7 Good Reasons You Should Buy A Dash Cam

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7 Good Reasons Why You Should Buy a Dash Cam

The points below are used to illustrate the infographic above on reasons to use dash cams.


Point 1:

Video Proof

  • With footage of exactly what happened, you have evidence to defend yourself. Give it to the police, the court, and your insurance company.
  • 1060 people are injured in car crashes that involve distracted drivers.

Point 2:

Contest a Ticket

  • Offer proof to the officer on the spot to avoid a citation, or bring it to court to prove your innocence against a distracted or reckless driver.
  • 33% of car accidents in the U.S. are caused by reckless driving.

Point 3:

Insurance Fraud

  • Give your footage to the state insurance fraud unit to crack down on drivers who cause accidents intentionally.
  • In 2012, auto claim insurance fraud cost insurance companies more than $5.6 billion in excess payments. (1)

Point 4:

Become a Better Driver

  • Hold yourself accountable for driving mistakes by reviewing your own footage regularly and maintain a good driving record or discounts and prevent injury or accidents.
  • There are an average of 6 million car accidents in the U.S. every year.

Point 5:

Review Teen’s Driving

  • Keep an eye on your young driver and use dash cam footage as a teaching opportunity to help them stay safe.
  • According to CDC.gov in 2016, 2433 teens in the United States ages 16-19 died in motor vehicle crashes. (2)

Point 6:

Motion Detection

  • Protect your car and its contents even when you’re not driving by enabling motion detection while parked to protect against theft.
  • In 2017, drivers experienced a $6 billion loss due to automobile theft. (3)

Point 7:

Capture the Unexpected

  • Record your scenic drive for a spectacular memory or lock footage of something surprising happening right in front of your eyes.
  • You never know what non-driving experience you might encounter, and your dash cam will catch it all. (4)


  1. https://www.insurancefraud.org/statistics.htm
  2. https://www.cdc.gov/motorvehiclesafety/teen_drivers/teendrivers_factsheet.html
  3. https://www.iii.org/fact-statistic/facts-statistics-auto-theft
  4. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NNQL4UAbSS4&feature=youtu.be