When the Roads are Busy, Keep your Cool

When the trains are down, everyone ends up on the road. Which means that lately, when there have been a lot of track works and train line closures, there has been a lot more traffic. And with more people driving, guess what becomes even more limited? That’s right – parking. A reversing camera kit helps...
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When you get a tow bar, get a camera

When you get a tow bar for your vehicle, it’s important to think about the ways that changes the space your vehicle takes up. It’s easy to fall into the habits and muscle memory that you’ve developed for reversing and parallel parking, and that can be disastrous when you have that little bit of extra...
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Reversing Shouldn’t be a Puzzle

When you’re reversing with mirrors, you have to constantly glance around to get a wide-angle view of what’s behind you. If you want to look at what’s behind you and to your left, you have to look at your left wing mirror. Similarly, if you want to look at what’s behind you and to your...
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Don’t Destroy Nature on Your Adventure

Driving off-road can be a thrilling way to explore the wilderness, but if you’re not careful, it can also be highly destructive. Many animals make their homes off the beaten track, and endangered plants still survive in areas untouched by civilisation. A 4WD can be a great way to explore the pristine bush, but it’s...
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Lending your car out? Take the stress away with a camera

Rear vision cameras help keep your care safe when you lend it out If you’ve been driving in your vehicle for a while, then you tend to get a sense of its quirks and foibles. You develop an instinct for the turning circle, for the dimension, and you start to have a fairly reliable intuition...
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Car Parks and Camouflage

When you think camouflage, chances are that you don’t think of a car park. You probably think about wildlife, using evolutionary defence mechanisms to avoid detection by predators. Zebras and chameleons come to mind. Or maybe you think about military uniforms, with their carefully patterned colours to help soldiers conceal themselves in combat zones. But...
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Reversing cameras are the future

I’m kind of a science fiction buff. And when you’re watching Star Trek, one thing you notice is that at the helm of a starship, there are all sorts of sensors and readouts that tell the crew what’s going on in different parts of the ship, and measuring all the different things that are going...
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Reversing cameras help you turn around in impossible driveways.

Some driveways are just impossible to turn around in. They seem to obey some sort of twisted, warped geometry, like an MC Escher artwork or a bent region of space-time too close to a black hole. Maybe it’s because they’re narrow, because part of them is blocked with boxes or bushes, or just because they’re...
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Driving in the Dark

Now that daylight savings time has ended, you’re likely to be doing a lot more driving in the dark, and I can tell you from experience that this can be pretty tricky without a camera. The other day I saw someone cycling at night without any lights or reflective clothing, and it genuinely made me...
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Reversing Cameras Keep You Safe

We live in an age where there are cameras everywhere. Just look at Google maps and you’ll realise that there are literally camera vans on every street. We have surveillance cameras on most street corners, in shops, outside homes. And one of the things that people are often told is that surveillance keeps you safe....
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