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A video camera mounted inside a windshield and pointed outward, as to monitor the actions of police officers or to record accidents in order to determine insurance liability.

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Officers are now appealing for witnesses and dash cam footage following the smash.
Inquiries are continuing and police are appealing for witnesses, in particular any motorists who were in the area and have dash cam footage.
Officers are appealing for anyone with information or dash cam footage as part of their efforts to establish a cause and the conditions of the road.
Owlcam, the AI-powered crash-detecting dash cam offering real-time video protection for people, cars and trucks, announced two new products: Owlcam Pro, which protects professionals and small businesses, as well as Owlcam+ for video-integrated fleet management and telematics solutions, the company said.
Officers are keen to track down dash cam footage of anyone who may have seen the incident as they continue their investigations.
A dual-camera dash cam that records both video and audio inside of the car can ensure that the driver and passenger behave appropriately and provide evidence of alleged incidents when required.
In a statement from the police a spokesperson said "Detectives are appealing for witnesses and dash cam footage after a motorcyclist was seriously injured in a collision.
Officers are appealing for anyone who has seen the jewellery, or who has dash cam footage from the area around the time of the theft, to get in touch.
San Francisco, CA, June 26, 2019 --(PR.com)-- Thinkware, a world-leading dash cam company, announced today the launch of its first camera built for outdoor and all-terrain use, the M1 Motorsports Cam.
United States, June 10, 2019 -- Thinkware, a world-leading dash cam company, announced today the launch of its X700 dash camera in the US, featuring an easy to use touch screen and a full HD two-channel camera with Parking Surveillance Mode and Time Lapse capability.
He died in hospital on Friday, May 24, said police, who yesterday issued an appeal for any witnesses to come forward, including anyone who may have dash cam footage.
It is very early in the investigation but we would like anyone with dash cam or mobile phone footage to come forward.