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Category: Safety

Rear View Safety Introduces 7″ Digital Quad View Color Monitor with Built-In DVR

Rear View Safety Introduces 7″ Digital Quad View Color Monitor with Built-In DVR

| January 19, 2018

Rear View Safety, an industry leader in the sales and distribution of vehicle safety solutions, including backup camera systems, backup sensor systems, driver fatigue systems, mobile DVR’s, and dash cameras, has introduced the RVS-3710-DVR 7″ Digital Quad View Color Monitor with Built-in DVR. The advanced monitor includes a GPS antenna used to log the vehicle’s […]

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Directed Acquires Alcohol Detection

Directed Acquires Alcohol Detection

| January 18, 2018

Directed, a leader in automotive electronics and the largest North American designer and marketer of consumer-branded vehicle security and remote start systems, and a pioneer in the connected car space, has announce it has acquired Alcohol Detection Systems (ADS), a leading provider of breathalyzer-based ignition interlock devices (IIDs). Here’s the context: Evolving state regulations that […]

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New Garmin Speak Combines Amazon Alexa and Built-in Dash Cam

New Garmin Speak Combines Amazon Alexa and Built-in Dash Cam

| January 9, 2018

Garmin has announced the debut of Garmin Speak Plus with Amazon Alexa, adding a built-in dash camera to its innovative Garmin Speak. The in-vehicle1device is enabled with Amazon’s cloud-based Alexa voice service for hands-free access to music, news briefings, sports scores, GPS navigation from Garmin, andmore. The Garmin Speak Plus will automatically record and save […]

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Court Says Using GPS to Track Trucker Without Warrant Unlawful

Court Says Using GPS to Track Trucker Without Warrant Unlawful

| January 8, 2018

A recent Arizona Supreme Court ruling may have established an important precedent when it determined that police violated the law when they used a GPS system to track a truck driver without first obtaining a warrant. Here’s what happened: Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS) officers placed a GPS device on a semi without a […]

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New Technology to Reduce Drowsy Driving Fatalities

New Technology to Reduce Drowsy Driving Fatalities

| January 4, 2018

Hyundai Mobis will unveil its latest life-saving DDREM (Departed Driver Rescue & Exit Maneuver) technology, which uses three checkpoints to determine if a driver begins to depart from the driving role, and requires assistance. If departure is detected, DDREM technology takes over driving controls, scans the environment and guides the vehicle to a safe stopping […]

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Want to Order  Food Behind the Wheel?

Want to Order Food Behind the Wheel?

| December 15, 2017

General Motor’s new in-car application that allows drivers to order coffee and browse for hotels while behind the wheel has been met with outcry from a prominent safety group. The GM Marketplace app allows drivers to use an in-dash touchscreen to browse deals and place orders for several major brands including: Starbucks; TGI Friday’s; Priceline; […]

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