TITLE

On automotive event data recorders, or "black boxes"

AUTHOR(S)
Freeman, Dave
PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Portable Design;Apr2006, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the use of automotive event data recorders (EDRs) and its possible implication to invasion of privacy. EDRs record data which may consist of the speed of car, the use of seatbelts and break pedals. This has been used in investigating accidents in recent years that resulted to several convictions. Concern on privacy issues has been raised especially on auto insurances but positive results has also been evaluated. A business report on how telematics and EDRs may affect the insurance industry was made by Gartner, an industry research company. The global positioning system (GPS) is also categorized as another form of surveillance. As more safety in vehicle and motoring is created, days of being anonymous may be ending.
ACCESSION #
20537803

 

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