COPS USE NEW DETECTOR LIKE RADAR FOR BIKE-BUZZERS
“Did you know there’s a law in many states dictating how much passing space you need to give a bicyclist on the road? Wisconsin set the tone for the legislation back in 1973, and since then 33 states have added some kind of legislation of the books covering “Safe Passing,” 26 of which have set an actual minimum distance between the driver and the bike.
Up until now that has been a mere suggestion, since there’s been no real way to measure such offenses other than by eye. Codaxus LLC, an Austin-based startup has created an ultrasonic detector called Physics Package C3FT that mounts to bicycle handlebars expressly for the purpose of deducing passing distances. The detector itself sits on an adjustable arm and displays the distance measurement; sound and LEDs let the rider know when they’re too close.
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