This dash cam review published in late 2022 will help you choose from the more recent offerings.
Linus tests out the different Dash Cam models looking to see if they can pick up the license plate details, which seemed to cause a little stir with more than 15,000 comments to date. The highest ranked comment noted that for the most part Dash Cams are being used to simply discover who is at fault, as opposed to discovering the identity of those who were involved, as most car accident court appearances usually end in a game of he said she said.
Dash cams with motion detection can be very useful in such situations. When you park your car and leave it unattended, a dash cam with motion detection can automatically start recording if it detects any movement or activity near your car.
This can be particularly useful in car parks or other public areas where your car may be at risk of theft, vandalism, or other forms of damage. By recording any incidents that occur when you are away from your car, a dash cam with motion detection can provide valuable evidence to help identify the culprit and support your insurance claim.
Some dash cams with motion detection also have a parking mode that allows them to operate when the engine is off, using the car's battery to power the camera. However, it's important to note that using parking mode can drain your car's battery, so it's important to make sure your dash cam is set up correctly and configured to avoid draining the battery excessively.