Cars, Motorcycles and Electric/Hybrid vehicles reviewed
AlcoSense, based in Maidenhead in Berkshire, was formed back in 2005. The story goes, Hunter Abbott (AlcoSense’s Managing Director) drove home the day after a wedding only to discover a friend, who drank the same amount as Hunter the night before, was pulled over by the police, breathalysed and failed, this led to a 12month driving ban followed by the loss of his job.
FOBO tire is the world's first Bluetooth Smart TPMS (tire pressure monitor system) that uses Bluetooth 4.0 to connect directly to your Android and iOS device. It features an intelligent In-Car monitoring unit that works on its own or simultaneously with your smartphone to provide you with information on all 4 tires (up to 350 kPa 50 psi).
Whether you are out on a motorbike or a horse, chances are that if you come off it, even at low speeds, you are going to do yourself some real damage. So, no, safety clothing isn’t a very cool look - I mean, you never see cowboys or Hell’s Angels dressed head to toe in PPE, but it’s so important to dress appropriately when riding, and when that clothing could potentially save your life, style is not important.
The T3 is a dashboard camera available in Stone Grey or Fire Red. It can be used to focus on the world outside of the car or to record you inside the car, andIt features a 360° rotatable camera is designed to allow for easy adjustment of the camera angle., it can be used to focus on the world outside of the car or record you inside the car
It is becoming an increasing necessity to protect yourself and your vehicle with hard evidence in the case of an accident. The flipside to this is that you don’t want a load of tech cluttering up your dashboard or distracting you from the road. The RAC 205 dash cam is a compact, forward facing, basic dash cam designed to give you security and reassurance whilst driving, day or night. The footage is stored on an included 8GB microSD card, which will automatically loop and re-record over old footage to continue filming.
Every now and then, we get in a gadget that aims to make the use your phone as a Sat. Nav. as easy as possible. This often involves fiddly brackets or sucker pads on your window, which block your view when driving. The Hudway Glass is a clever piece of kit that allows you to see your directions without having to take your eyes off the road. It fits to any dash, with options of either a compact mount, or a larger one with a bendable base. Simply place your device on top of the mount, slide it and it will snap into place.
The Thinkware F770 is a front & rear dash cam that records in full HD, featuring Super Night Vision, Time Lapse, Road Safety Warning Systems and Safety Camera Alert. With 1080p Full HD & Full HD 2CH, 30fps and Advanced Video Clear Technology, the F770 produces a clear high-quality image. The night vision uses Image Signal Processing technology and real-time image processing to produce an image ten times brighter than earlier models, which means you will still get clear details even in carparks and roads without streetlight.
With both my partner and I learning to drive later in life, we are familiar with that horrible feeling of seeing someone you adore drive off…after stalling twice and putting window wipers on…and the shear panic of wondering whether they will make it to their destination in one piece. I only wish I had the Geko PanicSafe then. This clever little device is a combination of GPS tracking, a built-in G-sensor and Bluetooth technology that helps you keep in contact with loved ones by instantly alerting you when they or their car is in need.