January 31st, 2011Road ID Wrist Id Review and Giveaway
The average consumer will spend $116.21 on “traditional Valentine’s Day” gifts. This Valentine why not gift the give that could save a life in an emergency.
My 17 year old son is a cross country runner. I’m a worry wart mother who worries every time he goes out for a run, especially in the evening.
Seldom do athletes like my son carry any sort of ID when they run, bike, or hike. When I stumbled upon Road ID, my first thought was what a great product.
The idea behind Road ID’s products are to display important emergency contact information about the wearer to first responders in the event that the wearer is involved in an emergency situation.
Road ID’s dream is to see the day where wearing ID is as common among athletes as wearing a seat-belt is among motorists.
Scott of Outside PR gave me the opportunity to create my own Road ID bracelet.
When ordering any of the ID products at the Road ID site, the process is really simple. The site prompts you through a series of steps to choose the type, color and version of Road ID product you want. Once you’ve done that the next step is to personalize your Road ID. You have 6 lines of text (24 character spaces per line) to work with.
During the personalizing process, the Road ID site gives recommendations for what information to include on the ID plate.
I chose to include my son’s full name, province and country, our number, NKA (“No Known Allergies”), his blood type , as well as a quote
Replacement plates can be ordered from Road ID if you should ever move, which is great as I can order a second plate once my son goes off to university.
My Road ID Elite arrived within a week, nestled inside a durable metal tin.
The band is designed to be cut to size and the bracelet has a watch-style buckle. They did a fantastic job on the engraving, which is easy to read.
I really like the stylish look to the Wrist ID Elite.
Road ID have tons of other ID products including ankle IDs, shoe IDs and even necklaces.
Road ID Interactive is a wearable ID that comes in 5 styles like Road ID Original. However, Road ID Interactive allows you to create an Emergency Response Profile that will tell first responders your name, address, emergency contacts, health insurance, medical information, and more. Your emergency response profile is available to first responders 24 hours a day via internet and telephone. You get a 1 year free membership to the Emergency Response System with the purchase of any Interactive ID. Membership can be extended for $9.99/year.
The Road ID website contains lots of useful information like an “our story” section, which tells how Road ID was born, testimonials from users of Road ID products, an event calendar, affiliate program, a sponsorship section and more.
You don’t have to be an athlete to find yourself alone without ID though. You could just be out going for a walk without your ID and heaven forbid get hit crossing at a cross walk.
I know it’s scary to think about a scenario like that, but one needs to be prepared. Who will speak for you when you can’t speak for yourself?
Also, people tend to forget that children are often playing with friends, waiting for buses, or at school without any form of ID or emergency contact information. A Road ID Wrist ID would be great for younger children.
For more information about any of the Road ID products or to make a purchase visit RoadID.com.
Special thank you to Scott of Outside PR for his friendly and courteous email etiquette and for sending me a product from Road ID to review.
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Disclaimer: I received no monetary compensation for this review. I received a product sample for the purpose of my review.
Congratulation to comment #16-Kellie Kluger.