College student creates product to try to create safer interactions between drivers, law enforcement

A college student in Louisiana is getting positive feedback from a product he invented and hopes it will create safer interactions between drivers and police officers. David Price created The Safety Pouch — a small, bright orange pouch small enough to clip on a car visor.Drivers keep their license, registration, and proof of insurance inside. If the driver is pulled over by an officer they can move the pouch from their visor to the car window while keeping their hands in sight. Price said he came up with the idea when he first started driving on his own. “When I first got my driver’s license my parents sat me down at the table to have the talk with me,” says Price. “They explained to always keep my hands in sight when dealing with an officer, and if I do need to reach for my information, I always make sure to announce it to them. And don’t make any sudden movements.” Price has already received 1,400 pre-orders, and the product is patent-pending. The pouch has gotten a lot of attention from celebrities online, like fashion designer Tina Lawson, actress Holly Robinson-Peete, recording artist Erykah Badu, and models Gigi and Bella Hadid. “We’ve had people saying they wish they had the pouch in times when they had an encounter with an officer that led to them being pulled out of the vehicle,” says Price. “My parents loved the idea. They didn’t think it would get the attention it did get. So they were really surprised.” Price also hopes to one day have a meeting with the New Orleans Police Department to discuss how The Safety Pouch can be used by local drivers while interacting with officers. To learn more about the product, visit the website here.Watch the video above to learn more about this story.

A college student in Louisiana is getting positive feedback from a product he invented and hopes it will create safer interactions between drivers and police officers.

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David Price created The Safety Pouch — a small, bright orange pouch small enough to clip on a car visor.

Drivers keep their license, registration, and proof of insurance inside. If the driver is pulled over by an officer they can move the pouch from their visor to the car window while keeping their hands in sight. Price said he came up with the idea when he first started driving on his own.

“When I first got my driver’s license my parents sat me down at the table to have the talk with me,” says Price. “They explained to always keep my hands in sight when dealing with an officer, and if I do need to reach for my information, I always make sure to announce it to them. And don’t make any sudden movements.”

Price has already received 1,400 pre-orders, and the product is patent-pending. The pouch has gotten a lot of attention from celebrities online, like fashion designer Tina Lawson, actress Holly Robinson-Peete, recording artist Erykah Badu, and models Gigi and Bella Hadid.

“We’ve had people saying they wish they had the pouch in times when they had an encounter with an officer that led to them being pulled out of the vehicle,” says Price. “My parents loved the idea. They didn’t think it would get the attention it did get. So they were really surprised.”

Price also hopes to one day have a meeting with the New Orleans Police Department to discuss how The Safety Pouch can be used by local drivers while interacting with officers. To learn more about the product, visit the website here.

Watch the video above to learn more about this story.