A futuristic gadget which disables suspect vehicles with radio waves could soon be used by police in car chases. It’s their latest weapon in safely ending pursuits.

The invention of a device which is effectively a stun gun for cars has roused the interest of senior officers.

They believe it could offer a safe alternative to high speed chases, which all too often result in deaths.

The number of people killed by crashes involving police cars in the UK is “far too high”, the Police Complaints Authority warned last year.

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