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Obama Bypasses Congress to Mandate Black Boxes for All Cars—Beginning in ’14

Bypassing Congress, the Obama administration has issued a proposed administrative rule, which if adopted, would mandate the installation of “black boxes” in all automobiles and light trucks beginning in 2014.

 

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The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) proposed the regulation on Dec. 7, which it said “would capture valuable safety-related data in the seconds before and during a motor vehicle crash.”

 

 

The proposed standard would require automakers to install event data recorders (EDRs)—so-called “black box devices”—to collect specific safety-related data in all light passenger vehicles beginning Sept. 1, 2014. …

 

(Excerpt) Read more at cnsnews.com …

 

via Obama Bypasses Congress to Mandate Black Boxes for All Cars—Beginning in ’14.

 

 

 

 

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