Motor Vehicle Event Data Recorders

Motor Vehicle Event Data Recorders

CLE Hours: 
1.5
CLE Credit: 
Substantive
Course Level: 
Basic

Accident Reconstructionists, whether in law enforcement or the civil arena, have a large variety of tools available to assist in the reconstructing of a motor vehicle crash. One of the best tools available for analyzing vehicle systems during the crash sequence is a download from the Event Data Recorder (Affectionately dubbed the “Black Box” by the media).

In this session, we shall discuss the relevant history of Event Data Recorder (EDR) and the Bosch© CDR Tool; how the Event Data Recorder functions; discuss common “Terms of Art” for EDR technology, Event Data Recorder Mythology and legal considerations.

Instructor(s): 
Kenneth S. Buchner