Canada is making cars with eye monitors and kill switches
This includes a camera that monitors a driver’s eye and head movements to see if they may be intoxicated, as well as infrared sensors that measure alcohol levels. If your car decides you’re over the legal limit, your car shuts down.

TCS Wire

April 17, 2024

A Canadian company is creating anti-drunk driving technology that monitors your eye movements and alcohol levels via cameras and infrared sensors that can trigger a kill switch in your car.

Canada is making cars with eye monitors and kill switches

As reported by Drive.com, at the 2024 Consumer Electronics Show, the Canadian company Magna International unveiled the latest in drunk driving prevention tech.

This includes a camera that monitors a driver’s eye and head movements 24/7 to see if they may be intoxicated or drowsy, as well as infrared sensors that can measure and analyze the breath of a driver to determine the carbon dioxide and alcohol levels to calculate whether they’re above the legal limit.

If your car decides you’re over the legal limit, your car shuts down.

Despite ostensibly being intended to increase safety, the myriad ways that this sort of technology could be expanded, manipulated, and abused are obvious—not to mention it could get things wrong even when it does work as advertised. But that isn’t stopping countries around the world from mandating this technology be installed in all new vehicles.

This technology will soon be required in the US

In fact, the Biden regime in the US has done just that through an infrastructure bill, and as of 2026, if you buy a new car, it will be equipped with anti-drunk driving technology complete with a kill switch.

As reported by John Stossel, “You may not have heard about that because when reporters covered the last infrastructure bill, there was little mention of an item buried in the bill that includes a requirement that every new American car now must have a device to passively monitor performance of a driver, see if he may be impaired, and then limit vehicle operation.”

While this technology hasn’t been mandated in Canada yet, it is being made here, and MADD Canada has been in talks with and pressuring the Trudeau government to introduce a bill that would legally require all cars in Canada to be equipped with monitoring technology and kill switches.

In other words, it may only be a matter of time.

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