December 9, 2022

How to Promote Traffic Enforcement During the Holidays

With COVID-19 restrictions barely in the rear-view mirror, holiday travel numbers for 2022 are nearing or at pre-pandemic levels. More travelers may be opting for air travel this year, but the numbers are holding steady for holiday road trips, both near and far. It’s time to prepare for the influx of vehicles on not only […]

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December 1, 2022

How Your Agency Can Use Variable Message Signs to Collect Data

At some point during a commute or road trip, every driver has seen some type of variable message sign above or along the side of the roadways. Variable message signs (VMS) are digital road signs that use LED lights that display a variety of changing messages to commuters. While they are sometimes attached to a […]

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November 18, 2022

How to Improve the Safety of Rural Roads in America 

At Kustom Signals, we offer products for law enforcement agencies who are interested in improving the safety of their jurisdiction – no matter the size and population. Speeding is one of the leading causes of danger on highways and byways, but can be much more deadly in rural areas. Here are some recommendations on how […]

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October 28, 2022

What to Expect in a Speed Enforcement Program

The fact that speeding poses a huge threat to public safety is well documented. According to the NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration), speeding has been involved in approximately one-third of all motor vehicle fatalities for over two decades. In 2020, speeding was a contributing factor in 29% of all traffic fatalities. NHTSA and FHA […]

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September 29, 2022

Kustom Signals Presents Speed Awareness Webinar

Police departments need support in the fight to decrease traffic related fatalities. Learn how new speed awareness equipment and technologies can help. Kustom Signals is hosting a free online webinar to discuss speed enforcement solutions on Thursday, October 6th at 11AM Central. If the webinar time doesn’t work out for your schedule, we’ll be sending […]

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September 16, 2022

How Speed Awareness Products Can Help with Officer Shortages Across the Nation 

In New York City, there is a dearth of police officers on the payroll. Everyone is lining up for retirement funds or they are simply resigning. This does stem partly from the COVID-19 pandemic. However, after the baby boomer generation fully retires, we can expect to see this happening across a variety of industries throughout […]

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August 30, 2022

The Beginner’s Guide for Effective Use of Your Handheld RADAR

RADAR (Radio Detection And Ranging) is the most common method of checking speed, with about 100,000 in use nationwide. It is the tool of choice by most traffic police officers, but how does it work? A RADAR gun works by sending a signal to a passing vehicle, and the signal bounces back and returns to […]

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August 22, 2022

Drones Provide Assistance With Accident Documentation

In recent years, technological advancements have provided a variety of tools that offer much needed help for law enforcement. Particularly at a time when police departments tend to be understaffed, these types of technologies offer ways to extend their law enforcement capabilities. While tools like RADAR and LIDAR are designed to prevent the bad driving […]

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December 10, 2021

The Speeding Pandemic Is Also Yet to Stop

The 2020 lockdowns saw a sharp increase in speeding and road fatalities across the US, and this trend is yet to reverse. Why are American drivers still speeding, and what can we learn from the traffic statistics?

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October 20, 2021

The Benefits of Covert Traffic Data Collection

One of the most important, and seldom recognized, tasks of most police departments is to help keep their communities safe on the roads.  As much as the average member of the public can be trusted to keep themselves and the people around them safe, it only takes one reckless driver to create a tragedy. We […]

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