Black box recorders are widely used by insurance companies and road accident investigators to assess major car crashes. However, the technology has not been able to accurately determine what has occurred in low-level crashes – until now. Wayne Gilbert, CTO, Risk Technology, explains.
When vehicles are involved in a serious crash, there is little doubt that the event has occurred as sizeable, easily measurable g-forces are generated by the impact. The vehicles stop, names and addresses are exchanged, and an insurance claim usually results.
Industry insight: Insurance telematics
Industry insight: Telematics and data
Consumer Telematics Show 2014