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French Police Using Drones to Catch Traffic Violators

 

Hundreds of fines have been issued by police in Bordeaux, France this summer as the result of a pilot program utilizing drones to monitor traffic. Cheaper and quieter than helicopter surveillance, drones provide near equal capabilities for capturing video and images of motorists committing infractions. Also, the birds eye view of roadways provides a more objective view than parked patrol cars are capable of, making it a more efficient tool for spotting illegal lane changes and aggresive driving.

Nov 16, 2017 11:18:07 AM

Topics: Public Safety