May 23, 2011
By Suzanne Kantra
Memorial Day and the summer travel season await, and that means time on the road for many Americans. Before you head out with your family in tow, you may want to consider these six tech products that can keep you safe and get you back on the road quickly if you have problems out on the highways:
If you frequently drive in wilderness areas, the Spot Connect can literally be a lifesaver in an emergency. Spot Connect provides a satellite link for sending out an SOS call with your GPS location to the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC). The IERCC then alerts the appropriate emergency responders wherever you are — in North America or Europe. You can also use the satellite link to send text messages and email.
Price: $169.99 on FindMeSpot.com, plus a $99.99 yearly subscription.
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