Latest Event data recorder Stories

2014-05-21 16:21:15

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MLG Automotive Law, APLC filed a wrongful death lawsuit against General Motors today for concealing an ignition switch defect that killed 20-year-old Ben Hair. Ben was killed when he lost control of his 2007 Pontiac G5 while traveling down an isolated Virginia road on a Sunday afternoon, hitting a tree at 50 mph. The accident occurred two weeks before his 21st birthday and just 12 days before Christmas....

2012-12-21 05:02:34

According to the Los Angeles Times*, a proposal to make event data recorders standard on all new model light passenger vehicles is expected to be finalized in the near future. Event data recorders, more commonly known as “black boxes”, collect important information that can be used to help find the cause of serious-injury auto collisions. Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) December 20, 2012 According to the Los Angeles Times*, a proposal to make event data recorders standard on all...

Black Box Recorders Proposed For All Vehicles
2012-12-08 08:14:19

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online New cars and light trucks may soon be required to come equipped with event data recorders (EDRs) similar to the "black boxes" that log information for review in case of an accident, according to Associated Press (AP) reports. According to the AP, a review of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) black box proposal was completed Friday by the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the official...

2010-07-21 12:00:00

House Committee Leaders Join In Call For Immediate Action In Congress WASHINGTON, July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the August Congressional recess nears, family members victimized by faulty cars that accelerated out-of-control gathered on Capitol Hill with key auto safety leaders, House Energy and Commerce Committee chair, Rep. Henry Waxman (D-CA), and committee members Rep. Bart Stupak (D-MI) and Rep. Bruce L. Braley (D-IA), to urge passage in Congress of the Motor Vehicle Safety...

2010-05-05 12:00:00

TORRANCE, Calif., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today announced that it has expanded the number of Event Data Recorder (EDR) readout devices in North America and the U.S. territories to 150 and is actively training internal and field staff on their use. An EDR records specific vehicle information in the event of air bag deployment or sufficient impact, and this data is intended to help understand how a vehicle's various systems functioned in a crash. The...

2010-02-26 15:21:00

DETROIT, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- General Motors applauds Representative Gene Green (D-TX) for his support of a Federal mandate to install Event Data Recorders (EDRs) in all new vehicles. EDRs can provide important crash related data that will help promote vehicle and occupant safety on America's roads. "Broad EDR application and collection of data will help save lives and prevent injuries," said Michael J. Robinson, Vice President, Environment, Energy and Safety Policy. EDRs record data...

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