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911Tracker T3 FAQs

Do you have a question about the 911Tracker Vehicle Security System? We have answers!

Q. What type of vehicle can use the T3?

A. T3can be installed in any type of vehicle that has a battery and a location where the unit will not be exposed to moisture. Cars, Motorcycles, Work Trucks, Food Trucks, and even RV’s! Plus with the T3 you don’t need to pick just one. You can rotate it between vehicles with the Cable-Kit-T which includes Cable Kit including cable, fuses, starter disable relay, and Backup Battery including overload protection!

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Q. What is required to install T3?

A. The package includes everything needed, including T3 device, cable, and installation kit to connect to the vehicle.

Q. Do I need to connect to a website to operate the T3?

A. No.  Each T3 has its own phone number.  You just send a text message to the T3 from your mobile phone or smartphone.

Q. How do I check the location of my vehicle?

A. Just sent a text message with your secret 5-digit PIN and the letters gps and T3 will respond to your mobile phone with time, date, location, speed, and direction.

Q. Do I have to turn on the T3 when I leave my vehicle?

A. No. T3 senses if the key is turned on or off.  If the key is off, the unit automatically enables the movement notification and vehicle alarm, if your vehicle has an existing alarm system.  When the key is on, the unit disables the alarm notification

Q. What do I do when T3 sends me an alarm notification?

A. The alarm notification includes time, date, location, speed, and direction.  If you determine that an emergency is occurring, you call your T3.  It speaks to you and says press # to call police.  When you press #, the T3 calls the nearest 911 and when the 911-Operator answers, you can explain the emergency to the 911-Operator.

Do you still have a question? Check our FAQ or contact us at Phone: 877-744-3361  or sales@911Tracker.com we would love to talk to you!

Grand Slam Spring Specials

You already know that the T3 alerts you the moment your vehicle has unauthorized movement.

And that its 3-way-call functionality automatically connects you to the 911 operator nearest your vehicle.

But did you also know that you can use the T3 to find your vehicle in a crowded parking lot?

That means the next time you are leaving a baseball game and can’t remember if you parked at Lot G or Lot F you can easily track your car’s location helping you get home even quicker! That sure beats waiting around for the lot to clear out.

So why not protect your vehicle and make your life a bit easier with the T3? We are offering hot Spring Specials so it’s the perfect time to buy! For a limited time you can purchase the T3 for:

T3-SS3 Vehicle Security System that includes the T3 Tracker AND a 3-month Silver Service plus free shipping in the USA — Normal price is $289, but T3-SS3 Spring Silver Special is only $199 a saving of $90 — Also consider $189/unit with two or more per order. Click here for T3-SS3 Special

T3-SS12 T3 Vehicle Security System that includes the T3 Tracker AND a one-year Silver Service plus free shipping in the USA — Normal price is $432, but T3-SS12 Spring Silver Special is only $299 a saving of $133. Also consider $279/unit with two or more per order. Click here for T3-SS12 Special

Motorcycles In The Winter

As winter approaches and temperatures begin to fall, it is time to think about cold weather rides.  Just because it is cold outside doesn’t mean that your bike has to go into storage.  It is important to exercise extra caution when riding during the winter months.  Here are some tips for riding safe and warm in the winter.

WHAT TO WEAR

When the weather is cold it is important to dress to stay warm.  The best way to do it is to start with a warm base layer.  Your base layer should wick away sweat and trap the warmth.  Over that your top layer should be both windproof and waterproof like leather or nylon.  Whatever you choose to wear should be comfortable, not limit your movement and keep you warm and dry.

Most body heat escapes through your head, hands and feet so it is important to keep them warm. Wearing good quality winter gloves, adding a microfiber base layer will also keep your hands extra warm.  Keeping your hand warms is critical for safety because if your hands are cold you might not be able to work the levers properly.  Woolen socks will keep your toes from going numb.  Many riders wear neck warmers as well to stop cold air from entering your helmet.

TIRES

Remember that cold weather means cold tires and cold tires means a reduction in tire traction. Making sure that you invest in high quality tires with proper tread for winter is a must for safety.  Remember to frequently check tire pressure also to ensure optimal traction.

ROAD CONDITIONS

In the winter, road conditions can change quickly.  Salt to treat icy roads create hazardous conditions, making it as slick as driving on ice.  If you see salt on the roads, try to avoid driving on it.  Also be extra alert for black ice which is difficult to spot. If weather is hazardous including snow or ice, it is best just to avoid riding until conditions have improved.

There is nothing like riding in the crisp, cold winter months.  By making sure you take necessary precautions, there is no reason you can’t enjoy taking your bike for long rides the whole winter through.

TECH TIP: An authorized emergency contact can call the T3 and the T3 will answer their call.  The contact can have T3 make the 3-party call to 911 to explain the emergency.

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for the Motorcycle Lover

Here are some gift ideas to show the motorcycle enthusiast in your life how much you care this Valentine’s Day:

Motorcycle Guide Book. Time to go on an adventure. The Great American Motorcycle Tour book is a guide to some fantastic rides. Gary McKechnie has spent years exploring the nation by bike, and these are his top rides, from the rocky New England coast to the wide-open West, including tips on the best food, shopping, and nightlife to experience on the trips.

Motorcycle Gloves.  Protect your Valentine’s digits with a great pair of gloves like these which are lightweight and fast drying.

Air Compressor.  You never know when those tires will need more air. It’s always a good idea to travel with a compressor, and this is the perfect size for motorcycle saddle bags.

Ear Plugs.  It gets loud out on the road, and a good pair of ear plugs will do the job in protecting your Valentine’s ears.

Motorcycle Care Kit.  This kit contains all the items your motorcycle enthusiast needs to keep that baby clean and protect all surfaces including paint, plastic, leather and metal.

T3 Vehicle Security System.  Protect his/her favorite ride with the 911Tracker T3 Security System. The T3 will alert your Valentine in the case of unauthorized movement or an emergency.

Thanksgiving Travel Safety Tips

Thanksgiving is right around the corner! It’s a time to enjoy a day filled with friends, family, delicious food, and football. It’s also a time the roads will be extra busy as everyone rushes around to get to their destinations. According to the NHTSA, “Our roads are particularly dangerous around Thanksgiving. During the holiday weekend in 2016 (6 p.m. on Wednesday, November 23, to 5:59 a.m. on Monday, November 28), there were 341 people killed in traffic across the country. About half of those who died weren’t wearing seat belts.”

NHTSA reported “Most often, younger people and men are failing to buckle up. Among 13- to 15-year-olds killed in crashes in 2016, 62 percent weren’t wearing seat belts. Similarly, 59 percent of 25- to 34-year-olds killed in crashes were also not wearing seat belts. That same year slightly more than half of men killed in crashes were unbelted, compared with 40 percent of women.” Buckling your seat belt increases your chance of surviving a crash so please remember to buckle up this holiday season.

Tech Tip – If a family member is traveling with your vehicle and you would like to know if they are parked and the ignition is turned off, just ask T3 to send you status. The return message will tell you if ignition is ON or OFF.

Source – https://www.nhtsa.gov/seat-belts/thanksgiving-travel-starts-buckling

Are You Prepared For An Emergency?

If you were to break down on the side of the road, would you be prepared? If you have a T3 Tracker you can send your coordinates to family or a friend so that they can easily send help. But what about while you’re waiting for help to arrive? Do you have supplies to keep yourself safe?

We recommend keeping the following items in your car in case of emergency.

  • First Aid Kit
  • Flashlight with batteries
  • Quart of oil
  • Rag
  • Water
  • Protein Bars
  • Duct Tape
  • Jumper Cables
  • Blanket
  • Matches

Emergency preparedness kits come in all shapes and sizes. You can always add more, but we wouldn’t recommend starting with anything less than the items listed above.

Some other items you may want to consider adding are:

  • Flares
  • Hand Warmers
  • Sunscreen
  • Phone Charger
  • Basic Tools
  • Change of clothes
  • Poncho
  • Gloves

Is there anything we haven’t mentioned that you think should be included in an emergency kit?

TECH TIP: If your vehicle has an emergency or a crash, the driver can turn off the key and sound the horn for at least 8 seconds and T3 will send a vehicle alarm to the owner (and authorized emergency contacts). This assumes you had the yellow wire connected to the vehicle horn during the installation and that your horn does sound with the key off.

T3 Fall Specials

Our T3 Vehicle Security System is a great product to have, immediately notifying you if your car has an emergency or when there is an unauthorized movement. 

We are offering two Fall Specials. Plus additional discounts if you order multiple units.

T3-SS3 Vehicle Security System that includes the T3 Tracker AND a 3-month Silver Service plus free shipping in the USA — Normal price is $289, but T3-SS3 Fall Silver Special is only $199 a saving of $90 — Also consider $189/unit with two or more per order. Click here for T3-SS3 Special

T3-SS12 T3 Vehicle Security System that includes the T3 Tracker AND a one-year Silver Service plus free shipping in the USA — Normal price is $432, but T3-SS12 Fall Silver Special is only $299 a saving of $133. Also consider $279/unit with two or more per order. Click here for T3-SS12 Special

Don’t miss out on these amazing deals visit our website https://www.911tracker.com/products to find out more information on our Fall Specials!

Teen Driving – Safety

As a parent, you spend a ton of time teaching your children how to be safe. You make sure they are protected and free from danger. Then, all of a sudden, they have their driver’s license and keeping them safe just got a little harder. Making sure they are prepared is the number one way to keep them out of harm’s way. Here are a few tips the NHTSA suggests to help keep your new driver safe.

1. Talk to your teen about the rules and responsibilities involved in driving. Share some stories and statistics related to teen drivers and distracted driving. Remind your teen often that driving is a skill that requires the driver’s full attention. Texts and phone calls can wait until arriving at his or her destination.

2. Familiarize yourself with your State’s graduated driver licensing law, and enforce its guidelines for your teen. Check to see what your State’s laws are on distracted driving; many States have novice driver provisions in their distracted driving laws. Create your own rules if necessary. Restricting the number of passengers your teen can have, or the hours your teen can drive, is a very effective way to minimize distraction for your teen driver. Talk about the consequences of distracted driving and make yourself and your teen aware of your State’s penalties for talking or texting on a phone while driving.

3. Set consequences for distracted driving. If your teen breaks a distraction rule you’ve set, consider suspending your teen’s driving privileges, further limiting the hours during which they can drive, or limiting the places where they can drive. Parents could also consider limiting a teen’s access to their cell phone—a punishment that in today’s world could be seen by teens as a serious consequence.

4. Set the example by keeping your eyes on the road and your hands on the wheel while driving. Be consistent between the message you tell your teen and your own driving behaviors. Novice teen drivers most often learn from watching their parents.

Another great way to ensure your teen is safe is to install the T3 Vehicle Security System. The T3 gives you the capability to check the location of your vehicle at anytime and receive alerts if your car has an emergency or unauthorized movement

Source – https://www.nhtsa.gov/road-safety/teen-driving

Must-Have Accessories for your Car this Fall

Fall is just about here. Is your car ready? Here are some must-have accessories to keep on hand this season.

Bluetooth tracking tag. The lazy days of summer have ended, and you probably now have a lot on your mind. The last thing you want to worry about is where you placed your keys. You’ll always be able to find them with a key finder such as this.

Emergency kit. Unfortunately emergencies happen. It’s always best to be prepared. Throw a kit like this in your trunk, and you’ll be able to handle most situations that arise.

Windshield washer fluid.  As the temperatures drop, you’ll want to replace your windshield washer fluid with one suited for colder weather.

Trash cans. Fall means kids sports…which means carpools…which means messy cars. Keep all those snack wrappers in one place with a car trashcan such as this.

The T3: Car theft happens in every season, so protect your car with the T3 Vehicle Security System. The T3 alerts you immediately if your car has an emergency or unauthorized movement. You call the T3 to connect a 3-way call to the 911-Operator located closest to your car – even if you are thousands of miles away. You are talking directly to police within seconds of the emergency. No call center is used – saving you time and money. For more information and to purchase your T3 system visit our website.

TECH TIP: The T3 owner sets their phone number in the T3 memory and T3 always sends notifications to the owners phone.  T3 will only answer calls from the owner’s phone and from the owner’s authorized emergency contacts.  T3 can also let the child (or the parent) tap their phone to unlock the car door.

College Car Safety Tips

It’s that time of the year – students are heading back to college!  If your college student is taking a car with him/her to campus, here are some safety tips to keep in mind:

  • Park in well-lit areas and be aware of your surroundings.
  • Have your cell phone readily available when walking back from the parking lot in case of an emergency.
  • Make sure your windows are up and your car doors are locked.
  • Keep your valuables hidden, as well as any personal information/identification such as mail or bills.
  • Keep your car keys in a secure spot in your dorm room and have them out and ready when walking to your car.
  • Follow your campus’ traffic rules.
  • Always be alert and focused while driving. There are many pedestrians and bicyclists on campus, some who are not always paying attention.
  • Never drink and drive.
  • Never text and drive.

To give yourself some peace of mind while your child is away at school, install a T3 from 911Tracker.  If your child’s vehicle is stolen, moves without authorization, or is involved in an accident, the T3 will notify your child and you (as the emergency contact), and can connect  you directly to the 911 operator located nearest the vehicle. Not only will the T3 protect your child’s car from theft, but you can keep track of the vehicle without being intrusive. You have the ability to check the location of your child’s vehicle at any time by sending a text message to the T3.  The T3 will respond with a text showing GPS speed, direction, and location.

T3 Tech Tip: The T3 will automatically notify the owner if the vehicle battery is getting low.