Can a Trailer Hitch Backup Camera Save You Two Hours per Week?

Hitching Trailers on the Job We have talked to people who use their trailer everyday. Contractors, handymen, landscapers, and workers of all kinds. Some have to hitch up their trailer more than once each day. These trailers are essential to their livelihood. These are heavy trailers, not little utility trailers that can be easily moved to the hitch, …

Is the QuickVu™ Wireless Backup Camera Waterproof?

Is Your Backup Camera Waterproof? Customers will sometimes ask us, “Is your backup camera waterproof?” As much as we would like to give a one word answer, we feel we owe you a more complete explanation. First, the camera lens and imaging sensor are completely sealed and rated IP67 waterproof. This means that your lens will never fog up due …

Preventing Backover Accidents at Work

BLS Reports High Number of Fatalities Backover accidents accounted for 143 fatalities between 2003 and 2010 at road construction sites according to a recent review by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The article describes precautions that can be taken at such sites when backing up equipment, and we encourage all to be extra cautious around heavy …

Backup Cameras Keep the Kids Safe on Halloween

We Are About Safety As you can imagine, safety is important to us here at Trail Ridge Technologies. The idea for our QuickVu™ Wireless Backup Camera arose partly from personal experience with backover accidents. We wanted to make a backup camera that anyone could use. We are really happy to see so many other groups that are educating all of us …

Why Do You Call QuickVu™ Truly Wireless?

Backup cameras are becoming increasingly popular. It seems that nearly every new car commercial features a backup camera or some other device for making backing up safer. If a backup camera is something you are looking for, you might not be able to afford a new car. And most of us don’t want to wait until it is time to replace our current vehicle …

Have You Resolved to Protect Your Family?

January is a great time to re-focus our attention on those things that are most important in our lives. Many of us make resolutions or set goals to be sure we are doing the things that matter most. Some of us will review our insurance plans (auto, home, heatlh, and life) to be sure that our loved ones are protected in case of an accident or some other …

More Safety Tips

More Safety Tips Backup cameras such as the QuickVu™ Wireless Backup Camera are not intended to serve as a substitute for good driving practices. Even with QuickVu™'s wide field of view (130° horizontally), the areas immediately behind the wheels of the vehicle may not be within view of the camera and will not be displayed on the …

Local Contractor Loves His QuickVu™

We had a recent interaction with a local customer that had a QuickVu™ Wireless Backup Camera that had stopped working. Since he was local, we could meet face to face to discuss the problem and make things right. It was fun to connect with a customer personally! After investigation, we found that the unit was indeed malfunctioning, and we quickly …

Is It 2011 Yet?

This news report reminds us that in 2007 Congress mandated rear-view cameras for all cars by 2011. Well, 2011 has come and gone. Have you got your backup camera yet? The QuickVu™ Wireless Backup Camera is affordable and very easy to install. Don’t wait. Get yours now.