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Radar Detector & Laser Jammer Facts, News, & Stories

First Ride in the Porsche Taycan

Truth be told, it wasn’t us in either seat of the late 2019 availability Porsche Taycan (pronounced TIE CON). But supposedly, this is the first passenger ride video to surface showing how this EV (Porsche’s first production electric vehicle) handles.

We enjoyed watching 600HP delivered by an all-wheel twin motor drive drift around a secret…Read more

Save Time & Money Spring Cleaning Your Car

Larry Kosilla of AMMO NYC is a YouTube star (nearly 1 million channel subscribers) when it comes to vehicle cleaning and detailing. Some of his processes take an entire day and the cost of the equipment, tools, and cleaners is significant. So when he released a  step-by-step video on how to save time and money when Spring…Read more

10 Tips For Safe Spring Driving

Once the weather warms up and the dangers of ice and snow are a distant memory, if you’re like most drivers, you think you can drop your vigilance when it comes to road hazards. In reality, it seems Spring introduces a broad range of safety concerns.

A recent Carwise article highlighted 10 potential spring driving safety threats….Read more

UV Coated, Heated Windshields, and Portable Radar Detectors: What To Know

To increase passenger comfort, many vehicle manufacturers utilize UV coated windshields to reduce heat buildup in the vehicle cabin. Often referred to as Low-E glass, infrared-reflective, solar glass, or athermic windshields, UV coated windshields have an almost transparent layer of metal film in the glass.

For drivers without factory installed UV coated windshields, metallic window…Read more

Autonomous Vehicles and K40 Laser Defusers: What You Need To Know

We were recently asked by a K40 dealer if LIDAR (Light Detecting And Ranging) technology use in autonomous (self-driving) vehicles might cause our Laser Defuser™ laser jammer products to give false alerts.

K40 has not received a single report of vehicles with LIDAR-based autonomous capabilities causing a false alert or any performance issues with our Laser Defusers.

That said, we…Read more

Radar Detectors Make Safer Drivers

It seems like not a day goes by that you don’t read, hear about, or personally experience the relatively new driving scourge term known as “distracted driving” Based on a formal definition of the term:

“distracted driving is any activity that diverts attention from driving, including talking or texting on your phone, eating and drinking, talking to people…Read more

Where The Fastest Drivers Live

Is your city on the America’s Fastest Drivers list? Here’s the top 25 from fastest to slowest:

1. Wichita, KS

2. Omaha, NE

3. Boise, ID

4. Portland, OR

5. Richmond, VA

6. Columbia, SC

7. Salt Lake City, UT

8. Minneapolis, MN

9. Charleston, SC

10. Virginia Beach, VA

11. Greenville, SC

12. Charlotte,…Read more

The Surprising Best-Selling Vehicle

There’s an unfortunate misconception by many drivers that they don’t need a radar detector because they don’t speed or their vehicle isn’t fast. With 41 million speeding tickets issued annually costing U.S. drivers over $6.2 billion in fines (which doesn’t include insurance premium increases!), many of these tickets are received by self-described safe drivers in…Read more

New Jersey Counties Speeding Ticket Ranking

In 2017, 176,060 speeding tickets were issued in New Jersey. 147,996 of them were handed out on non-toll roads throughout the state while 28,064 speeding tickets were written by state police on the Garden State’s three toll roads.

How does your county rank in the number of tickets issued? Read the entire NJ.com article  to find out…Read more

K40 Consult with K40 RLS2 Radar Detector

Check out this entertaining (yes, she really does throw away a competitor brand radar detector!) yet informative video from Shocker Racing on how the free K40 Consult helped them set up their RLS2 Radar/Laser Detector and kept James and his wife free from speeding tickets during their 3,000 mile road trip.