What is Aggressive Driving?

by mphippen 9. November 2012 08:21

You’re in the fast lane going the speed limit maybe a bit more, when you see in the rearview mirror another driver inches from your bumper flashing their headlights! You immediately retaliate and start pumping the brakes while gesticulating a digit salute. This is how it starts. I euphemistically call it “Idiots behind the Wheel.” I hesitate to call it style or lack thereof, but this style of driving is all about selfishness. This menace perceives their time as far more important than yours or mine, so you had better get out of the way! Who are these people? 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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TruCAM Selected As Best Solution for Traffic Safety In India

by mphippen 31. October 2012 09:39

According to the State Department travel by road in India is dangerous. India leads the world in traffic-related deaths! This got the attention of the authorities and has begun to take steps to reverse this dubious moniker.

The Transportation Research Institute at the University of Michigan quoted official statistics of 105,725 people killed and 452,922 injured in road traffic crashes in India in 2006. According to the Transportation More...

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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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Laser Technology Attending the NSA/POAN Conference

by admin 8. October 2012 12:13

The NSA/POAN Conference, Nebraska's largest law enforcement expo for police, sheriff, and other law enforcement professionals is being held October 28 - 31, 2012 at the Younes Conference Center in Kearney, Nebraska. Laser Technology will be in attendance exhibiting such Traffic Safety products More...

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