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Teresa Favuzzi

San Francisco to Require ‘Black Boxes’ in Cars

On Tuesday, San Francisco supervisors unanimously passed legislation that will require about 80 percent of the city’s vehicle fleet to install black boxes, or telematics, in order to hold city workers accountable for their driving.

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Search Scrambles for Black Box Clues in French Alps Plane Crash

A black box recovered from the scene and pulverized pieces of debris strewn across Alpine mountainsides held clues to what caused a German jetliner to take an unexplained eight-minute dive Tuesday midway through a flight from Spain to Germany, apparently killing all 150 people on board.