Radar Detector & Laser Jammer Facts, News, & Stories
2020 Corvette C8 Installation at Extreme Performance in Palm City, FL
The 2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8 is not only one of the hottest new cars to come out this year, but it’s also one of the most anticipated Corvettes to be released for quite some time. We knew that K40 dealers would be excited to…Read more
If you’ve ever been pulled over for speeding, you know the feeling; your heart races and your palms get sweaty. You’re not alone. For every five drivers on the road, one will get a speeding ticket this year. Police write approximately every year, generating about six billion dollars in revenue. That’s from speeding tickets alone! The two…Read more
K40 gets this question every day. There is quite a bit of confusion regarding the legality of radar detectors. Our goal is to answer the most common misconceptions and allow you to drive with confidence.
Here are all the facts regarding who can use a radar detector and where:
Under federal law, the use of…Read more
Let’s start at the beginning. In the early 1950’s, police began using a Doppler effect radar system to catch speeders. The very first band used was S-band (2.445 GHz). This device allowed police officers to detect a vehicle’s speed with relative accuracy without the driver’s knowledge. It was a revenue revolution.
The cat had been…Read more
1. Destination: The Journey IS the Reward 2. Ride with A Road Warrior 3. Choose the Road Less Traveled 4. Pack the Miscellaneous and Unusual 5. If You Plan for Lemons, You’ll Drink Lemonade
With winter behind us, and all the “cool cars” out of hibernation, driving season has finally arrived.
It’s our favorite time of year, and as…Read more
Truth be told, it wasn’t us in either seat of the late 2019 availability Porsche Taycan (pronounced TIE CON). But supposedly, this is the first passenger ride video to surface showing how this EV (Porsche’s first production electric vehicle) handles.
We enjoyed watching 600HP delivered by an all-wheel twin motor drive drift around a secret…Read more
Larry Kosilla of AMMO NYC is a YouTube star (nearly 1 million channel subscribers) when it comes to vehicle cleaning and detailing. Some of his processes take an entire day and the cost of the equipment, tools, and cleaners is significant. So when he released a step-by-step video on how to save time and money when Spring…Read more
Once the weather warms up and the dangers of ice and snow are a distant memory, if you’re like most drivers, you think you can drop your vigilance when it comes to road hazards. In reality, it seems Spring introduces a broad range of safety concerns.
To increase passenger comfort, many vehicle manufacturers utilize UV coated windshields to reduce heat buildup in the vehicle cabin. Often referred to as Low-E glass, infrared-reflective, solar glass, or athermic windshields, UV coated windshields have an almost transparent layer of metal film in the glass.
For drivers without factory installed UV coated windshields, metallic window…Read more
We were recently asked by a K40 dealer if LIDAR (Light Detecting And Ranging) technology use in autonomous (self-driving) vehicles might cause our Laser Defuser™ laser jammer products to give false alerts.
K40 has not received a single report of vehicles with LIDAR-based autonomous capabilities causing a false alert or any performance issues with our Laser Defusers.
That said, we…Read more