Distracted Driving Study Shows Sixth Sense Interfered by Texting

by admin 18. August 2017 12:54

Distracted driving has become a worldwide epidemic claiming thousands of lives a year. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that distracted driving is responsible for 3,477 people killed and 391,000 injured in motor vehicle crashes in the 2015 year. To break that down even more, each and every day in the United States alone, approximately 9 people are killed and more than 1,000 injured in accidents involving distracted driving. These statistics are scary and sobering facts. It is important that we all understand what happens when we do something else while we are behind the wheel of a vehicle. More...

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Cracking Down on Dangerous Driving

by admin 17. July 2017 13:32

A special traffic campaign, named Operation Southern Shield, is happening July 17th - 23rd all across the Southeast to enforce traffic safety laws and help people arrive alive to their destination. Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida law enforcement have teamed up to crack down on traffic violations, including speeding, distracted driving and impaired driving. More...

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Distracted Driving A Growing Problem on Colorado Highways

by admin 9. May 2017 13:29

One of the biggest problems happening on Colorado's busy highways today is distracted driving. Officers state that this is a problem that has gotten out of control. In an recent interview with Channel 9 News - KUSA, Special Operations Commander Eric Schmit states, "Almost at any time in Colorado you can look over to the person next to you and see them operating some kind of electronic device". He further states that driving I-25 (one of the busiest corridors in Colorado) probably 6-8 accidents will happen during rush hour traffic. Most of these accidents would be preventable as at least half of them will be due to texting and talking on cell phones while driving. More...

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LTI's TruPulse Tactical Laser Rangefinder Reviewed

by admin 17. March 2017 14:00

Laser Technology's TruPulse Tactical Laser Rangefinder (LRF) was used by a participant during the Mammoth Sniper Challenge 2017. This event is a 4-day precision rifle shooting competition held at Rockcastle Shooting Center in Park City, Kentucky. Held January 5th - 8th, participants and their equipment dealt with extremely cold temperatures of which ran from -2 and 21 degrees Fahrenheit.More...

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LTI's UltraLyte in Transporter Refueled

by admin 10. March 2017 12:29

The Transporter Refueled movie (2015) starring Ed Skrein as Frank Martin, a former special-ops mercenary, makes the mission become personal when his father, played by Ray Stevenson, is kidnapped and taken hostage. The rules in this sequel remain the same for the transporter - don't open the package, don't ask for names, and never change the deal.

During an exciting high-speed chase on the roadways of the French Riviera, major traffic violations are broken. As the transporter races along hairpin twists and turns with his 'packages' there are multiple car and motorcycle crashes, running of stop signs and red lights, and a heart pounding police chase. During this scene, a motorcycle police officer uses LTI's UltraLyte laser speed gun as the transporter's car comes flying out from an underpass as the chase continues. More...

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Albania Law Officials Train To Use TruCAM for Speed Enforcement

by admin 10. February 2017 13:23

The police academy in Tirana, Albania was the heart of a special training held for law enforcement officials in January on using Laser Technology's TruCAM. For the very first time, these officers used lidar camera systems and learned how they can best employ them for enforcing the speed limit in their country.

For three days, which consisted of two groups each attending 1 1/2 days, Franck Margerin, European Sales Director of Laser Technology, along with TCN, LTI's dealer in Tirana, explained and demonstrated how to use the photo speed enforcement laser. More...

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Speed Enforcement Named Number One Highlight for 2016 in Trinidad

by admin 23. January 2017 11:47

The enforcement of the speed limit using the LTI 20/20 TruCAM has certainly paid off in Trinidad and Tobago. Richie Sookhai, president of the Chaguanas Chamber of Industry and Commerce, and Daphne Bartlett, president of the San Fernando Business Association, were asked by Business Day to list the top five highlights for 2016. Both responded with naming enforcement of the speed limit as the number one highlight of 2016. More...

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New Jersey State Police Add LTI 20/20 TruSpeed S to Speed Enforcement Equipment Inventory

by rturriff 19. December 2016 10:43

Over the years, speed enforcement efforts throughout New Jersey have steadily declined. You might be wondering why? This occurred because officers throughout the state indicated that transferring their large equipment from their patrol vehicles to enforce speeds became too cumbersome. More...

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Distracted Driving Considered a Culprit as Traffic Deaths Increase in First Half of 2016

by admin 16. December 2016 09:53

Traffic fatalities jumped up by 10.4% in the first six months of 2016. A sobering fact that was released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in October. If this trend continues, then this will mean that 2016 will be the highest year on record since 1966 when there were 35,000 traffic fatalities total for the year.

U.S. Highways are becoming more dangerous to drive on and this trend has been rising since late 2014 when the economy started to improve. With the recovery of the economy, more and more people are now driving and going places. Drivers distracted by smartphones and texting is a huge contributor to these alarming increases in fatalities. More...

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Laser Technology, Inc. Celebrates 30th Anniversary at IACP Conference 2016

by rturriff 11. November 2016 10:26

Tremendous give-a-ways, a 30th year anniversary cake and new product introductions made this year’s International Chiefs of Police Conference (IACP) one to remember. With over 17,000 people in attendance, LTI provided live demos and handed out prizes to hundreds and hundreds of attendees from around the world. LTI also hosted a live presentation during the conference and incorporated a fun and exciting game into this year’s booth activities. More...

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