For those who don't necessarily take God with them as their co-pilot, automotive engineers have installed data recorders in many new vehicles to bear witness when Judgement Day comes a-callin'. Needless to say, privacy advocates aren't particularly excited by this development, including your friends here at Jalopnik. California was the first state in the union to pass laws governing the way the information can be used, while Arkansas, Nevada, New York, North Dakota and Texas quickly followed suit. Nevertheless, the Feds are big on the technology. We wouldn't be surprised if this ends up like the medi-pot wars, minus the added fun of seeing hippies getting frisked.
Big Brother: Should it be in your car [Detroit News]