Paris is testing a noise radar system that could begin issuing tickets to owners of vehicles that surpass noise ordinances this fall.
High-Tech Cordon Photo Radar Trap Could Catch EVERYONE...
If you've previously taken a few liberties with speed, knowing that a radar trap will catch someone else instead, then you'd better hope your local law enforcement won't be using one of these any time soon... The Cordon photo radar system is the latest in radar speed detection technology, able to...Antony Ingram
Cobra Electronics Launches iRadar Connected Community App
If you consider awareness of radar speed traps and checkpoints to be a vital component of your defensive driving armoury, then you may already have heard of Cobra Electronics Corporation. You'll also know that they're a market leader in radar detection systems, and the company has today announced a...Antony Ingram
Canadian Engineer Develops Cheaper Collision Detection Tech
Nobody, save for perhaps stunt drivers, likes to crash. Even if you're lucky enough to escape injury, accidents invariably mean months of insurance nightmare, dozens of phone calls to people you dislike conversing with, considerable expense and almost certainly time off the road. General consensus...Antony Ingram
More Things Lawmakers Will Hate: Cobra iRadar for Android Debuts April 4
Last week, four U.S. Senators expressed outrage over smartphone apps designed to reveal the location of DUI checkpoints. As they said in letters to Apple, Google, and Blackberry, "Giving drunk drivers a free tool to evade checkpoints, putting innocent families and children at risk, is a matter of...Richard Read
'Talking Car' Technology Could Reduce Accidents, Save Lives
The first image that comes into your head when talking cars are mentioned is probably the smiling face of Lightning McQueen from the Disney Pixar film Cars, voiced by Owen Wilson. In reality though the concept of 'talking' cars is less fun-filled but a lot more useful and could save thousands of...Antony Ingram
Can't keep your thumbs off your iPhone while you're driving? Tend to get too many speeding tickets? Cobra may have your answer: a radar detector that uses your iPhone for a multifunctional display. Aside from killing your bad behind-the-wheel texting habits, it can help keep you sharp when driving through speed trap territory, just like any other radar detector. And by joining forces with the iPhone, it can give detailed readouts on speed, presence of redlight cameras, known speed traps, and dangerous intersections in addition to offering visual alerts. It even keeps a history of alerts...