31 Jan

I apologize if anyone doesn’t find this as hilarious as I do, but there’s a Frenchman who is having a bit of fun with those automatic Radar photo booths. I’m not sure if he’s protesting the radar cameras, …

27 Jan

I’ve written a few times about how speed limits are set. For those of you just joining the conversation, it mostly boils down to the speed that most drivers are going. Essentially, most people drive safely. It has been calculated …

25 Jan

Gather round, kids! Ol‘ Uncle Brian is going to tell you about yet another new Radar technology being developed. Radar has tons of uses. Clocking the speed of baseballs, cars and even asteroids. But radar also has …

16 Jan

Radar Used to Measure Skiing SpeedsFirst, I have to admit that I have never actually skied. Or at least snow skied. I’m a competent water skier, and I can wake board, but I’ve never strapped on skis, taken a chair lift up a mountain, and …

13 Jan

I know a lot of you have been waiting with bated breath since my last post on grocery stores using radar for automatic doors. At the end of the post I mentioned looking into stop lights, and whether …

09 Jan

radar doorThere’s a relatively new use for radar, and you’ve probably experienced it many times, and possibly in a couple of ways, without even knowing it! Those automatic doors at many supermarkets and stores are now using a form of radar

05 Jan

I’m surprised to say that the concept of imposing speed limits on cyclists is going national. I’ve been reading reports on this for the last few months, and it appears that yet another city is about to impose greater restrictions …

03 Jan

Traffic Radar GunsI was just reading a news article about the Washington Toll System being able to accurately measure the speed of cars. I actually worked for a time for IPASS, which is the Illinois Toll System, and I can say …