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However, if you’re after something a little fancier to film track days or scenic drives, then a dash cam is unlikely to cut the mustard – in that instance it’s worth considering a pricier dedicated action camera, such as a Go Pro, which will provide vastly improved image quality.
Read our pick of the best action cameras you can buy. These can be a little bulkier than single-camera models but will allow you to record both the front and rear view at the same time – meaning you’ll be better covered in the event of a collision.
Britain's roads can be a dangerous place, and with the ever-increasing cost of car insurance, video evidence of any scrapes and shunts can help put your mind and wallet at ease.For instance, you can use one in Germany, but the footage can't be posted to You Tube or other social sharing services – you can only provide it as evidence to a German court.In Luxembourg, meanwhile, it's not illegal to own one, but recording any footage using one could land you with a fine or potentially a jail term.It’s well designed, with a 3in screen on the rear and touch controls to the left and right.Videos are stored on micro SD as usual, and owners have the option of watching video by transferring to the app over Wi-Fi, copying files straight off the card or by plugging in via the camera’s HDMI output.