The Importance of Radio Communications Onsite & Wide-Area in the Eagle Ford – Press Release

Effective Communication Is Key in the Oilfield

Many energy related companies rely heavily on radio communications for coordination of personnel and assets on a site, across a region or both. They choose radio for many reasons: [Read more…]

Driver Safety, The Law, and Cellular Based Devices In The Eagle Ford – Press Release

Two-Way Radio Units Are Exempt From Many Mobile Phone Laws
Wireless Communication in South Texas

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The ongoing national campaign against the use of cellular devices while operating a motor vehicle has sent out a plethora of mixed messages. Nearly 1 in 5 crashes in Texas occur while using cellular devices. On January 3, 2012 the US Department of Transportation (DOT) adopted a ban to restrict the use of mobile devices while operating a commercial motor vehicle.

The “Distracted Driver” campaign has established partial or total bans on texting while driving in over forty states, and heavy fines and civil penalties will be imposed on commercial drivers who use any hand-held device that has a phone number (FCC definition for mobile telephone) while driving. Violations will incur federal civil penalties of up to $27,750 for each offense and multiple offenses can ultimately lead to driver license disqualification. [Read more…]