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Debating black boxes in cars: Hoeven, Klobuchar introduce driver privacy bill

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While driving in North Dakota, the information in a car’s “black box” — such as whether the seatbelt is buckled and how far the accelerator is pressed down — belongs to drivers.

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But cross the river into Minnesota, or drive in 35 other states, and that data can be accessed by law enforcement, insurance companies, automakers and others without the driver’s consent.

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Charly Haley
Charly Haley covers city government for the Grand Forks Herald. As night reporter, she also has many general assignments. Haley is a graduate of Minnesota State University Moorhead, and her hometown is Sartell, Minn. Read more of her reporting about the city of Grand Forks at citystreetbeat.areavoices.com.
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