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  • texting drivers.

  • Be aware.

  • Smart cameras are watching you.

  • Dutch police are cracking down on distracted drivers.

  • They're testing new traffic cameras, which can spot motorists using their phones while driving on, then find them.

  • The software comes from Australian company One Task, where Alex McCready is the director.

  • The camera takes the takes images of every vehicle that passes, and then the computer analyzes those images.

  • Thio work out which one's the drivers holding the phone, and if the driver is not holding, the phone gets deleted immediately on if it is holding.

  • If the driver is holding the phone or interacting with their phone, then it sent through to the police to review a final final manual check by unauthorized officer before a fine is sent out.

  • Public Prosecutor for Road Safety Achilles Dam Is Says Distracted drivers are one of three main causes of severe road accidents in the country, but the camera system doesn't present a further distraction for drivers.

  • The cameras are infrared, which means drivers will not see a flash, and it doesn't detect the face of the driver.

  • It only sees the steering wheel, the hands eventually, the mobile device and, of course, the license plate of the car because that's what we used to.

  • We send the fine to the owner of the car in the Netherlands, operating a mobile phone while driving is punishable by a fine of up to €240.

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Dutch test cameras to catch texting drivers

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/11/29
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