Technology: You’re car won’t start if you drink too much

on 10/06/15 at 12:20 pm

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  • Technology is being researched by the Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety (DADSS)
  • Breath-based and touch-based sensors could be employed in vehicles
  • The breath-based system could measure the amount of alcohol molecules in the driver’s breath
  • The touch-based system would use¬†near-infrared tissue spectroscopy to see how much alcohol is in a person’s blood¬†

Blood alcohol sensor technology might cause cars to shut down if they sense drivers are over the legal blood alcohol limit, it has been revealed.

A video showcasing the technology that is being researched by the Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety (DADSS) was published Thursday to YouTube.

Breath-based and touch-based sensors could be employed in vehicles.