Benefits of Car Cameras

The benefits and uses of a car camera range from; assisting fleet managers by tracking speed, driving habits, driving routes and identifying misuse of company vehicles, to parents with children in the backseat and being able to keep an eye on them through the LCD screen rather than turning around and taking attention off the road. How about recording your next road trip and capturing the family vibe, the scenery and the whole experience recorded for memories of your adventures!

There are many terms for a car camera and globally they are also known as car black boxes, Car DVR Systems and dash cams.

In simple terms, the car camera device is mounted to your dashboard or windscreen and the high quality camera records all your driving. The footage is saved to an SD Memory Card. Every camera has a photo function too. There are many features on various cameras such
as GPS logging, driver fatigue warning systems for those long road trips, motion detection and parking surveillance.

The camera that you choose will be dependent on your requirements and budget.

General Driving

  • Provide evidence of non-liability by presenting actual video footage in the case of accidents.
  • Monitor and correct your own driving habits.
  • Record possible criminal activities related to your vehicle or other road users.
  • Assist the police force by providing video identification of possible perpetrators in the case of “smash and grab” incidents or other motor related crimes.
  • Report bad driving where possible.
  • Provide evidence and assist other road users where accident footage has been captured.
  • Protect your parked car by using the parking surveillance mode. Should another driver accidently reverse into the front of your car and drive off, evidence and identification can be provided.
  • Prevent driver fatigue related accidents by activating the driver fatigue warning system (Dependant on model).
  • Prevent speeding tickets and speeding accidents by activating the over-speeding warning system.
  • Prevent corruption from law enforcement that may target you for bribes and provide video and/or audio evidence of these actions.
  • Provide video and GPS evidence when contesting speeding tickets (Dependant on model).

Corporates - Fleets/Company Drivers

  • Enforce and create awareness of safer driving habits.
  • Counsel and educate drivers on bad driving habits by showing them actual footage and history of bad driving habits such as speeding and excessive idling.
  • Prevent fuel wastage and driving time by analyzing driver routes using the GPS/Google maps function.
  •  Identify drivers who illegally pick up passengers on trips and provide video and/or audio evidence where required.
  • Identify drivers who are distracted inside the vehicle whilst driving such as using a cellphone or engaging in other activities that could cause a distraction from the road by using the dual-lens camera.
  • Prevent common driver fatigue related accidents by activating the driver fatigue warning system (Dependant on model).
  • Reduce the risk of sometimes fatal, speeding related accidents and consequent legal action by activating the over speed warning system.
  • Save money and legal costs on speeding tickets by activating the over speed warning system.
  • Provide actual video evidence of accident where proof is required.
  • Monitor your parked vehicles by using the parking surveillance system (Model dependant).
  • Assist the police force in identifying criminals in motor related crimes.
  • Prevent corruption from law enforcement that may target your drivers for bribes and provide video and/or audio evidence of these actions.

Road Trips/Vacations/Fun

  • Capture special memories by recording your family road trips.
  • Ideal for game drives and recording game viewing.
  • Turn video mode into camera mode so that you can take photographs when needed.
  • Use the GPS/Google Maps function to record your holiday route.
  • Prevent driver fatigue on long trips by activating the driver fatigue warning system.
  • Prevent speeding by activating the over speed warning system.
  • Monitor your small children in the back seat and prevent distractions by simply looking at the LCD screen of the camera in front of you.
  • Record your LEGAL drag races.

Parents

  • Monitor teenager’s or young adult’s driving.
  • Activate the speed warning system which will discourage over speeding (Dependant on model).
  • Identify bad driving habits early, such as texting behind the wheel with the dual-lens camera.
  • Protect your driving children from corruption related incidents.
  • Provide proof of non-liability for accidents.
  • Provide evidence of non-speeding by using the GPS /Google maps tracking system.
  • Prevent unnecessary distractions on the road by being able to monitor babies and small children in the backseat of the vehicle by glancing at the LCD screen instead of turning around and losing focus on the road.