Cycling Weekly (May 9th, 2017)

Texas police department implements distance measuring radar device to catch close passers

The device will make sure drivers are keeping at least three feet away when passing cyclists

“The Houston, Texas Police Department has launched a new enforcement campaign using a C3FT device on their police bicycles to help protect local cyclists.

Developed and engineered by the Austin, Texas based Codaxus LLC, the new device will allow cycling officers the ability to make sure vehicles are keeping the minimum three-feet distance when passing a cyclist.

>>> Every police force should have one of these cycling ‘close pass’ mats to educate drivers

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and Police Chief Art Acevedo announced the use of the device as part of the city’s campaign to increase protection of cyclists on the road.



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