Reasons to Invest in A Dashboard Camera

A view from the passenger seat of a car, showing a dashboard cameraOne of the fastest growing pieces of vehicle technology in recent years has been the dashboard camera. That growth is only expected to increase in years to come.

There’s good reason for this: the dashboard camera is a versatile tool that can be a valuable resource in determining the cause of a car accident. Additionally, it can be used in ways that should ideally cut down on the number of accidents that take place in the future. Here are some reasons to invest in a dashboard camera for your vehicle:

Evidence of Who Was at Fault in an Accident

A dashboard camera will become activated when you start the engine on vehicle and will remain on until you switch your engine off. Most trips will be pretty uneventful, but there are some cases when you’ll be glad to have the camera. This will be especially true if you have the misfortune to be involved in an accident. While you may know it wasn’t your fault, that can be difficult to prove to police and insurance companies. However, the video captured on your dashboard camera may provide irrefutable evidence that you are not at fault, helping you both legally and financially.

Report Dangerous Drivers

You don’t have to be involved in an accident for your dashboard camera to provide evidence. If you’ve witnessed an accident that is clearly one driver’s fault, you can submit that evidence to the proper authorities. And you don’t even have to wait for a bad driver to cause an accident. If you observe someone driving dangerously and illegally, you can collect and submit that evidence as well.

Monitor Younger Drivers

Sending your child out on the road alone for the first time is one of the most nerve-wracking aspects of being a parent. Car accidents are one of the leading causes of death for young people. Dashboard cameras give you the ability to monitor your child’s driving. You can take away their keys if they’re driving dangerously or just give them a few pointers based on what you’ve noticed.

Despite our best efforts, accident continue to happen. If you’re involved in one, 4N6XPRT Systems can provide you with the tools you need to perform auto accident reconstruction during lawsuits, criminal defense cases, insurance claims, and more. Call us today at 619-464-3478 today to see how we can help!