This Robot Gives High-Beaming Drivers A Taste Of Their Own Medicine
Don't actually build it. Bad idea. But, you know, it exists.
It happens. You’re on the road, at night, maybe you’re in the left lane, and a driver screeches up behind you, tailgating, high-beams flashing, to coax you into the other lane. What if you could get sweet, bright revenge?
Well, here is your neon sign telling you: DO NOT FIND A WAY TO DO THIS. That would be dangerous. Although there _is _a way to do this, it’s just a proof of concept.
A savvy DIY-er created the LuxBlaster, an Arduino-based mini-robot that can detect the strongest point of light in its view, and beam light back if the source reaches a certain threshold of brightness. This could (theoretically!) teach those drivers a lesson.
The creators has the instructions available online, but again, don’t take it on the road.