December 29, 2016 contact@techsting.org No comments exist

Many states now have some form of legal medical marijuana while still being illegal at the Federal level. Each state has different laws on driving with regard to possession, consumption, etc. A recent study has shown a 12% drop in traffic deaths in states that have legalized the plant and it’s consumption. The study also…

December 14, 2016 contact@techsting.org No comments exist

Several federal agencies including the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Federal Highway Administration have joined with the National Safety Council to create the Road to Zero Coalition.  The goals of the coalition are to end fatalities on our roadways within the next 30 years.  TechSting will be join them for their first meeting…

November 23, 2016 contact@techsting.org No comments exist

Developing effective car safety technology isn’t easy.  We are continuously following the latest research, trends, and technology currently available.  This holiday season has now begun and we wish everyone in the U.S.A. a Happy Thanksgiving and safe travels.  It is important to remember through the rush of shopping and get together to drive safe and…

August 5, 2016 contact@techsting.org No comments exist

In 2007 Vijay Dixit was expecting his daughter Shreya home from college for break.  The driver of the car Shreya was in got distracted, crashing the vehicle.  Shreya died at the scence.  Knowing that his daughter was the victim of a growing epidemic of distracted driving he took action and created a foundation in her…

July 1, 2016 contact@techsting.org No comments exist

Recently, the car insurance company Allstate released their annual “America’s Best Drivers Report” (see link below.)  North Carolina’s six safest cities were ordered Cary (16), Winston-Salem (36), Fayetteville (71), Durham (73), Raleigh (86), and Greensboro (98).  The report included relating collision likelihood, population density, and precipitation factors.  Also, the NC cities that went lower than…

June 14, 2016 contact@techsting.org No comments exist

According to Thedrive.com Royal Canadian Mounted Police have started to use spotting scopes and high megapixel cameras to catch distracted drivers from a distance.  The procedure calls for both spotters catching drivers in the act and officers in a police vehicle to pull the offender over.  The use of several officers is similar to how…

May 18, 2016 contact@techsting.org No comments exist

The TechSting crew went out on Friday 13, 2016 to meet the Shark Tank casting call in downtown Raleigh.  With several hundred participating companies we met great entrepreneurs and saw many great products.  The crew of Shark Tank and ABC Channel 11 were all wonderful and of course we are biased towards our mission of…

May 4, 2016 contact@techsting.org No comments exist

The mission at TechSting has been clear, to reduce distracted driving injuries nationwide.  During the month of April we spread the message through-out North Carolina by giving presentations at various 1 Million Cups events in RTP and in Fayetteville, as well as, through our website and other community meetings.  We heard from people all around…

April 26, 2016 contact@techsting.org No comments exist

TechSting has been accepted into the IBM Global Entrepreneur Program.  Using the cloud technology behind IBM we will be able to build better solutions for consumers and law enforcement.  Providing secure and reliable services through our software will take on a whole new level as well.  As we learn, evolve, and develop unique solutions for…