Many different brands of vehicle cameras are on offer these days. So, where do you start?Although it is correct that installing a front dash camera system is very easy and takes only a few minutes to complete before you are up and running – you do need to consider a few questions before purchasing the […]
Advice on the best dashboard cameras available, installing, using and buying.
This is a special safety message to senior drivers and those who care about their older relatives and friends.The Problem:Older drivers (aged over 65) are more likely to cause a road accident than those aged between 25 and 64. However, they are far less likely to cause an accident than drivers under 25, according to […]
The three main types of aftermarket vehicle camera kits available are Backup or Reversing, Dash Cam or Forward facing, and Dual dash and reverse cameras.Choosing which one to buy can be difficult. Backup camera kits are purely for aiding the driver when reversing. Normally they do not record video footage. A dashcam’s main purpose is to record […]
Some Dash cameras and dual backup and dashcam recorders offer Wifi or Bluetooth for downloading recorded footage. So which is best for this application?Wifi transmits data via the internet from one device to another – usually computers, whereas Bluetooth uses a dedicated radio frequency to send data between digital devices over a short distance – […]
Dashcam regulations – an overview of legislationAdvice on a dash cam installation and video recording from your vehicle’s front or rear facing DVR camera. The legal requirements regarding dashcams are:Where on your windshield you install your aftermarket DVR dash camera;Is the video recording on either dash or backup camera invading the privacy of others; Is the audio […]
Dash-mounted cameras have been used in police cars and security companies for years and in some cases provide evidence in court but many private motorists and haulage operators have yet to install video cameras in their cars and trucks. See the dashcams we are recommending right now So, do you need a dashboard video camera […]
What is the field of view (or angle of view) of a reversing camera, and why is it important?The field of view is what can be seen behind the car, SUV, truck or campervan by the camera lens. Of course, some of this area can be seen by using the rear view mirror and side […]