If It Is Dangerous, Why Do We Still Text and Drive?

by TNyland 26. October 2018 08:30

LTI's Teen Driving Awareness Blog Series: Part Three

Mobile devices have been paving a way into our lives since 1973, but it wasn't until the mid-2000's that mobile devices started changing the way we live and interact. Ever since, we've been attached at the hip, slowly forming a societal addiction of constant contact. We never disconnect, even when we are behind the wheel, fostering a false perception of safe driving for future generations.

A recent study showed that drivers use their phones during 88 out of every 100 trips. It takes 27 seconds for a driver to regain full alertness after making any voice-activated command, texting or any act that takes your attention away from driving. More...

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Fostering Safe Driving Habits for your Newly Licensed Teen

by TNyland 24. October 2018 06:00

LTI's Teen Driving Awareness Blog Series: Part Two

We all start off as an inexperienced driver. We believe drivers training and the hours we've put in with our parents has made us road-ready. But just like anything, going out in the field for the first time is nothing compared to your classroom setting.

The first 18 months after your teen gets their license is statistically the most dangerous. Within that 18-month period, new drivers are four times more likely to get into an accident when compared to adults. Teen youth in America are injured and/or killed every day due to inexperienced and distracted drivers and is the leading cause of death for teenagers: totaling eleven teen deaths a day in the United States. That is a number that is just too high. More...

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Taking our Teens Too Early: The Epidemic Sweeping America

by TNyland 22. October 2018 06:00

LTI's Teen Driving Awareness Blog Series: Part 1

There is a current epidemic sweeping across America, taking eleven teen lives each day and rapidly consuming more each year. It has no feelings towards what socioeconomic status you have, or what race you are, but every year, it is getting more powerful, claiming the lives of more teens.

Motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of death for teens between the ages of 15 and 18 within the United States – ahead of all other types of injury, disease or violence. More...

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Preparing for Teen Driving Awareness Week

by TNyland 21. October 2018 06:08

LTI's Teen Driving Awareness Blog Series: Introduction

Communicate with your teen this week about the importance of safe driving during this year's Teen Driving Awareness Week, October 21st through October 27th. More...

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Laser Technology, Inc: Enter to Win Traffic Safety Package at IACP Conference 2018

by TNyland 13. September 2018 12:15

Whether you are looking to catch risky driving behavior in the act or are cleaning up the aftermath, Laser Technology has engineered some of the most advanced Traffic Safety equipment on the market today. At this year’s IACP conference in Orlando, FL October 6 – 9, Laser Technology, Inc., is offering a $10,000 traffic safety package towards an equipment and training that will help either combat dangerous driving behaviors or clear an accident scene faster. More...

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COPSWEST Training & Expo 2018

by admin 11. September 2018 10:10

Join Laser Technology, Inc. (LTI) at the COPSWEST Training & Expo an annual event of the California Peace Officer's Association. COPSWEST is being held September 17-20 at the Sacramento Convention Center in Sacramento, California. General Sessions, training, discussions, presentations, demos, networking and more, join us for this exciting and informative event. More...

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Eight States Conference, Montana 2018

by admin 10. September 2018 09:51

The Eight States Conference - Montana is being held September 16-20 at the The Lodge @ Whitefish Lake in Whitefish, MT. Hosted by the Montana Department of Justice, the conference brings state law enforcement officials together for discussions on compelling issues affecting law enforcement today.

Laser Technology, Inc. is showcasing our Traffic Safety products at at the conference and we look forward to showing attendees LTI's tools and devices. From speed enforcement, distracted driving and crash/crime scene mapping, Laser Technology, Inc. has got you covered. Stop by our exhibit and get hands-on demonstrations of such products as the QuickMap 3D Mapping system and the TruVISION photo/lidar speed measurement device.

See you at the Conference!

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What is Distracted Driving .. and What is Being Done to Help Stop This Behavior?

by admin 25. June 2018 09:15

Distracted Driving is a huge topic of discussion nowadays and not just the law enforcement arena. It is something on the minds of all of us. Accidents with injuries and fatalities on roadways are rising all over the world and are attributed to be caused by drivers who are distracted.

The definition of distracted driving from Dictionary.com is "the practice of driving a motor vehicle while engaged in another activity, typically one that involved the use of a mobile phone of other electronic device." This can include everything from talking or texting on your phone, eating, drinking, fiddling around with your radio or navigational system, putting on makeup, reaching to pick something up and even reading a book! Law enforcement has seen it all and cannot stress enough how important it is for drivers to fully pay attention while traveling on the road. More...

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Lifesavers Conference 2018

by admin 19. April 2018 08:54

Laser Technology, Inc. (LTI) is proud to be a part of the 2018 Lifesavers Conference. Taking place this year April 22 - 24 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas, this event is the National Conference on Highway Safety Priorities. This annual event is the largest gathering of highway safety professionals in the United States and offers attendees the invaluable opportunity to learn during workshop sessions, attend networking groups and hear from key experts in the industry. Key note speakers include Deborah Hersman, president and ceo of the National Safety Council, and Brigadier General Joe Ramirez, Commandant of the Corps of Cadets at Texas A&M University. More...

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Laser Technology Joins In to Remind People it's National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

by admin 6. April 2018 11:40
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Taking your eyes off the road, even just for two seconds doubles your chances of being involved in an accident. There it is, staring us all right in the face, and yet, distracted driving continues to rise to epidemic portions. Education is the key, keeping people informed to the staggering numbers that continue to increase showing just how dangerous it is to take your eyes off the road - even if 'just for a minute'.

During April - National Distracted Driving Awareness month - the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety and the NHTSA are getting those facts and figures out there. A recent study conducted by the AAA found that nine out of 10 drivers believe distracted driving is an epidemic and more dangerous than aggressive driving, drugged driving or drunk driving. More...

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