New radar gun from Virginia company could help police catch drivers who text

Posted at 10:11 AM, Apr 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-16 10:11:58-04

New technology could help officers catch those texting behind the wheel.

The technology is a futuristic radar gun. It’s called the “Sniffer Sleuth” and can reportedly detect the frequency transmitted by a phone when a driver sends a text message, makes a call or send an email while driving.

A Virginia company called Comsonics is developing the new device.

Critics say the idea poses a lot of unanswered questions, such as how the device could tell the difference between driver texts and passenger texts.