Cadillac SRX Second Generation Forum - 2010+ Discussion, SRX Has a "Black Box" in Cadillac SRX Forums; Does everyone know that the SRX has an Event Data Recorder (page 12-18) which is similar to the black box ...
Does everyone know that the SRX has an Event Data Recorder (page 12-18) which is similar to the black box of an airplane? I'm not sure if this is good or bad. I just think everyone needs to be aware of it. Reason being, this information may be subpoenaed by law enforcement for prosecution purposes (page 12-19).
Event Data Recorders
This vehicle has an Event Data
Recorder (EDR). The main purpose
of an EDR is to record, in certain
crash or near crash-like situations,
such as an airbag deployment or
hitting a road obstacle, data that will
assist in understanding how a
vehicle's systems performed. The
EDR is designed to record data
related to vehicle dynamics and
safety systems for a short period of
time, typically 30 seconds or less.
The EDR in this vehicle is designed
to record such data as:
. How various systems in your
vehicle were operating
. Whether or not the driver and
passenger safety belts were
. How far, if at all, the driver was
pressing the accelerator and/or