Distracted Driving...More Than a Simple Text

by mphippen 2. September 2012 11:52

What you see below are stats from the Los Angeles Central (Traffic) Bureau one of if not the largest Traffic Division in the world. Do you notice anything peculiar about them? Or do they look familiar? They should because they mirror every other major metropolitan area in the country. Top of the list is almost always excessive or ‘unsafe speed.’ More...

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Speed Limit Enforcement in Trinidad

by admin 29. August 2012 13:59

TruCAM and TruSpeed S Provide Solutions to Managing Speed Enforcement

Driving too fast, causing unnecessary accidents, breaking the speed limit, this sounds all too familiar; and enforcing the speed limit is one of the major problems that law officers are dealing with in Trinidad and Tobago today.

CTV First Up Paul Richards and Jessie May Ventour interviews Brent Batson, Director of National Road Safety Council on the 'high tech' speed guns which were tested during early August in Trinidad, Tobago area. LTI TruCAM and TruSpeed S were used during the speed enforcement testing More...

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LTI Provides High Tech Tools for Law Enforcement

by mphippen 28. August 2012 13:21

TruCAM and DBC technology are some of the high tech tools that are making a difference in enforcing the law for Longmont Police, giving them a safer, quicker and more efficient way to provide evidence beyond a shadow of a doubt of speeding infractions, following too closely or even mapping accident scenes.

In the recent article, Longmont Police Go High Tech, Pierrette J. Shields of Longmont Times-Call“ writes, "It probably isn't what comes to mind when you think "Robocop," but Longmont police are using more and more technology to enforce the laws, and officers say it is saving time and improving accuracy.” More...

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GPEC 2012 in Leipzig Germany

by admin 24. August 2012 09:12

The GPEC (General Police Equipment Exhibition & Conference) is Europe’s biggest closed specialised trade fair for police and special equipment. In it's 7th year, the annual conference takes place on September 11-13, More...

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Distracted Driving aka Texting While Driving Violations Caught On Film by Logan Police Department

by mphippen 21. August 2012 09:38

Utah's law defines careless driving as committing a moving violation (other than speeding) while distracted by use of a handheld cell phone or other activities not related to driving...

While state laws prohibiting the use of cell phones, texting, GPS, eating, personal grooming, and reading the newspaper or any other thing besides watching the road is well intentioned, the actual enforcement of such laws remain a challenge. The laws were written by legislators who answer to their constituents, but the execution is once again left to law enforcement to figure out. More...

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LTI's Laser Speed Guns Tested for Speed Enforcement in Trinidad

by mphippen 15. August 2012 09:55

What is it about human nature that makes many drivers take advantage of others even at the risk of personal injury or death? Whatever it is, it's the primary reason we need police to enforce the laws. A very interesting example of this phenomenon took place in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad & Tobago in early August. As we all know the mantra of NHTSA and most State Highway Safety offices is Education, Engineering, and Enforcement, the three E's of traffic safety. More...

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Join LTI at the Annual Governors Highway Safety Association Meeting

by admin 20. July 2012 11:58

The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) 2012 Annual Meeting, "Public Health + Highway Safety: Saving Lives Together" is being held on August 26-29 at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel in Baltimore, MD. Laser Technology, Inc. will be demonstrating speed enforcement and tailgating enforcement products such as the TruSpeed product series and the TruCAM. Visit the LTI in booth #202 and get a hands-on demo from Andy Hill showing how LTI products help keep our highways safer. More...

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Distracted Driving Causing Safety Issues on Highways

by mphippen 6. July 2012 10:32

The TruCAM can provide videographic evidence of offenders.


In an Associated Press article No elegant technical fixes for distracted driving published on June 11, 2012 it discussed the well known dangers of distracted driving and lamented over the fact any real gadgetry exists that prevents a driver from using the phone or texting while at the wheel. More...

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Explore the latest developments in DUI enforcement at the IPTM Symposium

by admin 17. June 2012 10:47

The IPTM (Institute of Police Technology and Management) Symposium on Alcohol and Drug Impaired Driving Enforcement is being held at the Tradewind Island Resorts on St. Pete Beach, FL July 9 - 11, 2012. A great opportunity to network, see the latest developments and technology in DUI enforcement and prosecution, and attend informative sessions.More...

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Alabama 38th State to Ban Texting While Driving

by mphippen 16. May 2012 07:43

The TruCAM Provides Hard Data for Officers' Judgment Calls


The GHSA (Governors Highway Safety Association) announced in a May 8 GHSA Press Release that Alabama has become the 38th State to ban texting while driving. That's fantastic! It's hard to imagine any state legislature's reasoning for NOT passing laws prohibiting texting or cell phone usage while driving. There's no need for statistics, as each and every one of us has either been guilty of or been involved in a near-miss with someone engaged with a cell phone. More...

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