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Too Stoned Too Drive? New App Tests If your stoned to drive

August 13, 2015  |  Posted by: JammedUp Staff
Too Stoned Too Drive? New App Tests If your stoned to drive

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Marc Silverman is hoping his iPhone App “My Canary” will keep people safe from drugged-drivers.

“The public would be a lot more accepting if they felt more comfortable that people were driving safely and performing safely and there should be an easy test to help determine if you’re impaired,” said Silverman.

Silverman is a former engineer and says he has a long background in performance assessment.

“I’ve worked with NASA astronauts and professional baseball players and Parkinson’s disease patients. So this is my pedigree,” he said.

It is a pedigree he is now applying to pot.

According to CDOT in 2014, 116 people were killed in crashes involving a drugged driver.

Canary uses four tests to assess memory, reaction time, balance, and time perception.

App users take the test sober to record their personal baseline, then take it whenever they have consumed weed so the app can compare the two tests.

“People establish their own baseline, a personal profile. And it’s very straightforward to do. Only takes 5-10 minutes,” Silver said.

The app costs $4.99 in the App Store and Silverman says he’s marketing this app for pot users and not as a tool for law enforcement.

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