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The next time -- floor while driving along the highway you may want to think twice there's increasing chances your car.
Comes with a 10 please.
It's a black box even though -- can help determine the cause of an accident.
They can also record just how fast you're going if you drive from New York to Cleveland on occasion -- allowed to go seventy miles per hour and Ohio but you.
Michael 85 announcing it that.
Hello -- lots of other data and if your car doesn't have it now the government is pushing to have those boxes installed -- all new cars by 2014 now.
Is this just bid giving the government be key to invade personal privacy or.
For more on this for -- to turn to Lauren fix the cars.
And should -- you know that -- and I were having a great discussion what kind of car -- on the Studebaker guy.
-- -- Ford Shelby person and your daughters actually -- -- yes yes is this and that there already these black boxes are already on 93% cars are tied into I guess the the airbag systems right.
Right there in -- in the seat -- as well sell if you have an Audi Mercedes you're one of the lucky few manufacturers that don't have them.
-- -- -- 93% of the cars on the road today have that and since the nineties GM started doing it for many if you about why they're even there.
I mean why would you even have a look you -- a Toyota during that Toyota debacle.
That was information -- -- I didn't want to share around but that's your personal private -- Information -- I was alluding to someone who I know may be speeding on the Ohio turnpike frank who would own that information or is it information that's -- -- the way my cell phone transmits data and stitches on me.
Well that's why I I'm saying there's a privacy issue because -- information belongs to you the fourth amendment rights it's your car it's the way you drive and would you wanna give that information up -- supposed to fourth amendment rights that are in Britain -- our bill of rights says the you don't have to -- this information but what if you get pulled in riot police officer in those fifteen points and information.
Become available to them -- you know what I'm gonna have to plug you into the onboard diagnostics underneath your -- look at that.
Not so hard to do you are busy day by these devices by the way to -- again to over the diagnostics but some of -- -- are they doing that.
No they're not.
However progressive insurance does offer the little box and plug and all right do you -- seatbelt you know G speed.
You know when you're driving like and then -- offer you a discount and that's great especially if you're not a speeder you always.
You willingly saying to progressive which is by the way based in Cleveland Ohio and it appears that economically -- banner -- -- you you can you're making a deal willingly with progressive essentially you're getting a discount.
So progress and is paying you for the right to collect the information I think it was a case of the Nissan leaf which by the way got the test drive in Tennessee few years ago and no we did not speed.
I needed I can't really well it's always been kind of left out all electric.
I mean it's -- pretty guy but he's got a whole concept yeah like those that they they had the computer system black box is that we're actually transmitting data that Nissan was collecting since they could improve the vehicle right.
But that -- the kind of it -- gray area for a lot of people.
Right if I as far as collecting information tell -- -- service bulletins recalls were having this inherent problem across this particular model or particular branch.
It makes its -- -- sense to allow them access to that information is only gonna help you and other owners of that in your make and model however.
I don't want the government having information about the way I drive.
It's not a GPS they don't know where your gull wing and you know they do know if you Wear a seatbelt and then information belongs to you or to the car manufacturer to share that information.
To have -- available to the government.
Is an issue to me.
And AAA has always been wonderful is against those that want privacy they want AAA is actually come out and says that they -- some privacy guarantees that these devices and I I -- definitely agree what that I want to privacy guarantees you're not getting -- with fifteen points and information.
They could actually increase it to more you would never know as a consumer how would you know you wouldn't know until you get a speeding ticket in the mail.
Maybe you have a problem and you get -- a letter for court at what point -- there a line in the sand at what point do you want government intervention at what point are you willing.
To give up this information so that's why there needs to be some rules and regulations before nearly.
Put black boxes and everything and put a blanket over -- All right so I'm going to finish this by saying I've learned my lesson and I promise never to do it again -- -- that -- very -- is that you really quick if you had a choice Packard or cord.
Who I -- the -- I don't know the act literally -- to vote him.
Often beautiful the uncles anybody who loves cars of that -- heart thank you very much we'll speak to get a little bit later on you.
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