DashCam - cheap insurance

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These puppies are about $150 for a decent one -- they store an hour or two of video and overwrite the oldest. It also has a GPS receiver so it records your position, velocity and direction. A good reason for having one comes from Oliver Darcy at The Blaze:
Federal Agent Tried to Blame Him for an Accident � Little Did He Know This Key Piece of Evidence Existed
A video circulating on the Internet appears to show a member of the U.S. Border Patrol crash into a civilians car � then wrongly blame the accident on the other driver, probably not knowing his dash-camera recorded the entire incident.
Heh -- video and police report at the site. The dashcam shows that the light was a solid green for the driver and that the Border Patrol officer was turning left at an intersection that was clearly marked for no left turns. You can get cheaper dashcams but you will want decent resolution for detail and you want the ability to plug in a memory card for extra recording time. Very handy if you are parked and something happens while you have been away for a few hours.

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