TruCAM Plays Important Role in Revealing the Travesty of Texting While Driving!

by mphippen 12. November 2013 14:43

For nearly two years now we've repeatedly featured blogs pointing out the many examples death and injury caused by the deadly act of texting while driving. We also advised law enforcement professionals that TruCAM is the perfect tool for the difficult task of enforcing anti-texting laws. Just when you thought it couldn't get any worse…it does! More...

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TruCAM Could Help Enforce Georgia Anti-Texting Law

by mphippen 5. November 2012 11:37

Have you ever driven around the Atlanta, GA. area? I have. Next to the D.C. Beltway, driving in and around the Atlanta area is just plain suicidal! Hwy 75 and the 285 Loop at nearly all interchanges becomes a crap shoot! Like a NASCAR crash with the track obscured by smoke, closing your eyes and standing on the gas pedal might be the best one can hope for to get through! If you’ve ever had the dubious honor of driving the local roadways you'll no doubt agree.

In a 10/30/12 article, the Associated Press stated that since July 1, 2010 when the GA Anti-texting law More...

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Traffic Fatalities On the Rise - Is Texting While Driving the Culprit?

by mphippen 21. October 2012 11:44

Why are traffic fatalities going up? This is a fair question to ask, particularly since we’ve enjoyed a decade of decline! This uptick is reflected in nearly all categories! In Stark County Ohio not only have they seen an increase in traffic deaths, but its almost doubled! More...

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Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day - Don't Be Distracted, Drive Safely

by mphippen 11. October 2012 13:25

TruCAM Best Tool for Distracted Driving Campaigns

According to a posting by WCTV in Tallahassee, FL NHTSA says there were 32,000 traffic deaths in 2011. What made it compelling though was how they broke it out to equal nearly 90 deaths per day! This is a staggering number when you think about it. Billions of tax dollars are spent each year on education, support, PSA's, and enforcement campaigns to affect everything from bicycle safety to impaired driving yet we're still losing 90 lives per day on our nation's roadways! More...

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NHTSA Releases Traffic Fatalities Projections for First Half of 2012

by mphippen 10. October 2012 14:19

TruCAM and DBC Software Help Officers Enforce Traffic Safety.

According to the 2012 third quarter edition of “On the Safe Side” a monthly newsletter published by the AARP, NHTSA has just released their projections for fatalities the first half of this year indicating a 9% increase totaling 16,290! “It represents the largest increase in the first six months of a year since numbers were first projected in 1975.” The newsletter went on to list professionals responsible for driver safety such as; More...

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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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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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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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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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