Tuesday 24 February 2009

A black box in every vehicle

The judge said it would never be known exactly how fast he was driving.

Which once again shows why every motor vehicle should carry a simple aircraft-style black box capable of recording vehicle speed at the time of a collision.

It is perfectly feasible, and all kinds of black box technology for cars already exist, including this and this. But as one manufacturer of black box technology conceded the only problems were political.