Tips to Prepare Your Car for Warmer Weather

The snow is finally starting to melt, and that means getting all things (including your car!) ready for the warmer seasons. Many people bring their car to the garage during the springtime for a quick tune up, but there are various things that you can do on your own as well. Here are our top tips. -Check and stock up on fluids. Spring means rain, mud, …

What to Do If Your Car Breaks Down on the Highway

Being stuck in the middle of the highway is never an ideal situation. It can be hard to figure out what to do, how to react, and whether or not you should get out of the car — especially if it’s cold outside and you have small children or older adults with you. There are some specific highway rules that have been developed for this exact situation, …

Driver Tips that Most People Don’t Know

Driving is something that most people do every single day. Surprisingly, many of us completely forget the lessons we learned when we started driving. The thing is that many of those basic lessons could save our lives, or the lives of other people when we are on the road. If you were to ask a student that just graduated from a driver’s education course …

The Real Dangers of Drowsy Driving

If you’ve been reading this blog, you know that wireless backup cameras can prevent a lot of accidents. But the best backup camera won’t help if you are falling asleep behind the wheel. Even though the dangers of driving while tired have been known for some time now (many years, in fact), a number of drowsy and distracted drivers still take to the …

A Peek at the 2015 VW Passat

Did you catch the news? It seems 2015’s Volkswagen Passat is opening the door for more to own the reputable German engineered brand with a price tag of $21,940 (5-speed) and $23,040 (automatic) to start. According to ABC News, that’s cheaper than a 2015 Toyota Camry ($24,460). To further entice you, Consumer Reports magazine has listed it …

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 …

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, …

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 …

Combining GPS with the QuickVu™ Wireless Backup Camera?

A customer recently suggested we incorporate GPS features into our QuickVu™ Wireless Backup Camera. He figures that one screen on the dash is enough, and that since we all need a backup camera, this would be a great combination. What do you think? Let us know what features you want in your device. Would you pay an extra $20 for GPS in your backup …

Can QuickVu™ Work with My Phone?

We have had customers ask if they can use their phone or tablet as the monitor for the QuickVu™ Wireless Backup Camera. Unfortunately, we have to answer no, at least not yet. But our engineering team is looking at the possibility. Let us know if you would like to use your phone or tablet with the QuickVu™ Wireless Backup Camera. What kind …