Increase in Traffic Safety Awareness Means America's Roadways are Safer than Ever

by kharrold 12. January 2015 10:14

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently reported that there was a decline in traffic fatalities in 2013. Part of the United States Department of Transportation (DOT), the NHTSA annually releases data detailing many different traffic statistics, from deaths on roadways to drunken driving incidents, resulting in death. The 2013 Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) data tracks traffic crashes within the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. The NHTSA states that to be included in the data, a crash must include a motor vehicle driving on a public roadway and one or more deaths must occur within 30 days as a result of a crash. More...

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Prosecutor's Office Donation Enables Purchase of TruCAM

by kharrold 12. November 2014 10:43

Officers at the Jefferson, Ohio Police Department recently received a monetary gift that enabled them to purchase an LTI 20/20 TruCAM, a top of the line video speed enforcement equipment manufactured by Laser Technology, Inc. The Star Beacon, a local newspaper, originally reported the story about Ashtabula County Prosecutor Nicholas Iarocci through the Prosecutor's Office Law Enforcement Trust Fund (LETF). Read full article on donation to Jefferson Police Department. More...

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Traffic Safety Grants Benefit Police Departments

by mphippen 5. November 2014 12:03

Get State of the Art Technology by Winning Grant Funding

Laser Technology, Inc. (LTI) has long advocated the use of grants to help secure TruCam, DBC, TruSpeed, and QuickMap for accident investigation. In an online article on "Your West Valley.com" it announced a highway safety grant awarded to the Surprise, AZ Police Department picking up a $46,725.00 grant which will include new LIDAR instruments. Read article: Surprise police awarded highway-safety grants. More...

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2014 NLEC Participants Win In More Ways Than One

by kharrold 23. October 2014 11:46

Laser Technology, Inc. (LTI) ) and IACP's National Law Enforcement Challenge (NLEC) organization joined forces leading up to the 2014 NLEC application deadline on May 1, 2014, to educate applicants about the changes to the program. LTI and NLEC representatives co-hosted three webcasts, from October 2013 to February 2014, preparing applicants for the application process. Five complete enforcement systems were gifted by LTI to departments who participated in the webcast series and the National Law Enforcement Challenge. Winners received an LTI 20/20 TruCAM, a fully integrated laser speed device and digital video camera capable of capturing high resolution images of a violator's license plate, or a TruSpeed Sxb and LaserSoft SpeedCapture app, a complete enforcement system with 7-power scope magnification. More...

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Connecticut Towns Integrate Plans to Keep Pedestrians Safer

by kharrold 23. October 2014 11:13

Laser Technology's TruSpeed Laser Speed Gun Used to Help Enforce Local Traffic Laws

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When the term traffic safety is used we don't always think about pedestrians and how they fit into this picture. Yet, dangerous driving is a very real threat to people on foot and other non-motorized vehicles. An article recently published by the Tri-State Transportation Campaign features details about the comprehensive safe streets initiative launched in Bridgeport, CT. Several pedestrians have been killed by motorists in the town in the last four years, prompting Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch to bring attention to the fatal matter. More...

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SpeedCapture App Has New Functionality and Improved Workflow

by kharrold 23. October 2014 11:00

Putting Photo Speed Enforcement Capabilities in the Hands of Officers Around the Globe.

Laser Technology, Inc., (LTI) announced, on October 22, the release of an updated LaserSoft SpeedCapture App for Android operating systems. SpeedCapture is used in conjunction with the TruSpeed Sxb Bluetooth laser, allowing for photo evidence collection at a price that any department can afford. Officers can use the Sxb/SpeedCapture enforcement system to collect indisputable proof of distracted driving, seatbelt, HOV lane and speeding violations. Enforcement records can be automatically uploaded to a secure server or downloaded to any work station, eliminating the possibility of the officer's smartphone to be confiscated for evidence purposes. More...

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Following Too Closely Crackdown in Colorado Town of Parker

by kharrold 15. October 2014 14:09

Parker, Colorado is just a few miles from the Laser Technology, Inc. (LTI), Corporate Headquarters and is home to many LTI employees and their families, along with about 45,000 other Coloradoans. Parker made CNN Money Magazine's Best Places to live list in 2013 and is listed as one of the 50 safest towns in America for your family. More...

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West Australia Using UltraLyte with Long Range Lens for Speed Enforcement

by kharrold 2. October 2014 10:26

No nonsense enforcement recently started in the western part of Australia using the LTI 20/20 UltraLyte fashioned with a long-range lens, as seen in this video below. Australian news sources report that fines will be up to 5 times higher than before September 26, 2014, when the new enforcement began. The increased police presence and fines are warranted because Western Australia has one of the worst road safety records in the country. More...

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Laser Technology Speed Lasers Assist New York State with Enforcement

by kharrold 18. September 2014 14:00

New York news station WGRZ featured a news story this week about two of the state's top ten "speed traps." A speed trap commonly refers to a place where vehicle speeds are known to frequently exceed posted limits and police or troopers sit to pull over speeders. Speed reduction zones, school zones or high-speed freeways, in addition to certain geographic features, can be contributing factors in why drivers exceed the limit in those locations. More...

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Laser Technology, Inc. Presents Distracted Driving Solution at IACP

by kharrold 11. September 2014 08:45

The number of distracted drivers is growing at an alarming rate in all segments of the population making innovative technology necessary to improve enforcement. During an upcoming IACP Solutions Theatre Presentation, Laser Technology, Inc. (LTI), the National Sheriffs' Association and the National Law Enforcement Challenge are teaming up to talk about new technology, share best practices and exemplify successful campaigns that have positively impacted the epidemic of distracted driving. More...

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