Distracted Driving Doesn’t Just Apply to Teens

Do you pick up the phone while driving? Here are some ways to break that habit. Call RMT today for a GPS tracking device for your car.

There’s a lot of talk about teenage drivers texting while driving, but adults are just as guilty of picking up the phone while driving as teens are – sometimes more guilty. Despite the fact that many states have implemented cellphone laws (and phones are even illegal to use while driving in many states), adults are still found using phones while driving across the nation. Why is this happening, and what can you do about it? The Work Factor It’s not a mistake that work is often referred to as “the rat race” in North America. Being a part of anyRead More

How to Stop Teens from Texting While Driving

do you wish that you could stop your teen from texting while driving? Here are some tips. Call RMT today for a GPS tracker for your teen’s vehicle.

While texting and driving isn’t something that teens do exclusively, teen drivers are less experienced than adult drivers (although that doesn’t make it okay for adult drivers to text while driving either, and adult drivers are just as guilty as teens). If your teen has a bad habit of texting while driving that you can’t break, here are some ways to try and stop this bad habit from getting out of control. See what your teens are doing at all times by installing a camera inside of your vehicle. This way, you can determine whether or not your teen isRead More

Tracking Alzheimer’s Patients

Tracking Alzheimer’s Patients

What would you do if someone you love suddenly wandered away from home? While this might not seem like a possibility for some people, for other people it is a daily occurrence. Those suffering from Alzheimer’s disease often wander far from their homes without a trace. New GPS tracking technology can change the way that Alzheimer’s patients live. These small devices are imbedded into simple bracelets (and other items) that track and trace every movement a person makes. This kind of technology is crucial and life saving. Some of these devices are also equipped with a sort of portable phoneRead More

Teen Driving Stats You Didn’t Know

Here are some stats about teen driving that you didn’t know, and how to keep your teen safe with a tracking device from RMT.

It can be a terrifying thing thinking about the day that your child will drive. If that day has already come, there are some statistics that you should be aware of as a parent. Don’t let these statistics prevent you from giving your teen the keys, but be aware that teen drivers tend to get distracted and wind up in places they don’t belong more than other drivers. Take a look! 16 year olds get in more accidents than drivers of any other age. Why is this? Mostly because teens this age are just learning to drive, and aren’t asRead More

Is Car Tech Harmful or Useful?

Is car technology really more harmful than helpful? Here’s what you need to know. For GPS tracking solutions, call RMT today!

A lot of car manufacturers have turned to high-tech options that are supposed to make driving easier, but is this really what happens? Or, is all the technology that’s included in most 2015 models simply more harmful than good? Why Technology Can be Distracting If you’ve ever tried to figure out how to use the voice command options in your car while also trying to navigate traffic, you probably have a good idea of how technology can cause problems. Most new cars take a few hours to get used to, and some car dealerships even provide buyers with detailed walk-throughsRead More

Uber Adds GPS Tracking to SOS Button

Uber adds tracking devices to SOS buttons in India. For your GPS tracker, call RMT today for more information!

Uber got into some trouble when the car-sharing company moved into India. Reports of violence during rides muddled the company’s name, and many people began to shy away from what Uber offered. Even though regular taxis in some parts of India are not safe either, Uber really got a bad reputation right away, and that was enough to stop people from trying out the service. In order to combat that bad reputation and put things back on track, Uber installed SOS panic buttons inside of cars. These buttons could be pushed when passengers felt unsafe, and that worked (and isRead More

The Dangers of Following an In-Car GPS Map

The Dangers of Following an In-Car GPS Map

GPS navigation systems can be a godsend. If you’re trying to get somewhere you’ve never been, or you’re just trying to figure out how to find that place you have been to by car, a GPS system can help you get to your destination quickly. But there is an issue with following a navigation system blindly. You still have to use common sense, and understand that your GPS might not always be right. A Sad Case Recently, a woman in Chicago died after her husband followed a GPS navigation map that led him to try and cross a bridge thatRead More

These Sneakers Track Your Child’s Movements

These Sneakers Track Your Child’s Movements

How do you find out where your kids are at all times? GPS trackers help. But most kids will remove a tracker that’s placed on a necklace or bracelet, and may not always wear that watch or backpack. If there’s one thing that kids love, though, it’s colorful sneakers, and that’s what two companies are banking on with a new line of smart shoes – that’s right, smart shoes. What are smart shoes? Shoes that include a GPS tracker, of course! Sports giant 361 Degrees and Chinese company Baidu have teamed up to create colorful sneakers that kids will likeRead More

The HTC Grip Finally Hits the Market

The HTC Grip Finally Hits the Market

Back in January, HTC and Under Armour announced that the two companies would be collaborating to create a fitness band unlike any other. The HTC Grip is the result of that partnership, has been announced. What sets this fitness band apart from the rest? The addition of a GPS tracking device. The Problem With Most Fitness Bands If you’re an avid runner or other sports enthusiast, you probably know how important it is to track your progress. This is why many runners and other athletes use fitness bands. The problem with most bands, though, is that you still have toRead More

A New GPS Helmet for Bikes Could Save Lives

A New GPS Helmet for Bikes Could Save Lives

Trying to ride a motorcycle while also trying to navigate city streets is tricky. If you look down at any kind of navigation map, you risk crashing your bike. If you don’t know where you’re going, a navigation map can really help. Is there a fine balance between the two? A group of Russian engineers have invented a helmet that displays GPS maps on the visor. The helmet is called LiveMap, and it’s the only one of its kind. How LiveMap Works Imagine a hologram of sorts on the front part of your helmet visor that you can only seeRead More