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3 ways to avoid speeding tickets that won’t cost you a thing

Posted by Andrey Malskiy Categories: Features, Transportation

Each day I commute about 60 miles and I see a lot of things on the road. Some things are just gorgeous, like the snowcapped Olympic Mountains, while the other stuff I see is sheer stupidity, like the lady who decided to go against the flow of traffic today. These a pretty much non-issues in the world of driving, while we think that the real threat are the boys in blue. Now don’t get me wrong, I have nothing against our task force, but getting dinged for going 5 mph over the speed limit is a bit too ridiculous in my book. Over the years, I’ve noticed ways of how to avoid tickets at little or no cost to you. Continue reading for some tips!

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5 reasons you should buy the Escort Passport 8500 X50

Escort Passport 8500 X50

Yesterday we hit you with our Escort Passport 8500 X50 review, and today we're back to give you our top five reasons why you should purchose this radar and laser detector. This list will cover things like price and sensitivity of the device, but also gives a nod to the smart features that make owning it a joy, like Escort Live social integration and the functionality of the smart cord. Click on through for our full list, and if your convinced, you can pick one up on Amazon.

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How Radar and Laser Technology Works: Avoiding Speeding Tickets

Posted by Andrey Malskiy Categories: Features, Transportation, Videos

We hit you with our Escort Passport 8500 X50 review earlier today, and it's a great investment for any driver looking to avoid speeding tickets, but it’s not enough. What more can you do to keep the cops off your back? Having your vehicle also equipped with a laser jammer will cover the flaws of most detectors. Laser jammers emit a light brighter than the laser an officer would shoot at a vehicle, but they're illegal in some states, so you may want to check into that first before pulling the trigger. Don’t believe that works? Check out the video above and see for yourself.


Escort Passport 8500 X50 review

Escort Passport 8500 X50 review

With the Detroit Auto Show buzzing with new models, many faster, leaner and meaner than their predecessors it’s only a matter of time before the new vehichles hit the road.

There are two types of drivers in this world—those that ride in their cars and those that drive their cars. In many cases, those that drive their cars tend to have a heavier right foot. Like rain on a sunny day, blue and red lights can ruin anyone’s drive.

Over Labor Day weekend, I went on a road trip to California. Knowing that I’d be spending nearly 26+ hours on the road (Seattle to Sacramento and back), it was inevitable that I’d run into the boys in blue. Not wanting to ruin my weekend trip, I decided to invest in a radar detector.

In the world of radar detectors, promises of a ticket free trip are a dime a dozen. Being a natural born skeptic, I dug around and did some research before buying. I looked for a company that had a proven track record of producing products that worked and stood behind its gear. After searching and reading various reviews and websites, I landed on purchasing the Escort Passport 8500 X50 (Black). Read on for our full review of the radar detector.

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Escort Introduces Redline Radar Detector - Darwinian Theory Put to Test

Escort Redline scanner

Remember the Fuzz-buster?  No?  Am I dating myself be referencing 80’s tech here?  Well, anyways - welcome to the next generation of police-evading technology.  Escort recently announced its newest model in radar detectors: The Redline.  With the Redline you get a substantially increased radar-detection envelope - 13 miles according to the press release - and can now snub your nose at the law with impunity.  It ships in August and is available for $499.95, a mere pittance to pay for the privelege to personally test the theory of Natural Selection - don’t let cops get in your way from attaining that ultimate pinnacle of street-racing cred: your very own white-cross on the side of I-95!

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