Black Boxes in Cars likely to become Standard

Privacy advocates, automakers, insurance companies all have a stake in  potential legislation

Most people are aware of event data recorders, commonly called “black boxes,” in  airplanes. Many people don’t realize a variety of passenger cars also have these  devices — and they may be mandatory for 2015 model year cars.
There are black boxes in about 96 percent of cars for the 2013 model year,  according to the   National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. So having them in all cars  isn’t a big change, but along with that mandatory ruling will likely come some  additional parameters for what data is collected and how it is shared. The  details are what have civil-rights groups and some legislators concerned.
Read more: http://www.autoweek.com/article/20121218/carnews/121219892#ixzz2PRhcyjex Follow us: @AutoweekUSA on Twitter | AutoweekUSA on Facebook

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

At Scandinavian Coachcraft your safety is our primary concern…but we also want you looking and feeling good in your car.  Not only will your vehicle be returned to it’s original showroom appearance, but all safety related systems will be restored to the original specifications required by the manufacturer of your vehicle.

Whether you’ve been in a major accident or if you just want your vehicle looking pristine, Scandinavian Coachcraft is your #1 choice!

Give Scandinavian Coachcraft a call or drop by our facility and let us help you get back in your vehicle and on the road.

At Scandinavian Coachcraft you don’t need an appointment. You can come by for an estimate at any time within the business hours of 7am to 6pm on Weekdays and 8am to 2pm on Saturdays. Tel. (310) 479-5171.

Written by