Traffic Safety Systems, Inc. is a Virginia corporation, formed in 1971 for the purpose of developing and marketing various traffic and highway safety devices. In 1976, Traffic Safety Systems personnel developed and began marketing the VASCAR-plus, an improvement on VASCAR. The new system was generations ahead of the older model in both performance and quality control. TSSI contracted Power Systems & Controls Inc. to produce prototype models of the new VASCAR-plus. PS&C is a Richmond, VA based electrical manufacturer.
Since then, PS&C has been heavily involved in the production and engineering of VASCAR-plus and is presently the sole manufacturer of VASCAR-plus speed enforcement computers. In 1983, Traffic Safety Systems was acquired by Power Systems & Controls and is currently a subsidiary of the company. Traffic Safety Systems began marketing the VASCAR-plus II in 1990 and the VASCAR-plus III in 2000. The latest in VASCAR technology, the VASCAR-plus lllc is the latest in “time distance” devices. Currently 40 states and countries use VASCAR for their speed enforcement requirements.