Congress seems set on passing legislation that would make an Electronic Data Recorder (EDR) – the technical name for an automotive black box – required equipment on all new cars. And lawmakers also want to settle who owns the data on the devices, although that issue won't be nearly as cut-and-dried.
The federal government is poised at last to finalize legislation requiring all new vehicles to come equipped with a "black box" that records crash data. The White House Office of Management and Budget gave notice today that it had c... Read Post
It's looking very likely that a bill in Congress that will make mandatory the use of "black boxes"— more formally, Event Data Recorders (EDR) — will become law soon. These are little computers clad in rugged casings that record data... Read Post