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

Some Car Trade In Tips

Do you want to buy a new car? Read this article first, and then contact Rocky Mountain Tracking for your GPS tracking device.

Are you considering trading in your car? Did you know that there’s a good time and a bad time to do so? There are also a ton of other things to think about when it comes to your car trade-in, but most people never bother to do the research. Luckily for you, you’re reading this article right now, which means that you are about to find out a lot about trading in your car at the right time and place! Here’s the scoop. First Things First It can be very easy to become lured into buying a new car –Read More

The New Mercedes GLC Coupe Concept Car

The New Mercedes GLC Coupe Concept Car

It’s hard not to look at the new Mercedes concept car, the GLC coupe, and think of the BMW X4. The two cars are almost identical where shape and size are concerned, and there’s little doubt that Mercedes wants to scoop up some of the X4 market. The new car debuted at the Shanghai Auto Show last week. Here are the details. Slightly Shorter But Still Sleek The GLC Coupe Concept  is a bit shorter than the C-class, and it has a wheelbase that is also half an inch shorter. But there’s where the shortness stops. The GLC Coupe isRead More

Upcoming New Car Tech

Upcoming New Car Tech

Most of the new car tech we are writing about and reading about now has to do with self-driving cars. But there were some really interesting things being debuted at the New York Auto Show this week that didn’t include self-driving options. If you’re into upcoming car tech, here’s what you can look forward to from major manufacturers. Chevrolet Is Focusing On Teen Safety If you have a child that’s about to become a teen driver, you may want to set your sights on the Chevy Malibu. The newest version of the Malibu will come with teen safety features likeRead More

India Gets an Uber-Like Autorickshaw Service

India Gets an Uber-Like Autorickshaw Service

Autorickshaws may seem like novelty to the western traveler that visits India for the first time, but this mode of transportation can be compared to New York’s taxis for people living in crowded urban centers in India. It’s not uncommon to grab an autorickshaw after work to make it through India’s crowded streets to a residence, but like taxis these vehicles can often be booked during peak hours. A few companies in India have come up with a solution to this transportation problem. Companies like Autowale.in, mGaadi and Ola are now offering autorickshaw bookings through tech platforms like Whatsapp. InRead More

The E-Bike to Shame All Other E-Bikes

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Electric bikes–no, not scooters–really haven’t been all that appealing. Consumers find them to be a bit hideous, truth be told. Not only do they sport a hefty price tag, they are usually visually unappealing, way too heavy to be practical, and often need to spend too much time in the repair shop (as with many new technologies). Enter the Vanmoof 10 Electrified, an e-bike created in the Netherlands, where they know their bikes! Not only is it affordable (compare its price tag of $2,998 to that of another model, the Stealth Bomber, at $11,000), it isn’t ridiculously heavy (weighs inRead More

Mumbai Gets GPS Trackers in Taxis

Taxis in Mumbai.

Mumbai taxi cabs are about to be equipped with GPS trackers, according to state transport minister Diwakar Raote. Citing recent safety concerns, all black and yellow taxis in Mumbai will soon have GPS tracking devices installed on board. The new trackers will provide women with more security when taking a taxi anywhere in the city. Over the past few months, there have been numerous cases of violence in taxi cabs throughout India, and government officials hope that the new trackers will help to curb some of this behavior. But, the government in Mumbai isn’t stopping at taxis either. According toRead More

High-Tech Motorcycle Helmet with GPS Designed

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Distracted driver laws throughout the country are designed to keep people safe while traveling, and car manufacturers have addressed this with numerous forms of technology. Most cars today are designed with in-dash so-called “infotainment” systems–your center of information like navigation instructions (thanks to GPS tracking devices), satellite radio, and more. Others connect your phone to the car, allowing you to place calls and send texts with simple voice commands. But what about motorcycle riders? How can they take advantage of GPS trackers for maps and other information? There isn’t exactly an easy way to do voice commands with all ofRead More

What To Look For In a Fleet Manager

A fleet of buses.

When it comes to your fleet business, hiring a good manager is crucial to the success of your company. Finding that manager can be tough to do, but it becomes easier if you know what to look for in the person that will eventually be managing your fleet. Take a look at these desirable character traits that every fleet manager should have before you start the hiring process. Someone that’s goal-driven. A fleet manager has to have specific goals in mind, and those goals also have to be attainable. Focusing on many different goals at once that span the entireRead More

The Informer Lite

Rocky Mountain Tracking Informer Lite

One of our most popular products at Rocky Mountain Tracking is the Informer Lite tracker. This real-time tracking device has a lot of beneficial elements, is easy enough to install, and is the ideal solution for any tracking problem that you are having. Here are some additional details about the Informer Lite car GPS tracker. Standout Features When buying a car tracking device, features matter. The Informer Lite isn’t light on features! The following benefits are included with the Informer Lite. Live tracking including one-minute unlimited locates Simple 3-wire installation 2-year warranty Complete GPS tracking full-featured device Geofence options SpeedRead More