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AI cameras to catch texting Australian drivers



Artificial intelligence (AI) cameras capable of detecting drivers who are using their mobiles illegally have been activated in Australia.

 

The cameras were launched by New South Wales (NSW) Transport on 1 December.

 

Drivers spotted by the AI during its first three months of use will receive a warning letter but after that they could face a fine.

 

A trial of the tool in the first half of 2019 successfully detected 100,000 drivers using a mobile illegally.

 

"Some people have not got the message about using their phones legally and safely," said Andrew Constance, minister for roads.

 

"If they think they can continue to put the safety of themselves, their passengers and the communit...
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