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Dash cams advice guides

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From cheap and basic in-car cameras to expensive and feature laden dash cam systems, Which? reviews all sorts of dash cams to help you find the best one to suit you.

Top five dash cams for 2021

We round up the very best dash cams that have topped our expert lab tests, so you can pick a model that combines great footage and handy features.

How to buy the best dash cam

Not all dash cams can capture decent footage. Our expert guide will help you buy the best dash cam for your budget.

Dash cams and the law: what you need to know

How to make sure your dash cam is legal, what you can do with your footage, and when you can use it.

Which dash cam brand to buy in 2021

We help you choose a dash cam brand that lasts with our unique survey of Garmin, Halfords, Nextbase and Transcend dash cam owners.

Five cheap dash cams to avoid for 2021

We reveal which cheap dash cams produce the worst footage in our tough tests.

Should you buy a front and rear dash cam?

It can be tempting to buy a front and rear dash cam that will give you all-round footage of your car in case of an incident. As opposed to a single dash cam, which will only show you the footage of the front. However, a front and rear dash cam may not be as good a deal as it sounds.

Top three best wireless dash cams for 2021

Just because a dash cam is wireless, it doesn't mean the footage is any good. Use our test results to buy the best wireless dash cam and avoid the worst

Top five best Nextbase dash cams for 2021

The best Nextbase dash cams capture excellent footage. The worst could leave you helpless after an accident. Be sure to make the right choice.

Should you use a free dash cam app?

Dash cam apps are a cheap alternative to a conventional dedicated dash cam - but can a dash cam app keep you safe?

Car insurance discounts for dash cam owners

Some car insurance firms offer discounts if you use a dash cam. Find out which car insurers will save you the most money if you have a dash cam.

How to install a dash cam

An incorrectly fitted dash cam could see you on the wrong side of the law. Our guide will help make sure you install it perfectly in one take.

How we test dash cams

Find out more about our expert, independent dash cam tests