Oh man, it’s that time of year again. When folks are out on unfamiliar road braving the winter weather in hopes of seeing their families for the holidays. While that sounds lovely for the families involved, the rest of us are often forced to watch from the next lane, white-knuckling our steering wheels, as distracted and ill-prepared drivers make our commutes a bit more interesting. >> Continue Reading

Ever hear of the “doorway effect”? It’s what happens when you walk through a door and forget what you were saying, doing, and even why you passed through the doorway in the first place. You’ll be heading for the kitchen with every intention of making yourself a peanut butter sandwich, get there, completely blank on your purpose for being there, and confusedly resign yourself to a dinner of leftover rice and ranch dressing. All thanks to the doorway effect. >> Continue Reading

Every year, safety features in vehicles evolve. Eventually, smart automatic braking, modern airbag systems, electronic stability control, rearview cameras, park assist, and more, will be common to every vehicle on the road. Most advanced safety features will be automatic, much like standard airbags and anti-lock brakes are today. >> Continue Reading

The year 2013 was a ‘landmark’ year for GPS Trackit, a longtime leader in GPS tracking and fleet management solutions. The company released almost a dozen new products and services.  The releases run the gamut, from hardware to software, and include several first-to-market alerts to monitor driving behaviors. >> Continue Reading

As I was headed to work down a steep mountain road one morning, with several cars and trucks behind me, the fog was so thick I could barely see the headlights of oncoming cars. Suddenly, a vehicle with headlights OFF appeared out of nowhere, like a ghost, about 20 feet in front of me. >> Continue Reading