Brazil’s Federal District Traffic Office Tests Drugometer to Identify Drug Use

The test is done using the driver's fingerprint and can identify 15 types of drugs including crack, cocaine, and ecstasy. According to Detran's Director of Policing and Traffic Control, Brazil is one of the first American countries to use this device.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Traffic Department of the Federal District (Detran - DF) began testing a device called a drugometer, which is capable of identifying psychoactive substances in drivers' bodies.

The test is done using the driver's fingerprint and can identify 15 types of drugs including crack, cocaine, and ecstasy. The device will be tested in Dry Law operations in the Federal District.

According to Francisco Saraiva, Detran's Director of Policing and Traffic Control . . .

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