Saturday, July 21, 2012

NYT article: Cameras Are Cyclists’ "Black Boxes" in Accidents


WASHINGTON — When Evan Wilder went flying onto the pavement during his 
bicycle commute one morning here, he didn't have time to notice the license 
plate of the pickup truck that had sideswiped him after its driver hurled a 
curse at him. Nor did a witness driving another car.

But the video camera Mr. Wilder had strapped to his head caught the whole 
episode. After watching a recording of the incident later, Mr. Wilder gave the 
license plate number to the police and a suspect was eventually charged with 
leaving the scene of an accident.

Read the entire article:      http://nyti.ms/SLmyzU




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