For resource-strapped law enforcement agencies, the footage recorded by the increasing number of dash cams in operation provides an invaluable source of high-quality evidence. Do potential benefits in road safety outweigh privacy concerns?
In recent years, the high value of car insurance pay-outs has proved irresistible to criminals, leading some to stage or even cause accidents on the roads. For the victims of these so-called ‘crash for cash’ incidents, the experience can be terrifying.
Ridesharing companies and their drivers provide a smart and convenient answer to some of the 21st century’s most pressing transport problems, but the disruptive nature of the service they provide can present additional challenges.
Placing a computer in a metal box and bolting it to the inside of an excavator, dozer or truck may seem like an adequate approach to upgrading industrial vehicles. The reality as we now understand it, is in fact much more complex.
Where dash cams are legal, no fleet can afford to be without them. They provide an effective deterrent against driver abuse and false claims. They also help to save money efficiently to remain profitable in an increasingly competitive space.