It’s a well known fact that vehicular safety standards are much higher in the US and Europe than many places. The IIHS conducted a front overlap crash test to illustrate the dramatic difference between Nissan’s cheapest Mexican sedan, and its cheapest US sedan.
If you ever find yourself or a loved one trapped in a car crash, getting out quickly can spell the difference between life and death. This auto safety tool should be in your glovebox or on your belt loop, with its seatbelt cutter, window punch, LED flashlight, and survival knife.
An accessory for vehicles that don’t have rear-facing cameras. It has a pair of wide-angle cameras in a frame that mounts over the rear license plate. Video is sent via Bluetooth to your iOS or Android device. The app also alerts you of nearby objects.
A set of high tech bike lights that hold in place with powerful magnets. The headlight and rear brake light offer bright turn signals, and the rear light also projects a laser perimeter on both sides of your bike. A power-saving mode adjusts their intensity based on ambient light.
Get the inside skinny on everything your car’s computer knows with this dashboard plugin. This gadget connects with your smartphone to track fuel efficiency, driving habits, engine health, as well as notify you when you’re over the speed limit among other things.
A US Coast Guard-approved, compact and reusable inflatable personal flotation device (PFD). The TD2401 measures just 11″x 4″ when packed. You can trigger its CO2 canister manually or just throw the device into the water, where it will automatically inflate.
This smartly designed backpack offers features to make bike rides safer. It’s got front and side profile lights, remote-controlled turn signals and an automatic brake light. It’s weather resistant, offers plentiful gear compartments, and can be splayed open for easy access.
A portable, unobtrusive and legal speed trap indicator. Instead of using radar, TrapTap uses location data and input from users to locate speed traps. It flashes red, green or blue depending on the zone or listed trap. You can add locations or turn it off by tapping on it.
Peel-and-stick spoke reflectors that are incredibly thin, light and tough. Flectr has thousands of reflective prisms to ensure visibility, and its aerodynamic form will not flap, move or make noise even at high speeds. There’s also a wheel magnet variant.
Bookman’s rechargeable bicycle lights are visible both straight ahead and from the side, thanks to their curved design. Their silicone strap fits up to 40mm poles. The front light lasts up to 35 hours per charge while the rear light lasts up to 10 hours per charge.
Unlike most smart locks, Monkey works with intercom systems instead of door locks. Just plug it inside your intercom handset and near a Wi-Fi connection to activate it. It can also control smart locks installed in doors.
Whether you’re running, walking, or biking at night, you want to be visible to cars and other hazards. This modern take on the slap bracelet will fit around your wrist, arm, or leg, and provides bright red LED illumination and a reflective pattern too.
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