Tag: Speed Enforcement
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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January 19, 2024

Top Technologies from 2023 that Can Benefit Law Enforcement Agencies

Humanity has become increasingly reliant upon technology. As new and advanced tech is introduced, the more we integrate it into our lives. Technology permeates all areas of our lives, especially in the workplace. It’s essential to most businesses, including law enforcement agencies, and continues to offer multiple benefits, from enhanced safety to cost and time […]

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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 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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April 3, 2023

4 Ways to Protect Pedestrians with Safer Speeds

Pedestrian fatalities caused by vehicular accidents are at an all-time high. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports 6,516 pedestrians were killed in traffic crashes in 2020. Unfortunately, that number increased by more than 11 percent in 2021 to 7,485 – that’s roughly 20 deaths a day. In fact, pedestrian deaths have been rising […]

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