Imagine this scenario: you're driving on the highway and suddenly you realize those dreaded red and blue lights in your rearview mirror are meant for you. Even though you thought you were going with the flow of traffic, you look down and realize you were actually driving over the speed limit and now you're about to get a speeding ticket.
Well most of us don't have to imagine that scenario because we've lived it. We know how much money tickets can cost in fines, insurance rate hikes, traffic school etc. Luckily there is way to easily prevent all that money and hassle: by installing a radar detector in your vehicle.
Three Facts About Radar Detectors
1. Yes, it's legal
Radar detectors are legal for non-commercial vehicles in 49 states and are not meant to promote unsafe driving. A radar detector is best used by safe drivers who find themselves going too fast at times.
2. They Save You Money
While you have many choices when it comes to radar detectors (see next section) but radar detectors start at about $199. When you start looking at the fines, court fees, and insurance rate hikes you could be looking at a ticket that equals thousands of dollars when all is said and done. Whether you're driving to work, school, or on a road trip, your new radar detector will help keep you out of trouble and on your way.
3. Not All Detectors are Created Equal
Radar detector technology has come a long way in recent years, making them very accurate for tracking law enforcement's radar and laser speed detection devices. They all work by picking up on the waves or laser activity from the officer's device, but some are more sensitive than others. While some detectors install easily right on your windshield and some can be installed more permanenntly in your vehicle. As an award winning industry leader, we highly recommend Escort radar detectors but give us a call or stop in and we can help you choose the best detector for your driving needs.
Professional Installation and custom mounting options for many vehicles are available. Call 402-393-2100 to speak to a Radar Detector expert at Stereo West Autotoys.