law on radar detectors

Radar Detector Laws By State

Radar detectors are an electronic device which is used to detect the emissions of a police radar. In this case, it is usually the frequency of the type of radar being detected. This is made more efficient and effective by the use of superheterodyne receiver that has a local oscillator which radiates slightly regarding movement. […]

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Laser Jammers – Explained

Unlike a radar jammer and scrambler, not every state make the use of laser jamming illegal. This means many drivers are still using these electronic gadgets to avoid getting speeding tickets when police use their LIDAR technology. Using a radar detector you are able to detect the laser gun but not as early as radar transmission. This […]

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Radar Jammer and Radar Scrambler – Explained

Some drivers that love speed and want to take things to the next step with a radar jammer or scrambler may find themselves in very deep trouble. They are pretty much illegal everywhere and the fines can be huge. Investing into the best radar detector for the money is a much better option than risking […]

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Police Laser Gun

Police Laser Speed Gun Complete Guide

The police laser gun is referred to as the Police Lidar, which is an acronym for Light Detection and Ranging. In short, when the police officer triggers the laser, it emits a highly focused infrared beam that is very accurate. So accurate that it can determine your vehicles speed to the 10th of a MPH. […]

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how does a police radar work

Police Radar Complete Guide

The police radar is not the same as a police laser as it transmits radio waves at a fixed frequency. It measures the speed by measuring the “doppler shift” of the returning transmitted frequency. The doppler shift is the minute shift in the frequency of the radar compared to the original radar beam. There are […]

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how to prevent jackknifing

How To Avoid Jackknifing

Jackknifing is where the trailer spins out of control behind the towing vehicle and causes the vehicle to skid. The severity of a jackknife can begin very minor and can be stopped fairly easily but it can quickly turn nasty if not corrected. Many people that are new to towing and have just had a […]

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My Car Alarm Keeps Going Off For No Reason

There is nothing more frustrating than when your car alarm keeps going off for no reason and is made even worse when you are trying to sleep. Simply disconnecting your cars battery will stop the alarm but it is not a permanent fix. Unless you live in a really bad neighbourhood, the alarm is more […]

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AC Recharge Guide

Air Conditioning Recharge Complete Guide

There is nothing worse than when you are tuck in traffic on a boiling hot day without air conditioning. An AC Recharge is one of those things you always put off doing and results in hot air coming out of the air vents. Car air conditioning systems simply uses a compressor that contains a refrigerant, […]

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The Dreaded Check Engine Light

The Check Engine Light is a yellow or amber color that illuminates your dash to indicate there is an issue with your engine. Not only is it a worry but it is highly frustrating as there is no indication to what the problem even is. In order to understand why your car is flashing the […]

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Relay Crime: Keyless Car Entry Theft

Keyless car entry is a luxury that is found on many modern vehicles but it is a feature that is putting you at risk from relay crime. Car criminals are now using state of the art computers to hack into the cars computer/ecu, which allows them to start the vehicle and drive away in minutes. […]

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