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 »

Safety Tips for Driving Back to School

School Bus (Small)It’s back to school season and your kids are probably already prepared.  You’ve bought the notebooks, put together first day of school outfits, and packed the lunches, but have you thought about the drive yet?  Early mornings, rowdy young passengers, and busy school zones can make driving back to school tricky and stressful.  Read More »

The Evolution of Hands-Free Driving

beautiful woman is safely talking phone in a car using a bluetooth headsetStudies show that nearly 100 people die in vehicle collisions every day and up to 90% of these collisions are the results of driver error.  Various distracted driving practices are the causes behind many drivers’ fatal mistakes.  As drivers, a lot of us trust in our ability to multi-task behind the wheel; however, research shows that humans’ ability to multi-task may be nothing more than a myth.  When we multi-task, our brains are quickly toggling between multiple things, but never fully accomplishing more than one simultaneously.  Read More »

What is Automated Vehicle Technology

Computer (Small)We live in a world of technological wonders. We have robotic vacuum cleaners, phones with access to more information than the largest university libraries, and even smart self-adjusting thermostats. Computers simulate reality with greater clarity and precision than ever, and there is even talk of self-driving vehicles. The future we could only dream of a few decades ago has arrived. Read More »

Driving at Night Safely

Driving at Night (Small)The sun dips below the horizon, the stars and moon come out, and streetlights flare on. It’s night, but you’re still on the road due to your busy schedule. Driving at night is often considered a necessary nuisance by many. However, the characteristics of nighttime driving that make it annoying can also make it dangerous. Read More »

Eating While Driving…Not a Good Combination

Eating (Small)In today’s hurried society, it is commonplace to do everything on the move. We talk on the phone, plan out the day, put on makeup, and even have breakfast or lunch while driving. Many of us face a tight work schedule, and the time we spend commuting often seems to be the best time for getting in a bit of sustenance. Many restaurant franchises realize this, which is why many of them have a drive-thru to allow you to order and pick up a quick meal without having to leave your vehicle. Read More »

Is the Conference Call that Important

Man with hands-free device in car, side view

Many commuters in the workforce these days face a dilemma: do they ensure their safety while on the road and leave mobile devices alone, or do they maximize flexibility and productivity by taking calls and getting work done on the way to and from work? Read More »