Posted by Katie Goldberg on May 28, 2017
Keeping tabs on the best of tech, cars, and dashcams this week... so you don’t have to.
It's Memorial Day Weekend, and we've got some steep discounts going on for our Memorial Day Dashcam Sale! Save big on the sleek BlackVue, the trusted Magellan, and the easy to use Papago now through Monday at midnight. Head to our Memorial Day Dashcam Sale page to learn about all of the offers. P.S. there's no coupon code needed! All of our sale prices are active on our website for easy checkout.
Included in our Memorial Day Sale are our brand new BlackVue Dashcam DIY Install Bundles! What's the deal with these install bundles? Each of our BlackVue install packs come with everything you need to get your new BlackVue dash cam installed and up and running: a dash cam, add-a-circuit fuse taps, a circuit tester, and a Power Magic Pro (if your dash cam model needs it, that is!) Purchasing an install bundle is the one-click option to buy a dash cam and know that you're not forgetting any of the installation accessories you need to hardiwre your new dash cam in your car.
In an effort to encourage city officials to prioritize safe cycling conditions, bike advocates in Omaha took matters into their own hands by installing a DIY bike lane made out of toilet plungers in a local intersection. So rad. Head to Apartment Therapy to learn more.
Stuck in a bit of Memorial Day Weekend traffic? The New York Times has your back with 15 spectacular podcast recommendations. I can personally vouch for S-Town, Homecoming, and 2 Dope Queens.
Will a dash cam help your insurance claim? RACQ investigates.
A 20-year-old woman who drowned when her car plunged into the Missouri River was found to have cocaine and amphetamines in her system and seemed confused in a traffic stop before the January accident. This police dash cam footage from NY Daily News shows the officer giving her some time to collect herself instead of performing a DUI test.
Want to be able to see what self-driving cars see? Now you can! Head to The New York Times to see this mesmorizing gif for yourself.
Entrepreneur has 8 tech gadgets under $250 that will make your life easier.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan obtained dashcam video of a violent arrest from April 2016 and sent a letter to the Taylor Police Department on Tuesday of this week requesting an investigation, policy revisions, appropriate discipline, and urging the department to retrain officers. The ACLU posted the video to social media. The police dashcam video footage shows the officer break the driver’s side window and backup officers put Jones in a headlock. The officer claims Jones ran a stop sign.
New rules may be needed to control the use of video taken by dashboard cameras, the AA has warned. Motorists who persistently share dash cam video could be accused of voyeurism. What do you think about this? Read more on BBC.com and let us know how you weigh in.
Should The Police Control Their Own Body Camera Footage? NPR investigates.
A new study finds that twenty percent of children who were in a car crash where someone died were not buckled in properly or were not wearing a seat belt at all. NPR has more.
6 state parks you have to visit in Texas, courtesy of The Matador Network.
Wyoming has whole lot of open space and a whole lot of beautiful scenery that makes it the perfect place for a road trip this summer. Let these photos inspire you to do some exploring in Wyoming!
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