How Lane Departure Warning Systems Work

Busy highwayImagine commuting home from work in the evening. It has been a long day, and you are looking forward to getting home and relaxing for a few hours. You feel a little tired, and your attention begins to wander from the long stretch of highway you’re traveling. Eventually, you lose track of things for a few seconds. Read More »

Collision Avoidance Systems

Accident 2 (Small)Driver attention can often be a fickle thing, especially when driving in familiar environments or when traveling long distances. The familiarity of your own neighborhood can make it easy to allow your vigilance to lapse, and when traveling on the highway, the long stretches of road don’t do much to hold your attention. Read More »

Adding Modern Safety Features to Older Cars

Snow (Small)This day and age you can add several features when purchasing a brand new car. These features may include a GPS system, Xeon lights, high-performance stereo system, or an advanced driver assist system (ADAS). With technology changing so quickly, what happens if you already have a reliable vehicle, but it does not have the new technology? This is where aftermarket options come into play which can be added to vehicles which are already on the road. Read More »

Driving While You Are Drowsy

Bored man in car waiting in traffic jamYou are probably aware of the risks of drunk and distracted driving, but do you know the danger you and your passengers are in when you drive drowsy? In today’s bustling society, drowsy driving is becoming a major problem on U.S. roadways. According to the National Sleep Foundation, 60% of Americans admit to driving while sleepy and 37% admit to falling asleep behind the wheel. Read More »

How Does a Collision Avoidance System Work?

Sound Waves (Small)Safety features on vehicles have made significant strides in the last decade or so. From forward- and rear-mounted cameras to radar and automatic braking systems, collision avoidance technology has evolved to decrease the odds of accidents occurring while on the road.

Many systems use radar and cameras to monitor the road and either warn the driver of danger or take control of the vehicle, such as with automatic cruise control and automated braking systems. In the case of the RD-140 system from Safe Drive Systems, a combination of radar signals and camera monitoring give the driver advance warning of dangerous situations. Read More »

Advantages of Having an In-Car Camera System

Car Camera (Small)Numerous vehicle safety systems involve cameras. In some systems, they provide a visual of areas that may be more difficult to see, such as blind spots under the rear windshield when backing up. They may also be connected to accident prevention software, such as with certain parallel parking systems. Read More »

How to Keep Your Teen Driver Safe

Pretty female driver in a white car showing the car keyEvery September, studies show the number of car accidents spike involving teenage drivers.  Most of these accidents occur not because teenaged drivers are irresponsible, but simply because they are inexperienced.  So when you and your teenaged kids are preparing to go back to the school routine, don’t forget to brush up on some safe driving tips. Read More »

Tips for a Safe Road Trip

Girl Showing Car Keys While Sitting With Family In CarSummer is the season of family road trips and at Safe Drive Systems, we want to keep you and your family safe as you travel.  There are a lot of things to keep in mind when preparing for a long family drive, so here are a few tips to make your trip safe and fun for the entire family. Read More »