Toyota technology against drunk driving
The Japan's Toyota Motor Company will help her down the number of road accidents? In any case, AFP reports that the automaker is currently developing a device capable of blocking the use of a vehicle if an abnormally high rate of alcohol was detected in the driver.
This system is composed of a breathalyzer topped with a digital camera detects if the driver has consumed alcohol while taking this last photo to make an identification. In the case of a positive result, and the degree of alcohol detected, the mechanism prevents the driver crashes or simply starting the vehicle.
Currently, the firm conducts a test run in partnership with the truck maker Hino Motors and expected vehicles to certain companies and government organizations. In the United States, some states also require people who have been prosecuted for driving while intoxicated to install a breathalyzer also start blocking if consumed above the law.