French drivers protest introduction of black box recorders in cars

Hundreds of thousands of French drivers have signed a petition protesting new rules that will require "black box" data recorders in cars.
10 ways to save money on your car insurance

10 ways to save money on your car insurance

Insurance premiums are one of the most expensive, unpredictable and often frustrating parts of car ownership. But you can keep costs down.
Rural road car crash

Revealed: the time you're most likely to crash

New analysis of black box vehicle data claims to have uncovered the time of day when drivers are most at risk of being caught up in a car crash.
Automatic speed limiters for new cars approved by European Commission

Automatic speed limiters for new cars approved

All new cars will automatically adhere to speed limits on public roads within the next three years under new EU rules.
Speed limiters and black boxes could soon be mandatory on all new cars

Speed limiters could soon be mandatory on new cars

Speed limiters and data recorders could soon become mandatory on all new cars if new legislation is voted though the European Parliament.
Young drivers using black boxes ‘as safe as older drivers’

Black boxes make young drivers as safe as anyone

The notion that young drivers are more likely to crash than older drivers has been turned on its head by new data from a car insurance company sp

Black boxes to be standard 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.

Pay-as-you-drive car insurance now offered in UK

A new pay-as-you-drive car insurance initiative has been launched in the UK, with the service being designed with low mileage drivers in mind.
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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How your car's gadgets can be used to track your movements...

After a sat nav helped prove its owner was a killer, Driving reveals how our cars are increasingly keeping tabs on our every move...
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News: Speed limiters may be made compulsory for new...

Devices that stop cars being driven above the speed limit could become compulsory on new vehicles, along with “black box” accident data recorders.
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News: Drivers fear EU's "mandatory black boxes", but...

Its implementation is still more than two years away but a system that will be fitted to all new cars is already spreading confusion.