Almost all cars sold today come with an entertainment or GPS system. The screen size of these devices can be as large as a laptop such as the one on the Tesla Model 3. While it is great to view a screen without squinting at the screen while driving, these displays can also become a hazard during a crash. Depending on the impact of the collision the shards of the display can fly everywhere and can injure you or your passengers. The larger the display, the greater the risk.Continue reading Your GPS display Can Be a Hazard in an Accident
Category Archives: Motor Vehicle Navigation
6 Things You’ll Probably Want to Buy For Your First Car
You just bought your first car, and the feeling is out of this world. The excitement that comes with your very first car can be tremendous. The fuss of visiting a car dealership is worth the ecstasy that comes with taking your first car out for a ride.Continue reading 6 Things You’ll Probably Want to Buy For Your First Car
Are Sun Glare Related Accidents Under-Reported?
By Jane Graham
Sun glare is responsible for just a few hundred auto accidents every year, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The AAA, on the other hand, argues that sun glare is a contributing factor to thousands of accidents annually. Either way, there’s no denying that the GPS navigation system in your car on a sunny day significantly increases your chances of being involved in an accident. But are these systems combined with the sun really to blame for numerous auto accidents on America’s roads each year?
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A NuShield Screen Protector Shows Your Love This Valentine’s Day
February 14 is the day of love and we go out of our way to show our special someone how much we love them. Hopefully, you have carefully thought about what to give this year instead of relying on the old fall-back of flowers and candy. If you are giving an electronic device with a shiny display screen then you should also consider a NuShield film to protect this device from glare and scratches.
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Winter Driving With NuShield
According to meteorologists, the Winter of 2019 will be warmer than usual thanks to the El Nino effect. That means you will see less news about 10 foot or more snow fall dumped on communities around the country. The warmer weather will however bring more rain and flooding in low lying areas will be of concern.
Is Your Car GPS Display Becoming a Distraction When You’re Driving?
If you have a car that was built since 2015 then you probably have an electronic display that allows you to pick your radio station, control your comfort, set your destination and answer your phone. Some functions can be voice controlled, but most often you have to look away from the road to fiddle with the touch screen. And the glare on the screen makes visibility even harder. This is a recipe for an accident.
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Drive with Sunglasses During the Day
Today’s car windshields are much bigger than in the past which means more sunlight is coming in during the daytime. This results in more glare reflecting back from the dashboard which makes it hard to see the road or your radio and GPS display.
Is Your GPS display a Hazard in an Accident?
Blog article by Andrew Serenyi
Almost all cars sold today come with an entertainment system or GPS system. The screen of this device is a Liquid Crystal Display which can crack or even disintegrate during a crash. The shards of the display can fly everywhere and even injure you or your passengers. The larger the display, the greater the risk.
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Nascar Drivers Use NuShield Triple A Screen Protector to Improve Vision
The 2018 NASCAR Season starts February 11th with the highly competitive Advance Auto Parts Clash at the Daytona Speedway and will have a star-studded lineup of drivers.
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Having Trouble Seeing Your GPS When Wearing Polarized Sunglasses?
If you have problems with glare while driving, the best solution is to wear polarized sunglasses. The lenses are treated with a film that behaves as an absorptive polarizer, which prevents the transmission of light that’s not in sync with other light waves. While the process behind polarization is esoteric, the end result is a reduction of glare.
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