Rear Vision Cameras for RV’s

When driving a larger vehicle like a truck or RV, or towing a caravan, adequate rear vision is absolutely crucial. This is a double threat – firstly, you take up more space on the road and there’s simply more of your vehicle that can be involved in an accident; secondly, the nature of such vehicles...
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You Can’t Trust Mirrors

Mirrors do not provide an accurately scaled image. Depending on your distance from the mirror (which will be different depending on the driver and exact setup), the scale of the objects depicted in the mirror based on their actual size and distance will vary. Even if your distance from the mirror is consistent, the relationship...
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The Challenge of Bigger Vehicles

It is a simple matter of physics that the bigger the vehicle you are driving, the larger your blind spots will be. This makes driving a much more dangerous experience – another vehicle can literally blindside you without warning, leading to costly damages, serious injury, and even death. Some motor home owners try to fix...
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Master Reverse Parking

Reverse parking is one of the hardest elements of driving. It requires fine motor skills, keen spatial awareness, and expert judgment of distances. Learning it is a difficult process for beginner drivers, and doing it under pressure when you’re holding up traffic is even worse. And that’s just for a car – when you’re driving...
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The Narrow Vision of Humans

Humans are actually rare among animals in that we have both eyes on the front of our heads, facing the same direction. The only other animals that have that trait are carnivorous mammals, primates, and birds of prey. Everything else – fish, herbivores, reptiles – has a different setup of eyes, often one eye on...
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The Dangers of Reversing Without a Camera

The most dangerous things in this world are almost always the ones that you don’t know about. The hazards that you don’t notice, the weaknesses that you’re not aware of, the risks that you haven’t considered. The things that you can’t see pose a much greater threat than the things you can, and that’s why...
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The Myth of Orpheus and Eurydice

One of the interesting things about classic works of literature is how they rely on certain technologies not existing – usually because they didn’t exist at the time the work was written. Romeo and Juliet would have had a happy ending if the star-crossed lovers had simply owned mobile phones. Genetic analysis would have done...
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Rear Vision Cameras – Saving You Money Long Term

This one’s a true story about something that happened to me recently. A few weeks ago, I accidentally backed into someone’s car as I was reversing out of my driveway. It was a bright day, so there was a lot of a glare, and it was a black car. I’m still learning to drive, so...
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