Is it worth installing a dash cam?
Why install a dash cam? They're an effective way to see how we and others drive, and useful for finding out who was at fault in a car accident. And if you ever break down, a dash cam can act as a GPS tracker which can help the emergency services find you.
What is a good dash cam to buy?
The best dash cam in 2022
- Garmin Dash Cam 67W. A compact, high-quality dash cam with magnetic mount and 180° field of view.
- Garmin Dash Cam Mini 2. A tiny voice controlled dash cam but it doesn't have a screen.
- Thinkware Q800 Pro.
- Nextbase 622GW.
- Miofive 4K Dash Cam.
- Thinkware F200 Pro.
- Nexar Beam.
- Kenwood DRV-A601W.
Should I remove my dash cam at night?
If you own a dash camera which doesn't have parking mode, leaving it in the car overnight may only attract unwelcome attention. In those cases, it's important to remember to remove the device from the windscreen when possible.
How much does it cost to install a dashcam?
Dash cam installation should cost between $35 and $50. However, many models are “plug-and-play,” meaning they can be plugged into a vehicle port – such as a cigarette lighter, or a truck's OBD-II port – and shouldn't cost anything to have installed.