Anyone know if the S40 has a black box?<p><br><A HREF="http://money.cnn.com/2006/08/21/autos/event_data_recorder_rule/index.htm" TARGET="_blank">http://money.cnn.com/2006/08/2...x.htm</A><p>NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has passed a regulation requiring car makers to inform customers when their car has been equipped with an Event Data Recorder, the agency said Monday.<p>EDRs, similar to "black boxes" used in commercial airliners, record data about what a car is doing in the moments just before and after a crash. They do not record the voices of occupants but they do record things like speed, steering wheel movement, how hard the brakes are being pressed and the actual movement of the car itself.<p>Buying a safe car no longer has to cost you a lot of money. Here are some prime examples. (more)<br>About 64 percent of model year 2005 cars were equipped with EDRs, according to NHTSA. Some manufacturer's already include information about the EDR in the owners manual, but not all, said Rae Tyson, a spokesman for NHTSA.<p>"If you have a new vehicle, chances are it's got one," he said.