GM Supports Event Data Recorder (EDR) Mandate to Improve Vehicle Safety
In response to the Toyota recalls and questions of safety, Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) recently introduced legislation to mandate Event Data Recorders (EDRs) in all new vehicles. EDRs can provide important crash related data that will help promote vehicle and occupant safety on America’s roads.
“Broad EDR application and collection of data will help save lives and prevent injuries,” said Michael J. Robinson, vice president, Environment, Energy and Safety Policy.
GM began widely installing the predecessor version of today’s EDRs in vehicles in the 1990 model year, and they became standard equipment in light duty vehicles in the 1995 model year.