MESA, Ariz. - American Traffic Solutions (ATS) has partnered with Laser Technology Inc. (LTI) to develop and launch ATS StreetSafe, a hand-held laser device designed to protect communities from the dangers of speeding by providing an efficient, safe and effective way of enhancing enforcement. Speeding is one of the leading causes of traffic fatalities in the U.S. Combined, ATS and LTI currently partner with more than 100 municipalities nationwide to provide speed enforcement technology.
"ATS is proud to partner with LTI to expand our portfolio of leading safety solutions," said Liz Caracciolo, ATS Safety General Manager. "ATS StreetSafe delivers a seamless enforcement experience and provides police with yet another tool to help save lives and protect the communities they serve from the dangers of excessive speeding and aggressive driving."
This alliance brings together ATS, the nation's largest provider of road safety camera solutions with LTI, pioneers in the laser-based speed and distance measurement industry.
"We are excited to partner with ATS to bring this innovation to the market while providing strong traffic safety outcomes. This partnership will ultimately expand speed enforcement options for law-enforcing agencies and therefore, create safer neighborhoods and roadways," says Nick Ackerson, LTI Marketing Director.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there were 37,461 people killed in crashes on U.S. roadways, an almost 6% increase from 2015. Additionally, fatalities in speeding-related crashes increased by 4% from 2015 to 2016.
On November 7, 2017, at 12:00 PM (EST), LTI will be co-hosting an interactive webinar for police agencies across the world to discuss proven tactics that have helped reduce road fatalities and why video-backed traffic enforcement will soon be mandated in United States. Register here.
American Traffic Solutions (ATS) is proud to be the market leader in road safety cameras North America. With more than 3,900 installed red-light, speed and school bus stop-arm safety cameras serving more than 30 million people ATS is committed to its mission of helping make life safer and easier on the road ahead. Additionally, ATS Fleet Services is a leader in providing both Toll and Violation Management Solutions to fleets and rental customers saving them time and money. For more information, please visit www.atsol.com.
Laser Technology Inc. is a Colorado-based designer and manufacturer of speed laser measurement devices, traffic sensors as well as crash, crime and fire mapping equipment. LTI introduced the first commercial laser speed device that enabled law enforcement agencies to pinpoint an individual vehicle in dense traffic. LTI's equipment has been used by law enforcement agencies and professionals worldwide for more than 30 years. Learn more about Laser Technology's products at www.lasertech.com