Thursday, May 26, 2011


Automobile Black Box Data Recording Devices Required Starting in June 2011

Black boxes for vehicles to be compulsory by next month

UK Daily Mail

By next month, every driver in the U.S. will be required to have a black box in their vehicle.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will declare that all automobiles are required to contain the event data recorder - similar to those found in aircraft - in order to monitor driving habits and provide a snapshot of the final moment of impact if the car crashes.

The snapshot will be able to be viewed by law enforcement, insurance companies and automakers and the owner of the vehicle will not be able to turn it on or off...

Critics of the mandate see it as another Big Brother-style invasion of privacy by the government while others believe it is a way to keep tabs on drivers...[Full Article]

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Black Box Devices To Be Used In New Cars

E Canada Now - ‎21 hours ago‎
The same kind of black boxes that are used in airplanes to monitor their speed and past performance may also be coming to cars. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced that they are contemplating on requiring all vehicles to ...

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