New rule: Car buyers must be told about ‘black boxes’

As a follow-up to this long ago posting, the National Highway Traffic Safety Asministration has passed a resolution requiring car manufacturers to inform buyers if their cars are equipped with event data recorders (EDRs). Car manufacturers must comply with the…

PA Bill Seeks to Inform Drivers of Black Box in Vehicles

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has a story about a new bill in the Pennsylvania legislature (Senate Bill 1050) that would require car dealers to tell buyers about the existence of automible black boxes and give the car owner greater control over…

Black Boxes Capture Car-crash Data, Controversy

Warren Webb at EDN.com has posted a nice summary article on the vehicle black box controversy, "Black Boxes Capture Car-crash Data, Controversy": With little fanfare or customer notification, some automobile manufacturers have for years been recording your driving habits. Initially…