In the state of New South Wales in Australia, the police have taken new measures in order to prevent people from using hand-held telephone while driving a car, and the project has, according to TV2 caught Danish police interest.
- We already knew that the technology exists, but we have not yet the knowledge of how well it works. We will with interest keep an eye on it and see which direction the development goes, says Christian Berthelsen from Rigspolitiets National Færdselscenter to TV2
the Technology consists of cameras that are specifically designed to detect when using a mobile phone while being driven the car.
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In Denmark, believe the police that the cameras will have a preventive effect.
- We are, of course, ensure that the control helps. When we keep make sure people become aware of it, and then you get a greater respect for it. And it is necessary and too bad, because we thought the people could make sure not to talk on the phone while they are driving, says Christian Berthelsen for TV2.
Will be taken in to use a handheld phone while driving a car, it costs a cut in short and a fine of 1500 dollars, and in addition you have to pay 500 crowns to Offerfonden. The fund is under the police, and it provides grants for projects to disseminate knowledge on and support road crash victims and victims of crimes.
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recently, it was filmed when a motorist ran a red light at Fisketorvet in Copenhagen, while he was sitting with his mobile. Video: the Council for Safe Traffic
Cars - 10. oct. 2019 - at. 14:14 is busy with the cell phone: Driver is running over glossy red