Watching your driving

Watching your driving
July 12, 2012 Economist.com
driving

Data recording technology devices commonly found in airliners called “black boxes” allow investigators to discover what caused an airliner to crash. Similar recording systems are fitted to some trains, ships and lorries. Now a bill in America’s Congress seeks to make it compulsory for data recorders to be fitted to all cars by 2015. The idea is that data captured by the recorders would give investigators and road-safety officials a better understanding of how crashes happen. It would also help police and insurance companies to apportion blame. Watching your driving has never been this revealing…

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