Dash cams can prove useful when it comes to making an insurance claim and some insurers offer discounts to motorists that use them.

Having a dash cam can help motorists take action against suspected dangerous or careless drivers by making it easier to forward their footage to the relevant authorities.
"Traffic accidents happen so quickly and cause such stress that it's highly likely the recollections of the people involved will be sketchy, even without taking into account the fact that people naturally interpret things to their own advantage.

"Dash cams provide a solution to this problem, and can even discourage dangerous or inconsiderate driving by making motorists accountable for their actions."...