Best Ways to Beat Holiday Traffic

Are you traveling this holiday season? If you are, you may want to figure out how to beat all of that holiday traffic before you plan your trip. Since most people travel during the holidays, you could be looking at hours of being stuck in traffic unless you take a few tips and tricks into consideration. Here are some of the best ways to avoid holiday …

VW’s E-Golf Details

If you’re looking into getting a back up camera, there’s a good chance that you might be considering a new car too, and looking for a car that comes with a back up camera. Or, you could be looking for a car that doesn’t come with a back up camera, but a make or model that will let you easily install a wireless backup camera. One of the newer EV …

Best Cars of 2014

If you’re in the market for a new car, I’ll bet you’re feeling overwhelmed. With so many makes and models to choose from, and every ad claiming they’re offering the very best, how do you know what to choose? Maybe you’re one of those people who is loyal to a certain brand, like GM or Ford, and you only stick to it. You …

Cars With The Best Visibility

A back up camera can save lives, but a back up camera can’t always help when it comes to blind spots. Blind spots are those spots around and outside of a vehicle that can’t be seen with side or rear view mirrors. Most of us are taught during a driver’s education course to turn our heads and look for blind spots before switching lanes or backing …

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 …

It’s Official: Rearview Backup Cameras Save Lives

It’s something we’ve been saying for some time now, and AAA has confirmed this with a recent press release: rearview backup cameras save lives. In testing conducted by AAA, cameras improved visibility an average of 46 percent. The studies were created to highlight the importance of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s …

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 …

How to Safely Share the Road With Cyclists

If you are a cyclist, then you know how it can feel like you’re taking your life in your hands every time you hit the city streets. Some motorists don’t know that both cyclist and motorist can share the road happily, while others just plain don’t notice the cyclists until they’re swerving into oncoming traffic last minute to avoid …

Gov’t Delays Requiring Rearview Cameras In Cars

The long awaited government regulations on rearview cameras have been delayed again. Manufacturing Business Technology relates an AP news story reporting that new regulations may be delayed until the year 2015. The same report discusses the addtional costs backup cameras will add to new vehicles and adds, “in the meantime, absent regulations, …