Car black boxes provide crucial accident data – Video on NBCNews.com

Video on msnbc.com: For decades there has been a great deal of attention given to making cars safer, but what most drivers don’t know is that a small recorder present in most of today’s cars is keeping track of critical data in case of…

Steven M. Sweat‘s insight:

Interesting debate going on as to whether the data recorders in cars are a “privacy violation” or a necessary feature to promote car safety.  Many people don’t realize that many modern vehicles have a recording device much like the “black boxes” in airplanes.  It records crucial data following an accident.  As a personal injury lawyer that represents car accident victims, I am interested in how these devices may assist in the investigation of accident claims and determinations as to how the incident occured and to whom legal fault should be attributed.

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