New technology is increasingly used by state services. Recent action by the Olsztyn police has shown that drones can be a great help to officers. In just four hours, 31 traffic violations were found.
- Modern drones were delivered to Olsztyn policemen in March. They should serve as an aid in fighting lawbreaking while driving
- During the process of using the drones, the police officers revealed several dozen infractions, including the use of the phone while driving a car. Police activities were recorded online
- Drones are being used by police officers in many countries around the world, and all indications are that in the future they will be used on a large scale.
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Modern equipment was delivered to the policemen of Olsztyn in March of this year. He was supposed to help fight the road pirates. As the initial use of drones shows, their operation can be very efficient. In a short time, they revealed dozens of violations of road regulations, including, inter alia, non-compliance with road signs, use of a telephone while driving, or improperly secured cargo transported
Drones have revealed a driver wanted by the prosecutor’s office
According to Wirtualnemedia.pl, during the use of drones by the Olsztyn police, a driver without a driver’s license, but with a double driving ban, as well as a person sought by the Olsztyn Public Prosecutor’s Office, were arrested. .
The recording of the behavior of the Olsztyn policemen has been posted on the YouTube platform.
In the film published by the Olsztyn Regional Police Command, we can see policemen on National Route 51 in the municipality of Dobre Miasto. The movie is from July 17, 2021.
Drones are the future of services
Everything indicates that state services will increasingly use drones in the future. In addition, the Polish government plans to tighten penalties for traffic offenses and offenses. On the other hand, new technology may positively affect the effectiveness of detecting traffic offenders.
Of course, Poland is not the only country that uses drones to catch drivers who break the law. In Great Britain, this equipment has been used by the police for a long time.
According to wrc.net.pl, drones equipped with high-resolution cameras and thermal imaging equipment were first used there in 2019. This summer, services in Australia launched their drones to combat illegal racing.
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