Dash Cam

What is the #1 dash cam?

After researching more than 270 models and testing 40, we’ve found that the best overall dash cam is the Vantrue X4. It delivers the sharpest video we’ve seen, it’s the easiest dash cam to use, and it has handy features that you don’t get from most other dash cams in its price range. What should …

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What does looping video mean?

Simply put, Looping video enables continuous video recording; overwriting the beginning of your video to allow for new footage to be captured, which can help to conserve space on your microSD card. Does a dash cam constantly record? The Dash Cam records on a continuous loop when powered on, so it is always recording. In …

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Do Thieves Steal Dashcams?

Answered by Georgia Petrie. We don’t have any figures for dash cam theft. However, on a purely anecdotal note, we’ve tested around 35 dash cameras over the last few years, and I (nor the 5 other members of the team) have ever had one stolen despite leaving them in the car overnight. Does having a …

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Why are Dashcams illegal?

Dash cams often record audio, which in some states, presents a problem. According to Lifewire, “it may actually be illegal to use a dash cam if it records a conversation in your vehicle without the knowledge of all the participants.” Road and Track reports that many states have eavesdropping statutes too. Does having a dash …

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Is a dash cam necessary?

The number one reason for owning a dash cam is documenting an accident. Dash cam footage can serve as proof for your insurance company if you’re involved in a collision that isn’t your fault. Video evidence can expedite the car insurance claims process and hold the at-fault driver responsible for paying for damages. What do …

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