What is this… smoke and mirrors? They have been putting these things in cars for years, yet now they want to make something out of it. What are they trying to distract our attention from now? . . . EDITOR
by Cyrus Farivar – Dec 8 2012, 1:57pm EST
But some fear that there isn’t enough built-in data protection for such devices.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has proposed a new unified standard for event data recorders for cars, commonly known as “black boxes.”
Such devices, which are already in use in 96 percent of 2013 model year cars, record various types of data that can be accessed in multiple ways. The agency also estimates that 92 percent of 2010 model year cars have “some EDR capability.” The NHTSA estimates that requiring EDRs would add just $20 in manufacturing costs to each car. . . . Read Complete Report