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Dash Camera Catches Attempted Insurance Fraud

Dash Camera Captures Attempted Insurance Fraud

In the past couple of years, a scam known as crash for cash has become increasingly popular. Crash for cash is where someone will fake a road accident in order to get an insurance payout. Recently, we have seen more and more footage from dash cams that have caught people trying to do these scams. Most of this footage has come from Russia but now it has come to the U.K.

In the footage below, you will see two men, one on his phone walking by and the other on a scooter. The owner of the scooter can be seen intentionally reversing his bike into a car behind him and then throwing himself onto the bonnet of the car. The “passer-by” can then be seen coming over to the incident, ready to be a witness for this scam. However, the woman driver then gets out of her car and tells the attempted fraudsters that she has a camera in the car, to which both of the males respond by running away.

This video provided crucial evidence that stopped the owner of the vehicle being scammed and potentially losing money. By having a dash camera you have court admissible evidence of what really happened in any incident, protecting yourself from people like this. View our range of dash cameras today

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Instant karma – Brutal Road Rage Fight Caught On Dash Cam

Road Rage Fight

In this video there was some serious road rage at play. We are not sure what happened in the build-up to this incident that angered the people in front but it is evident they were not having a good day. Unfortunately for them, they chose the wrong guy to mess with and their day soon got a lot worse.

The driver of the front car stopped, got out of his vehicle and walked to the boot removing a bat. With the bat in hand, he marches to the car behind him and appears to tell him to get out of his vehicle, when the driver does not, he begins hitting the vehicle.

Understandably enraged at the fact he was threatened and that his vehicle was being damaged, the owner bravely, or stupidly, decides to get out of his vehicle and confront the attacker. The attacker swings the bat, whilst the would-be victim ducks and dodges throwing a punch which connects sweetly with his attacker sending him sprawling into the buses. With the volume up you can hear the moment the punch connects, ouch!

After seeing his friend get knocked out, the driver of the car joins the fray. He doesn’t stop to check on his acquaintance in the bush but instead heads in for round two. After tackling each other into the vehicle, some jostling follows. Until the would-be victim decides to call it a day and executes a sleeper hold to see the second attacker off.

This is definitely a case of instant karma!

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Horrifying Dash Camera Footage

Top 3 horrifying dash cam videos

At Dash Witness we see a variety of camera footage, anything from short funny videos to terrifying crashes. This article shows 3 of the most horrifying road accidents that we have come across.

The driver fell asleep at the wheel and these two cars collided.

This footage comes from Brazil, the truck rolls throwing the driver out of the vehicle.

This driver seemingly lost control of their vehicle and ended up on the other side of the road.

During the winter the roads are at their worst, please drive carefully to ensure yours, and other road users safety.

Dash Witness are always hunting for interesting footage from dash cameras, so if you record any please send us an email to- office@dashwitness.com for a chance for it to be featured!

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Top 5 Funniest Dash Cam Videos

There are thousands of dash cam videos out there, from crashes, meteors, crime and everything in-between being captured. Here is a collection of some of our favourite funny dash cam videos from across the globe:

Number 5- Have you ever seen someone crash a tank?

Number 4- I think we have a winner for the most cows tipped at once.

Number 3- This officer was stunned when they got out of the car.

Number 2- This police officer needs to change his career path.

Number 1- Only one video could possibly take 1st place on this list. It has to go to these people in Russia who are dressed up as children TV characters during a road rage incident.

We at Dash Witness are always on the lookout for interesting footage, so send us your best footage by email or over social media.

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Impatient Driver Panics Learner Driver

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This driving school car is fitted with front & rear facing dash cameras. The poor girl driving was already having to contend with a passing ambulance, other motorists in the wrong lane on the roundabout and then the man in the van who pulls up behind her.

If you listen closely you can hear the driver of the van shouting in the background.

Did you know?
Did you know that some dash cameras have built in WiFi, this enables you to use an app to connect to the camera to retrieve footage which can then be shared or stored. See an example of a camera that does just that- BlackVue DR600GW-HD

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Dash Cam Clips From Oxfordshire 2

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These clips were caught by customers in the Oxfordshire area over the course of the last few months. Some of the clips are just odd, others display poor driving, thankfully no major accidents.

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Did you know that some dash cameras will record even when the vehicle is parked, providing video evidence of those supermarket bumps. See an example of a camera that does just that- BlackVue DR600GW-HD

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Police Caught On Dash Cam

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This footage was captured by a customer on the A413, just outside of Buckingham. It shows a police speed van pulling out in front of approaching traffic, swerving across the opposite side of the road, then accelerating away exceeding the 30Mph limit.

It didn’t even have it’s blues and twos on!

To top it off, it appears to be a mobile speed camera van, oh the irony…

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This footage was captured on a Mi-Witness dash camera and the viewing software shown is akin to what you can expect with any of our dash cameras. Most will show the GPS location, map, speed and g-shock data.

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Head On Collision Narrowly Avoided

Image: Near Miss With A Taxi

Have you ever had a near miss? In this clip the motorist avoids a head-on collision. Thankfully his calm response and the good fortune of the road ahead being clear meant he was able to escape without harm.

It could of easily been much worse!

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Crazy Driver Doesn’t Want To Stop

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This unbelievable footage was captured on the A14 towards Rothwell back in November. It shows a white Rover 25 undertake a lorry (which has been fitted with a dash cam) and then cut dangerously back into the fast lane to find the traffic ahead blocking the route.

Watch what unfolds as the crazy driver attempts to avoid the motorist in front.

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Terrifying Head On Collision

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This is the moment a dash cam in Brisbane, Australia captures a truck running a red arrow causing a head on collision. Amazingly the driver only suffered from whiplash.

We have slowed the last second of the collision down. The dash cam fell off the windscreen, the last frame shows the driver cuddling the air bag.

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