29 Aug

I’ve written a number of posts about the sport uses for radar guns, with a handful about RC racing radar guns, but I don’t talk too much about boat racing.

The Lake of the Ozarks Shootout is …

26 Aug

I just read a story about the decline in Canadian automobile deaths over the last 20 years. A lot of credit needs to be given to our Northern neighbors for their efforts in advancing road safety.

The numbers don’t lie:

23 Aug

Apparently bicycle safety is on the minds of radar gun users lately. Just two weeks ago I mentioned a new tool used to keep bicyclists safe that measures their speed as they cross intersections and adjust traffic light times to …

18 Aug

I don’t mean for this to be a public service announcement, but we’re in the latter half of August now, which means school is starting up. Those school zone speed limits are going to be enforced again, and while I …

15 Aug

This is a really cool story. And I’ll give credit where credit is due. I found this story over here at Wired.com.

A physics professor from Southeastern Louisiana University recently watched a baseball game in which Cardinal’s center fielder Rick …

12 Aug

Most of us are pretty familiar with police radar guns. We slow down when we see a cop, and hope that we weren’t going too fast. I don’t tend to speed, but I’m more aware of how fast I’m …

09 Aug

Radar technology is constantly undergoing improvements. While the accuracy and precision of the devices gets better every day, many of the advancements are due to engineers and designers coming up with new ways of using speed readings.

Consider a story …

04 Aug

When I think about radar guns used for baseball, I generally think of helping pitchers increase their velocity, but I was reading today that most of the time radar guns are used to help with the consistency of a

01 Aug

Down in Melbourne, Australia, Metro authorities have been working hard to improve the times of their trains. Metro took over the train system in 2009 and their punctuality has been abysmal, with numbers as low as 58.9% punctuality. Obviously, it’s …