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Can a dash cam save you thousands after a crash?

On Behalf of | May 30, 2024 | Car Accidents |

Getting into a car crash is a stressful and potentially expensive ordeal. In the aftermath of a collision, you might face disputes about who was at fault. The costs of vehicle damage and medical bills often become substantial, especially if the other party blames you.

A dash cam can help you protect your interests.

How dash cams prove fault in accidents

A dash cam continuously records video footage while you drive. If you get into an accident, the dash cam will capture exactly what happened in the moments leading up to and during the collision. This video evidence offers the proof you need if you were not at fault for the car or truck accident.

Without a dash cam, it often comes down to your word against the other driver about what happened. Police reports may not reflect the full story, either. But crystal-clear video footage is hard to argue against. By presenting dash cam video, you can prove the other driver was the one who caused the crash by running a red light, following too closely, making an illegal turn or engaging in other negligent behavior behind the wheel.

What dash cams can do for your settlement negotiations

The indisputable proof provided by a dash cam can make all the difference in getting the compensation you deserve from insurance companies after an accident. Insurers often resist paying out claims. When faced with video evidence clearly showing that their policyholder was at fault, they are much more likely to quickly approve your claim and provide fair compensation for vehicle repairs, medical expenses, lost wages and other damages.

For a relatively small upfront cost, a dash camera provides enormous potential benefits to Kentucky drivers in the event of a crash. For those reasons, a dash cam is one of the best investments many drivers can make.