News & Analysis as of

Black Box

Motor Carriers Get Small Reprieve in Electronic Logging Device Implementation

by Holland & Knight LLP on

Trucking companies will receive a small reprieve when it comes to implementation of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's (FMCSA) electronic logging device (ELD) rule that takes effect on Dec. 18, 2017. The rule,...more

Data Privacy Issues of Self-Driving Vehicles

by Bryan Cave on

In the next five years we will see more and more self-driving vehicles, or autonomous vehicles, hit the market. An “autonomous vehicle” is a vehicle capable of navigating roadways and interpreting traffic-control devices...more

Germany Permits Automated Vehicles

by White & Case LLP on

On 21 June 2017, Germany enacted a bill legalizing automated vehicles ("AV Bill"). The AV Bill modifies the current Road Traffic Act and defines the requirements for highly and fully automated vehicles to use public roads. It...more

Vehicle Event Data Recorders

by Bryan Cave on

Event data recorders, also known as “black boxes” or “sensing diagnostic modules,” capture information such as the speed of a vehicle and the use of a safety belt. In the event of a collision this information can be used to...more

Warrant Needed for “Black Box” Data in Florida

by Wilson Elser on

In a case of first impression in Florida, a split appellate court in State of Florida v. Charles Wiley Worsham Jr., No. 4D15-2733 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. Mar. 29, 2017), held that a warrant was necessary before law enforcement...more

Florida Court Extends Privacy Rights to Vehicle Black Box

In a case of first impression, the Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal held that police need a warrant to search a vehicle’s black box or event data recorder (EDR)....more

Department of Transportation Releases Policy Guidance on Autonomous Vehicle Technology (Part I: Industry Guidance)

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

As automakers and their suppliers alike have been working through the issues confronting autonomous vehicles, they have been doing so with a giant blind spot: just how the federal government, which regulates almost every...more

While your home is your castle where privacy is concerned, not so much for your car: Or what does automotive technology, privacy...

by Dickinson Wright on

For a number of years, auto manufacturers have been quietly installing something akin to black boxes in passenger cars. Originally, these devices were solely for airbag deployment, but today, these boxes or SDM’s (Sensing...more

“Auto-Pilot” May Not Be Perfect, But It May Be Better

by Cozen O'Connor on

Virtually every day there are media reports regarding the introduction of driverless cars to mainstream consumers. As driverless cars rapidly accelerate from concept to commercialization, it is becoming increasingly apparent...more

Defence & Indemnity - April 2016: IV. PRACTICE ISSUES

by Field Law on

A. Do police need a warrant to access the data on a vehicle’s airbag control module without the owner or driver’s permission? R. v. Glenfield, [2015] O.J. No. 1212, per Hambly, J. [4175]...more

Best Practices for Handling Vehicle Event Data Recorders

by Bryan Cave on

Event data recorders, also known as “black boxes” or “sensing diagnostic modules,” capture information such as the speed of a vehicle and the use of a safety belt. In the event of a collision this information can be used to...more

Data stored on aiplanes’ black boxes may help a personal injury claim

by Howard Ankin on

Most safety experts agree that flying is the safest from of travel in existence today. However, airplane accidents, while rare compared to car crashes, do occur with regularity. ...more

On the Ninth Day of Privacy, my true love gave to me….

a tracking device in my car …. she is now my ex-true love…. A year ago, privacy and data security issues in the media were all about credit cards and identity theft. Concerns about privacy related to location data...more

Top 5 takeaways on connected cars

by DLA Piper on

Here are the main legal topics on connected cars covered during the Connected Automobiles conference where I gave a presentation named “Privacy and regulations: state-of-the-art and future issues” on legal issues relating to...more

Spotlight on Privacy in the Automotive Industry

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

Privacy is a hot topic these days, and the automotive industry is no exception. Connected cars, in-car location services, telematics systems, event data records (black boxes), driverless cars, online consumer targeted...more

The "Internet Of Things" Will Impact Law And Regulation In 2014

by Carlton Fields on

If 2013 was the year of "Big Data," 2014 will be the year of the "Internet of Things." The Internet of Things is the network of physical objects that contain embedded technology to communicate and sense or interact with...more

BB&K Police Chief Bulletin: Search of Vehicle “Black Box" - Admissible Evidence Captured by Vehicle’s Sensing Diagnostic Module

by Best Best & Krieger LLP on

Overview: A California appellate court recently upheld the admission of evidence obtained from the sensing diagnostic module (SDM) of a vehicle impounded after a fatal crash. The SDM decides whether to deploy air bags based...more

17 Results
|
View per page
Page: of 1
Cybersecurity

"My best business intelligence,
in one easy email…"

Your first step to building a free, personalized, morning email brief covering pertinent authors and topics on JD Supra:
Sign up using*

Already signed up? Log in here

*By using the service, you signify your acceptance of JD Supra's Privacy Policy.
*With LinkedIn, you don't need to create a separate login to manage your free JD Supra account, and we can make suggestions based on your needs and interests. We will not post anything on LinkedIn in your name. Or, sign up using your email address.