This robot aims to make traffic stops safer for everyone

  
Via:  perrie-halpern  •  3 months ago  •  10 comments

This robot aims to make traffic stops safer for everyone
Designed to make traffic stops safer, the prototype allows police officers to interact with a driver from their car. It even deploys spikes to prevent the driver from speeding away.

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Trout Giggles
1  Trout Giggles    3 months ago

Robo-Cop?

 
 
 
Perrie Halpern R.A.
1.1  seeder  Perrie Halpern R.A.  replied to  Trout Giggles @1    3 months ago

My thoughts exactly. I was just amazed how efficiently the little guy did the job. You can't even get away because he puts down spikes. 

 
 
 
Greg Jones
1.1.1  Greg Jones  replied to  Perrie Halpern R.A. @1.1    3 months ago

How does it handle a felony stop?

 
 
 
Trout Giggles
1.1.2  Trout Giggles  replied to  Greg Jones @1.1.1    3 months ago
It even deploys spikes to prevent the driver from speeding away.
 
 
 
Goodtime Charlie
2  Goodtime Charlie    3 months ago

If a passing motorist hits Robo-Cop will they be charged with vehicular homicide? jrSmiley_87_smiley_image.gif

 
 
 
Perrie Halpern R.A.
2.1  seeder  Perrie Halpern R.A.  replied to  Goodtime Charlie @2    3 months ago

LOL, good one.

Probably more like AIicide. 

 
 
 
It Is ME
3  It Is ME    3 months ago

What happens if you get a "Smartass" cop that has a tickle in his funny bone that day, and deploys your Spike Strips for giggles ?

As we all know, there are bad Cops out there. 

Stay Safe !

 
 
 
Perrie Halpern R.A.
3.1  seeder  Perrie Halpern R.A.  replied to  It Is ME @3    3 months ago

Good point!

I am assuming that there is some sort of video record included with the device. If so, it might make things better not worse.

 
 
 
It Is ME
3.1.1  It Is ME  replied to  Perrie Halpern R.A. @3.1    3 months ago

I just don't like not having control of what "I" do. I'm nervous sitting in the passenger seat when someone else is driving. LOL ! jrSmiley_19_smiley_image.gif

 
 
 
luther28
4  luther28    3 months ago

Too much left in the hands of technology, but then again I still use a flip phone (begrudgingly):)

 
 
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