A9 safety campaigners call for Scotland to join dashcam portal

Safety campaigners say the threat of being caught on dashcam may make people drive better and safer on the notorious A9 road in Scotland. The Press and Journal reports road safety charity IAM RoadSmart has backed a campaign to use the portal quoting Neil Greig, the group’s policy and research director, as saying: “The system […]

New app turns phone into dashcam, making it easy to report driving offences

A new free app is being launched which turns a phone into a dashcam, which can be used to report different driving offences to police. The Sun reports DashcamUK, which will launch in May, can capture 21 traffic violations from ignoring a red light to using phones while driving. It can also detect speeding. To […]

89 dashcam videos of driving offences sent to police every day

As many as 89 dashcam video recordings of alleged motoring offences were submitted to police forces every day in 2019. The RAC says a total of 32,370 pieces of footage were received by 24 police forces that accept video evidence of driving offences from members of the public, double the number recorded in 2018 (15,159). […]

West Midlands forces top for dashcam footage use

The police forces in the West Midlands and neighbouring West Mercia have come out on top in a list of places where dashcam footage is used as evidence of bad driving. The dashcam maker Nextbase says West Midlands Police have made use ofits National Dash Cam Safety Portal 7,000 times since 2018, while West Mercia, […]

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