Each year, scientists are working on ways to prevent drunk driving. It’s a serious problem that has resulted in thousands of lives lost every year. According to a report from ABC News, a major manufacturer of tortilla chips is making a limited edition bag of chips that can detect how much a person has had to drink and if they are safe to drive home from the party. This is mainly for people who like to get together to watch live sporting events like the Super Bowl.
The bag, officially called a party safe bag, contains a sensor and a micro-controller that is said to be capable to detect if a person has been drinking. The way the technology works is that it is supposed to be able to determine from a person’s breath if that person had been drinking an alcoholic beverage. If the bag detects that that person had been drinking alcohol, the logo on the bag will display a red steering wheel. If he person is clear to drive, it will display a green circle. Continue reading