Tag: RADAR
February 16, 2024

4 Ways to Keep Young Driver Fatalities Down

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the leading cause of unintentional death for teens in the United States is motor vehicle crashes. Although teen drivers, aged 15 to 20, are the smallest age group of drivers, representing about five percent of all total drivers, this age group typically has the highest […]

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February 9, 2024

3 Benefits of Speed Awareness Products in Ski Towns During Tourist Season

Ski and snowboard resorts throughout the United States continue to see an uptick in visitors as more enthusiasts and vacationers partake in these cold-weather activities. Across the country, ski areas have had four consecutive seasons of increased skier visits, reports the Colorado Sun. For the 2022-23 season, historic snowfall across the western region drew nearly […]

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October 20, 2023

How to Choose Between K and Ka Band Police RADAR Systems

When it comes to RADAR detection, officers must be equipped with the right tools to ensure safety on the road and effective enforcement of traffic laws. One important decision you’ll face is choosing between K and Ka band antennas for your RADAR systems. In this blog post, we’ll break down the differences between these two […]

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September 29, 2023

Are Tuning Fork Tests Still Necessary?

Considering today’s emerging technology and advanced RADAR equipment, some agencies are now asking if tuning fork tests are relevant and still necessary. In this post, we will examine this question. While civilians may think of a tuning fork as a metal, two-pronged device used to adjust the pitch standards of a musical instrument, law enforcement […]

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July 31, 2023

Kustom Signals Leads the Way with Enforceable Evidence

Evidence is a key component when it comes to crime convictions. In the United States, “a presumption of innocence,” states Cornell Law School, “means that any defendant in a criminal trial is assumed to be innocent until they have been proven guilty.” How can guilt be proven? It often falls to evidence. Even individuals not […]

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July 21, 2023

How Camera Technology Is Evolving to Support Law Enforcement

Cameras are widely used by law enforcement officers as a reliable way to combat speed violators and capture evidence of law breaking. Major cities around the world and cross-continent highways all over the globe have installed speed cameras to make roads safer, turning them into one of the most valuable tools for traffic enforcement. According […]

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June 30, 2023

Helping Teens to Become Safe and Capable Drivers

The United States has nearly 230 million licensed drivers. Just over 11 million of those drivers are between the ages of 15 to 20 years old, according to the 2020 statistics compiled by the NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.) Tragically, motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for this age group (15 […]

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June 23, 2023

5 Vehicle Models Most Likely to Be Pulled Over for Speeding

As long as we have roadways and drivers, traffic violations will happen. An estimated 50,000 drivers are pulled over by law enforcement each day—about 20 million traffic stops annually. The causes of traffic stops range from expired plates to more serious infractions, such as distracted driving.  One of the most dangerous driving behaviors that can […]

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June 9, 2023

Kustom Signals Eagle 3 Certification Management Feature

In 2018, Kustom Signals released the revolutionary Eagle® 3 directional RADAR, which has since become an extremely popular choice among law enforcement agencies for the ultimate in RADAR technology. Eagle 3 Technology The first RADAR to independently verify the Doppler patrol speed without an electrical connection to the patrol vehicle, the Eagle 3 has patented […]

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May 12, 2023

How We All Can Prioritize Pedestrian Safety

Pedestrian deaths have increased by 60 percent over the last ten years. The GHSA (Governors Highway Safety Association) stated in a report from February 2023, “Drivers in the United States struck and killed 3,434 people in the first half of 2022.” The numbers rolling out of 2022 follow horrific numbers from 2021, a year that […]

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