'Black Box' Regulations to Take Effect Next Month
NHTSA sets new standards for the devices, continues to push for requiring them in all vehicles.
"The [new] rules state that the data must be retrievable and specify how precisely the sensors must measure parameters like the impact jolt in the sideways or forward-and-back direction; the engine speed and throttle position; the steering input; and the speed of airbag deployment," Matthew L. Wald writes in The Times.
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