World-first technology could help stop thousands of Australians from texting and driving.
Victorian police have trialled red-light style cameras capable of photographing drivers using their mobile phones while driving.
More than 270 people have been caught in a five hour test on the Eastern Freeway, police told the Daily Telegraph.
Another surver on the CityLink found on average one person every thirty seconds was illegally using their phone while driving.
Authorities said while they were looking at ways to improve safety, they had no plans to introduce it permanently.