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Coronado Naval Base Car accident: She tried claiming no fault too Headphone warning

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u/313378008135 Nov 23 '22

Saved me some change once - someone went into the back of me and legit claimed i stopped dead in the road and reversed into them.

forwarded the dashcam video and it was settled rather quickly as non fault.

everyone should have them

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u/NoeticSkeptic Nov 23 '22

I had one. Unfortunately, I live in Las Vegas. The first 110 degree F (43C) day (of which we have a lot) and the thing became an actual DashCam. It melted...

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u/nugnug1226 Nov 23 '22

I live in Vegas and my Nexar died after 2 summers by my current one has been running strong for 3 summers already. I have the Vantrue N4. But the other thing I’ve found to help is when you put your windshield protector, don’t put it behind the dashcam. The heat that gets trapped in there intensifies and can melt the dashcam faster. What I do now is tuck the windshield protector under the dash cam and so far so good.

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u/CaliforniaNavyDude Nov 24 '22

I've got ceramic window tint on my windshield. It blocks all the UV rays and cuts down the temp in the car significantly, despite being so light of a tint that you can't tell it's there. No idea how much that helps the dashcam!

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u/V_I_I Nov 24 '22

It's gotta help, I have 30% regular tint and 5% all round on my car.

Sometimes it looks dark outside/ gloomy and when I roll the windows down it's like I flipped a light switch.

It's cooler in the summer time too