A Kickstarter campaign aims to end speeding fines for motorists through its TrapTap wireless speed trap-detecting module.
The TrapTap is a “stylish wireless button” that warns you of speed traps, red light cameras, and school zones by flashing different colours.
The device works thanks to its database of red light cameras and school zones, and relies on community feedback to keep its speed trap data up to date.
“TrapTap is completely legal and acts like your personal co-pilot, constantly warning you of danger,” said the campaign.
The device is placed on a car’s dashboard and flashes the different colours – red, blue, or green – depending on which camera/zone is approaching.
It is connected to a smartphone and uses its GPS and the TrapTap app to send the device notifications.
TrapTap had raised $330,000 at the time of writing, after aiming to take in $85,000.
TrapTap in South Africa
Trap has been pre-mapped to work in over 60 countries, with South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Namibia among the supported territories.
The video below details the TrapTap Kickstarter campaign.