NY Studies ‘Textalyzer’ to Police Phone Use by Drivers

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Police in New York state may soon have a high-tech way of catching texting drivers: a device known as a textalyzer that allows an officer to quickly check if a cellphone had been in use before a crash, reports the Associated Press. Gov. Andrew Cuomo has directed the Governor's Traffic Safety Committee to examine the technology and the questions about privacy and civil liberties its use would raise. The device is . . .

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