“Cube” Project launched in UK
According to UK iTV NEWS reported on November
11th，New crime-fighting equipment
piloted by Humberside Police will be unveiled at an event in Scunthorpe - ahead
of it being rolled out across the UK.
Police forces from across the country have
been heading to Scunthorpe where Humberside Police are leading the way in using
new technology to investigate road accidents and major car crime.
Humberside is the first force to try out a
so-called ''''crash cube'''' which provides information about collisions and stolen
vehicles almost instantly, and could transform the way investigations are
Senior Collision Investigation Officer and UK
Project Lead at Humberside Police, John Rusted said: “This is a pivotal development in which
Interpol and the major vehicle manufacturers have come together to agree a
device that can be used by law enforcement agencies to investigate serious or
fatal road traffic incidents together with vehicle related serious crime.
Dubbed "the cube", it can glean
information from cars involved in accidents - including speed and brake
application at the point of collision.
Chief Inspector Roger Mitchell from the roads
policing team at Humberside Police said: “This
advancement in technology provides an opportunity to become more effective and
efficient in capturing and interpreting data.“It
will have a real impact on serious collision investigations as well as vehicle