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How Multi-Channel Drive Recorders Benefit Commercial Vehicles

Windscreen dash cams are becoming popular pieces of tech. While they’re great for personal use, they don’t always capture everything. What happens if you need footage of something that wasn’t right in front of your vehicle? For commercial vehicles, the clear choice is to look at installing dedicated multi-channel drive recorders. (vandalism, accidents, road rage,…

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Record Everything With A Car Dash Cam

Car dash cams are becoming popular pieces of safety equipment in cars and vehicles all over the world. People who have them love them because of the extra layer of security they add to every drive. They’re convenient, affordable, and can capture valuable footage in case of an accident or other incident on the road….

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Avoid Costly Accidents with a Reversing Camera

As reversing cameras become more and more common as standard equipment on new cars, you might feel like you’re falling behind on car tech if your vehicle doesn’t have one. Even if your car is new or just a couple years old, maybe you just missed the boat with built-in reversing cameras. No matter how…

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Portable Radar/Laser Detectors to Consider for Your Vehicle

When we think of safety equipment in a vehicle, we usually think of seat belts, airbags, or other traditional car safety gear. But what about protection from speeding into an accident or other dangerous situation? Having a radar/laser detector in your car can help you keep your speed at a safe level without always having…

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Make your Drive Safer with a Reversing Camera

Reversing cameras are becoming common standard equipment on new cars for good reasons. A reversing camera can add a layer of safety not just for you, but for other motorists and pedestrians. With improved safety in cars also often comes with reduced visibility. Pillars are getting thicker all the time to protect us in rollover…

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Capture The Evidence You Need With A Vehicle Drive Recorder

It’s a fleet manager or professional driver’s worst nightmare. An accident happens, you or your driver aren’t at fault, but everyone has a different story for insurers and for the authorities. You can prevent this from happening by equipping your vehicle or your fleet with the right gear. The solution that no commercial vehicle should…

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You Won’t Believe what this Radar Laser Detector can Do

Radar detector technology has come a long way since its inception. They get more advanced and more sophisticated every year with new technologies and better design. There’s one radar detector in particular that blows away every other competing model. Before we talk specifics, why do you need a radar detector? A radar/laser detector can actually…

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Safer Driving with the Escort Redline Pro A Radar Detector

An essential piece of safety equipment you should consider for your vehicle is a radar/laser detector. A good radar/laser detector can improve the safety of your drive by helping you to monitor your speed. If you find yourself losing track of your speedometer or just don’t check it often enough, a radar/laser detector can help…

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Protecting your Fleet with Radar/Laser Detectors

Speeding fines are irritating and expensive. When you or someone in your fleet gets a speeding ticket, it’s a business expense that’s totally preventable. Not to mention the risk of you or your fleet driver losing their license. Since it’s common to encounter both laser and radar detection from law enforcement, the best way to…

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Dash Cams: Bonus Features To Look For

Dash cams are becoming popular accessories for drivers everywhere. We don’t usually think of cameras as being safety equipment, but modern dash cams have become so advanced that they make a big impact on our safety on the road. If you’re not sure what you’re looking for in a dash cam, here are some important specs…

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Reversing Camera Technology For Passenger Vehicles

Crashing into something (or someone) while driving in reverse is a very unpleasant experience. People usually bump into bollards and signs leaving only minor scratches and dents, but when you reverse into a person or another car, the outcome can have dire consequences. That’s exactly what happened to the owner of a rare Ferrari 458…

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Make Reversing a Whole Lot Easier & Safer with a Reverse Camera

No matter how careful or how cautious we are, there is always a chance we’re going to miss something when we reverse our vehicles – a steel bollard, a tree, rubbish bin, a mailbox. But many more serious accidents happen when reversing every day. If you think it’s harder now than it used to be…

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Speed Measuring Equipment in Australia

Through the Freedom of Information Act, we were able to obtain full lists for each state of every speed measuring device (speed cameras, laser guns and radar guns) currently used in Australia. As we all know, technology changes and police departments in each state update the equipment used. So we will endeavour to keep this list…

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Motorists Beware: New Speeding Camera Trap In WA

Western Australian motorists need to be aware of a new type of speeding camera trap being introduced into the state. The cameras, also known as point-to-point speed cameras or average speed cameras, automatically records the time a particular vehicle has taken to travel over a set distance. If that time is less than a preset…

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Commercial Reversing Camera Systems Reduce Blind Spot Hazards

Commercial vehicles usually operate at a tight schedule, and even if not, time is often a key component of the services they provide. When drivers are rushing to complete service calls, deliveries and pickups on time sometimes safety may take second place. Most times drivers will take care when they see a potential safety hazard…

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Using Dash Cams To Save Against Insurance Fraud & Unfair Fines

If you’re an experienced driver, you’ve probably seen your share of road rage, risky driving and collisions. You may have also found yourself in one of those close calls that make you slam the brakes putting yourself and other passengers at risk of injury. Even the most capable drivers out there sometimes become unwilling participants…

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Queensland Police Rollout High-tech Speed Camera

Drivers travelling through north-west Queensland will need to be extra vigilant now as police have fielded the Vitronic Poliscan laser speed camera. This new camera has the ability to check the speed of a number of cars and over several lanes at once.  The Poliscan laser speed camera is less prone to speed reading errors so it…

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Speed Camera Theft Doesn’t Actually Prevent A Fine

A speeding motorist perhaps at the thought of receiving a fine cut the casing from a 4 metre pole in Launceston Tasmania and stole the camera. Police say the thief or thieves would have used a portable angle grinder and would have been there for a considerable time. The thief (or thieves) stole the camera…

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Are Police Officers Unfairly Penalising Drivers?

Speak to many motorists in Australia and they’ll say speed cameras are placed in optimal spots to raise revenue for the government and not actually to reduce speeding behaviour. Motorists are often caught out by unfair tactics by police using speeding cameras. In a recent article it was found that police weren’t following guidelines for…

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Dash Cam Buyer’s Guide

We have all seen Dash Cam videos on YouTube and on TV – the funny, the scary and even the bizarre. Previously only police cars had Dash Cams installed, but as prices have dropped, ordinary people have started installing them in their vehicles. In some countries, such as Russia and Korea, millions of drivers have…

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How does a Speed Camera or Radar Gun work?

To understand how radar detectors work, you first have to know what they’re detecting. The concept of measuring vehicle speed with radar is very simple. A basic speed gun is just a radio transmitter and receiver combined into one unit. A radio transmitter is a device that oscillates an electrical current so the voltage goes…

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NESA Robust Rear View Camera Article

Limited driver view can be a big problem for large and heavy vehicles. The potential damage to smaller vehicles, other assets and injury to ground personnel is a constant concern for operators. Fortunately Neltronics (and NESA) have an answer with our robust rear view camera systems which were recently written up in the January 2016…

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Vehicle Reverse Cameras Prevent “Oh Bugger!”

Nothing worse than hitting a pole, tree or other fixed object that you couldn’t see when you were reversing your car. Take for example, the field of view we are accustomed to while driving a vehicle and the numerous blind spots that we have grown familiar with having. When moving in reverse we are in…

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Cameras Reduce Reversing Mishaps

One of the biggest challenges that those driving large semi-trucks must master when obtaining their license is learning to successfully reverse these vehicles into seemingly impossible loading zones.  Many buildings and warehouses were designed to maximize the space they have available and not to allow semi-trucks the maneuvering space required to access these locations.  Considering…

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Employing Reverse Camera Technological Innovations

The first ever self-driving semi-truck has been released onto the world and employs numerous cutting edge technologies that allow this behemoth of a vehicle to navigate the roads completely free from human intervention.  While this revolution in human ingenuity is available to researchers and scientists it is not yet an option for the everyday businessman…

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Improve Driving Safety with Reverse Cameras

Imagine this typical scenario, you walk out of your home and get into your car and get situated within the driver’s seat.  You fasten your seatbelt, check your mirrors for any obstacles and slowly slip the car into reverse to move slowly out of the garage. As your car begins to move you suddenly hear…

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Protecting Drivers From Hidden Dangers With Vehicle Reverse Cameras

We all feel confident in our ability as a driver and think that our own vigilance will protect us from potential accidents.  We double check the perimeter of the vehicle, we adjust our mirrors, but no amount of checking and double-checking can help to protect us from an accident like a vehicle reverse camera. The…

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Driving Made Easy With Reversing Cameras

We live in an era of unparalleled dynamism. New innovations in technology have contributed to a great extent in making our lives easier. Modern technological marvels have helped achieve things that were considered unachievable in previous years. Devices like laptops and smartphones have, in all ways possible, made the redundant and mundane tasks of our…

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The Russian Dashcam Revolution

Courtesy: Sunday Night / Channel 7 / Reporter: Denham Hitchcock / Producer: Dale Padget / Air Date: September 1, 2014 Russia’s viral videos are a windscreen-wide view of the high-risk behavior and unlawfulness on their roads. Sunday Night reporter Denham Hitchcock travelled to Moscow to witness one of the illegal street races that are just…

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Tougher traffic penalties for West Australian drivers

CALLA WAHLQUIST and AAP PerthNow July 03, 2014 Road Safety Minister Liza Harvey announces tougher traffic penalties — $400 fine for mobile use DRIVERS caught using a mobile phone can expect a $400 fine — up from $250 — under tougher traffic penalties announced today by Road Safety Minister Liza Harvey. And motorists who speed,…

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