Dashboard cameras—have you seen them in cars? Cameras mounted to the dashboard are not just in police cars anymore. A camera that records sounds and images both outside and inside your car can have several benefits.
The squeal of tires, the crunching of metal or plastic, shattering of glass—those are sounds no driver wants to hear. Getting in a car accident can be a scary and stressful event, but keeping the following tips in mind can make the accident and claims process as stress-free as possible.
Do you think about maintaining your vehicle’s headlights? Headlights are an important safety feature of your vehicle that help you see clearly and make it easier for other drivers to see you. Not only is driving without working headlights dangerous, it is also illegal in many areas.
Two of the leading resources in vehicle safety—the Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI) and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)—studied the effects of crash avoidance technology features in cars. Based on police reports and insurance claims, they compared crashes from vehicles with crash-avoidance technology to vehicles without.