Event Data Recorder Analysis

Data collected from an automotive Event Data Recorder (EDR) is one tool in understanding the sequence of events, component failures, crash dynamics and vehicle safety alerts before and after a crash. Analysts will examine data points that include speed, steering, braking, acceleration, seatbelt use, force of impact and whether airbags deployed among many other details about a triggering event.

Event Data Recorder Downloads

Experts will collect and analyze data from Event Data Recorders (EDR) that are found in most vehicles. This vital information can provide both pre-crash data and post-crash data, which may help question to help answer many questions.  What speed was the vehicle going during the last few seconds before impact, were the brakes applied, what percentage of throttle was applied, were the occupants wearing seat belts, did the driver attempt any avoidance steering maneuvers?  Evidence regarding unwanted acceleration and struck while parked issues, as well as many other types of accidents can be resolved with the information stored in the Event Data Recorder
(EDR).