In May 2010, the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers endorsed making EDRs mandatory in all vehicles, but expressed concerns that some in Congress wanted more elaborate and expensive ones than are available.
The devices have been in use for about 20 years.
GM began widely installing the predecessor version of today's event data recorders in vehicles in the 1990 model year, and they became standard equipment in light-duty vehicles in the 1995 model year.
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Am I the only person in the world that didn't know that cars have been using "black box" data recorders since 1990?
Posted by Harvey at 12/11/2012 02:26:00 PM