Distracted Driving are you guilty?

Distracted Driving are you guilty?

Distracted Driving and our perceptions Liberty Insurance contacted me recently regarding their recent survey amongst Irish drivers around the area of distraction. Self reported examples of Distracted Driving are: Digital Distraction (13%) Eating while driving (9%)...

Galileo

  The Galileo Programme, a joint European Commission and European Space Agency initiative, represents the first global satellite positioning and navigation system designed specifically for civilian use world-wide. Based on a constellation of 30 satellites...

EGNOS (European Geostationary Navigation Overlay System)

  EGNOS is a joint project of the European Space Agency (ESA), the European Commission (EC) and Eurocontrol, the European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation. It is Europe‚Äôs contribution to the first stage of the global navigation satellite system...

WAAS

  WAAS is an update on the military GPS system for civilian airline use developed between The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Department of Transportation (DOT) of America. Currently, GPS alone does not meet the FAA’s navigation requirements...

Global Positioning System

GPS is the U.S. Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS). A network of 24 satellites continuously transmits high-frequency radio signals, containing time and distance data that can be picked up by any GPS receiver, allowing the user to pinpoint their position...

History of Satellite Navigation Systems

This revolution in navigation is the outcome of the development of a military satellite navigation system called the Global Positioning System/NAVSTAR, developed in the 1970s under the direction of Bradford W. Parkinson, now Stanford professor of aeronautics and...