People will absolutely hate this new tech, but it might save their lives

Don’t text and get involved in an accident…

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Texting and driving might become a thing of the past if new legislation passes in New York City. The proposed law would allow police to use a special device to determine instantly whether a driver involved in a car accident was using a mobile device for any purpose at the time of the accident.

The device, dubbed “Textalyzer” and similar in concept to a Breathalyzer used to determine whether a person is driving a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, might be developed by Cellebrite. The company, which was suspected until recently to have worked with the FBI to unlock the San Bernardino iPhone, already has a device capable of telling investigators whether a phone was in use at a certain time. A new version of the new device used by police officers would have to be stripped of some functionality in order to protect the privacy of the driver.

The law is currently before the New York…

Read the entire article from BGR here: People will absolutely hate this new tech, but it might save their lives

 



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