Indiana State Police Enforce Tailgating and Speeding with LIDAR

by mphippen 24. October 2012 14:26

THE TECHNOLOGY IS HERE…is your department ready to make a difference?

Have you ever been driving down the highway whistling to a favorite tune, and for once actually enjoying the drive when a quick glance in the rearview mirror changes everything? There it is, the entire grill of a Peterbilt bearing down on you changing your demeanor from calm to abject fear! The “Fight or Flight” adrenaline kicks in but while driving which one is available? Meanwhile the truck driver continues to harass while you drive ‘white knuckled.’ More...

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Departments Nationwide Take Advantage of LTI’s Mapping Solutions

by mphippen 23. October 2012 10:42

COMPARATIVELY SPEAKING…THERE IS NO COMPARISON!

Next to safety, congestion has become the most critical challenge facing our highway system. Congestion continues to worsen to the point at which Americans spend 4.2 billion hours a year stuck in traffic at a cost of $78.2 billion a year in wasted time and fuel costs--$710 per motorist. The FHWA has factored in the approximately 6,800,000 crashes on our nation’s roadways each year adding $230 billion per year 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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Laser (Lidar) Speed Guns Compared in Police Magazine's Sept. Issue

by mphippen 19. October 2012 09:26

Since 1990 Laser Technology Continues to Deliver Quality Through Innovation.

For the high tech minded you’re already aware of LTI’s 22 year dominance in the law enforcement marketplace. Given we were the first laser speed gun ever to be used for enforcement, I suppose that shouldn’t surprise anyone.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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LTI Historical Moment - The TruCAM

by admin 1. October 2012 11:01

Mike Phippen of Laser Technology recalls how the TruCAM came to be.

What laser speed measurement device is still needed? For more than 15 years, LTI laser speed guns allowed synchronization with a separate video camera and computer for complete speed violation data including a high-resolution photo of a license plate. This came in the form of the Laser/Micro DigiCam.More...

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LTI Laser Speed Gun Detects Tailgating for Florida Officers

by admin 20. September 2012 09:34

Ultralyte 100 LR w/ DBC Brings Lakeland and other Florida cities into the World of Technology.

A number of cities in Florida have moved into the world of high technology by using a new laser speed gun to assist officers in tailgating enforcement. Lakeland officially unveiled the use of this laser gun on Wednesday. Fox 13, My Tampa Bay provided news coverage as officers put LTI's Ultralyte 100 LR with DBC through the paces of catching tailgaters.More...

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Crowd Sourced Data - Cutting-Edge Technology for Traffic Safety

by mphippen 5. September 2012 12:57

God forbid the government check with the private sector before spending millions on a pilot program to demonstrate “This cutting-edge technology” called “Crowd Sourced Data” or CSD. INRIX, the largest provider of CSD has been gathering traffic data since 2005. “INRIX began by collecting data from long-haul freight trucks, local delivery trucks, taxi cabs, airport shuttles, etc… equipped with GPS receivers and two-way connectivity.” Fleet vehicles are still a major component of its system. “We provide the traffic information that helps them do next-day planning and plan their routes for all of their vehicles, says Jim Bak Communications Director for INRIX. More...

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L & W Engineering Participate in TT Police Caravan

by smiller 4. September 2012 15:11

L & W Engineering Equipment, Ltd., a dealer for Laser Technology, participated in the “Police Caravan”, a public awareness initiative done by the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service which moves from district to district sensitizing the public of the activities of the police service. The Acting Police Commissioner was on-site at the Caravan's program and had a hands-on session / demonstration of the TruCAM with Monique of L&W. More...

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