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Catch a Bad Driver on Your Dash Cam? Upload it to This Database

Doug Newcomb pcmag.com Dash cams are now de rigueur for taxi and bus drivers and have led to alternatively horrific and hilarious crash-porn videos on YouTube. Now they’re being used in England and Wales for crowdsourced reporting of bad drivers to the police. The National Dash Cam Safety Portal (NDSP) allows people to upload video…

Dash cams capture it all, from bad driving to road trip photos

Rick Barrett jsonline.com Dashboard cameras, known for dramatic police videos and shots of meteors streaking across the sky, have gone mainstream as more people document their experiences on the road. Now there are three times as many online searches for terms like dash cam as there are for autonomous driving, according to new data from…

Should you buy a dash cam?

Forget about Russian dash cam hilarity: These are serious devices. autoblog.com At this point, a decent dash cam is relatively inexpensive, but what is a dash cam used for, and should you spend the money on one? To answer that question, let’s examine the purpose of dash cams, and then dive into the considerations surrounding…

5 Best Dash Cams – 2017

5 Best Dash Cams – 2017 Dashboard Cameras Tested and Approved Editor’s Note: It’s absolutely worth it to have a dash cam these days. They are cheap and provide evidence. popularmechanics.com 1 Novatek NT96650 G1W It’s no coincidence that the world’s best-selling dash cam also happens to be one of the cheapest, but for the…

Should Staffordshire Police use dash cams to catch bad drivers?

Philip Cullinane stokesentinel.co.uk The use of dash cam footage has already been successful in Wales Staffordshire has its fair share of bad drivers, just like any region. But should more be done by the local constabulary to capture the offenders? A new initiative over the border in Wales could hold the answers. About 60 cases…

Dangerous drivers prosecuted using dash cam footage

itv.com A campaign to highlight dangerous driving, which launched in October last year, has already resulted in 58 driving offences being caught on camera by the public. North Wales Police began Operation Snap in response to the increasing number of videos and photos they were receiving from people who had witnessed motoring offences on the…

December Update: Our Top 6 Videos from Last Month

getnexar.com This time we have dancing cops, pileups, and some insane road rage. Here are our last top moments for 2016 Each month, we present the videos captured by Nexar’s users that generated the most community buzz. Some are just for fun, while others present serious safety concerns. In the case of the latter, we’ll…

Best Dash Cams of 2016

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dashcamtalk.com July 21, 2016 We constantly get questions on what camera is best for certain situations.  For 2016, we believe these are the best cameras available depending on your specific need. Q. I am looking for the cheapest dash cam? A. Anything under $40 is typically poor quality. The minimum camera you should be looking…