The designers have also cleverly figured out how to determine if the device is in hands-free Bluetooth mode, and will not send a message if that's the case (which raises the question, just how much are they digging into our phones, hrm?).
He was jailed for 10 years after admitting four counts of causing death by unsafe driving and footage showed him on his phone at the moment of impact.
Police have revealed a new detection system that can see when motorists are using mobile phones while behind the wheel.
The device picks up 2G, 3G and 4G signal, and will flash to alert people in cars who are using phones to call, text or use data.
This could trigger more fines or heftier punishments being handed out to motorists. They were developed for Thames Valley Police by Westcotec Ltd and each camera costs £6000.
"Our technology provides a visual sign to motorists who are using a mobile phone whilst driving without Bluetooth".
'But the sign will still be activated reminding motorists of the distraction of a mobile phone whilst driving'.
The 11-year-old was killed along with her stepbrothers Josh Houghton, 11, Ethan Houghton, 13, and the brothers' mother Tracey Houghton, 45.
New technology will be introduced by police forces in the United Kingdom in order to discourage drivers from using their mobile phones when on the road.Читайте также: Celebrities congratulate Tiger Woods on his Masters win
"The Joint Operations Unit will continue to educate people of the dangers of using a mobile phone whilst driving through our "It's Not Worth The Risk" campaign and reduce the devastating impact it can have on people's lives".
"My daughter's death was completely avoidable".
Additionally officers will be stopping motorists caught using their mobile phone at locations throughout Hampshire and the Thames Valley.
RAC road safety spokesman Pete Williams added: "Driving and using a handheld phone do not mix, it is an incredibly risky and distracting combination".
'We welcome this technology as it will hopefully make drivers think about what they are doing behind the wheel, and encourage some to put down their phones and concentrate fully on driving, ' said PC Liz Johnson, a roads safety officer.
"I have stopped a few people and said, "you're using a mobile phone - it's actually a driver like you that killed my daughter", she said.
The technology will also allow police to identify hotspots where drivers repeatedly use their phones.
There can be lethal consequences or the chance of injuring someone are the biggest risk factors with texting and driving, but there are other risks as well.
Those people caught using a mobile phone whilst driving can get an automatic fixed penalty notice.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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