Black box data recorders set to become mandatory equipment on new cars


All new cars may be required to be fitted with a 'black box' data recorder, as part of European Union measures to improve road safety.

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Black box proved motorist was fined one minute after parking

Black box proved motorist fined after one minute


A motorist successfully appealed against a £100 parking ticket by using a black-box recorder to prove that the penalty was issued within a minute
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Its implementation is still more than two years away but a system that will be fitted to all new cars is already spreading confusion.