic apps like Waze , which relies on its users to post updates on road conditions, accidents, speed traps, and traffic jams. While some drivers find Waze useful, homeowners are beginning to blame the service for a significant increase in neighborhood traffic. If you’re a regular…Read more
With summer being the prime time for auto thefts, this timely report by the National Insurance Crime Bureau may just increase your car protection vigilance. Knowing whether you live in an area where thefts are high is a good place to start. Read more
The creative wizards at Suburban Auto Radio in NJ took the best radar detector and laser jammer system in the world to another level with their custom install. Watch the video to see how they integrated the alert LEDs of a K40 RL360i and Laser Defuser g5 system into a 2016 BMW i8’s accent lighting.
In this insightful article by the Huffington Post, summer driving can be deadly as July and August record more accidents and vehicular-related deaths and injuries than any other months. Read more on how you can protect yourself and loved ones.
“Bunk” is an old-school way of calling something BS. In this case, the city council of Edmonton’s support of revenue-generating photo radar was bunk as it was proven that by erecting more speed limit signs, there was an immediate and more effective reduction in speed than increased photo radar enforcement. Read more
The good folks at Insurance.com studied more than 323,000 insurance quotes to find out which vehicles speeders tend to prefer driving. Searching the rankings is easy…just enter your make and model and bam, you’ll learn if your car is a ticket magnet.
Known for its wide range of insightful topics and helpful hints, Popular Mechanics investigated what are the best and worst times to buy a used vehicle.
Some of the results are surprising – like Black Friday being the best day to get a discount – while other insights like spring to summer being the worst time to buy a vehicle…Read more