You by any chance, became complacent and speeded a bit but suddenly you got tailed by a police for overspeeding, frustrating isn’t it?
Perhaps, you just did not notice the speed limit sign and you got gunned by the radar from the police waiting nearby.
To avoid these kind of situations, it is recommended that you use or install on your car radar detector, and to make yourself also be keenly aware if there is any possible police gunning on speed. There are different things that you can consider first before purchasing a radar detector or having one installed in your car, that can help you decide which best to purchase.
Know what type of radar detector is most convenient and preferable for you, you can go for the remote, wired, or the cordless one. The remote radar detector is usually installed and cannot be moved and this is good for only one car, as with the cordless can be used and transferred to different cars as it is portable
You can also try to consider the brand if you are more into additional features that can be useful and good for you.
You can be specific on its laser detection that you prefer, whether you want front detection only or a 360-degree detection which of course may be more costly. Another feature that might be useful for you is to select the one that provides RDD or radar detection detector , that if the state you are in does not allow the use of radar detector on vehicles. Some features of the radar detectors may include voice and visual alerts and others have compatibility with smartphone devices plus GPS that can identify areas that have radars.
Most radar detectors have self-install manuals however if you are unable to do it, you may need the help of a professional installer to have it mounted correctly. Radar detectors are sold either in retail stores or online, you will just have to be specific with your preferences to get the right one for you.
At most, radar detectors are costly especially the remote one, but it may vary depending on the brand and its added feature, therefore, you may also want to know your budget that can get you the best item nonetheless.
When all of these are clear to you, you must the least know what laws and regulations in reference to the use of radar detectors in the state that you are in to be sure.