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BlackVue DR490L-2CH Dual Lens Full HD 1080p HD Touchscreen Dash Cam

BlackVue

  • $ 22899

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Estimated Arrival: Between Aug 26 and Sep 02. * ETA for US Orders Only *

Shipping: Free Shipping within US on ALL dash cams and accessory orders over $49.99! *All US orders are shipped with a tracking code*
Warranty: 1 Year Warranty on ALL Dash Cams - 90 Day Warranty on ALL Accessories
Returns: Unopened items (except Janus Cam products) may be returned within 60 days for full refund, minus shipping costs. Opened items that are functional with packaging intact (except Janus Cam products) may be returned within 60 days, minus shipping costs and 10% restocking fee. We do not accept returns on Janus Cam products.

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For cost-conscious drivers looking for the ease and convenience of a touch-screen interface, the BlackVue DR490L-2CH is the perfect choice. The BlackVue DR490L-2CH stands out because it features a unique and intuitive 3.5” LCD touch screen display on the front camera, allowing users to check both front and rear videos in real time, notify driver of lane departures, and change the camera configuration with the touch interface. The DR490L-2CH offers full-HD 1080p video and accepts a memory card up to 128GB! BlackVue's stellar reputation for superior quality, consistency and reliability is unmatched in the tech industry.  The touch-screen interface allows drivers to immediately verify both channels are aimed precisely and are recording, play back video recordings realtime, and easily change configuration settings on the dash cam itself. This is especially helpful for customers less comfortable with removing the memory card in order to access it from a desktop. The BlackVue DR490L-2CH offers a 2.0 Megapixel rear camera, with the ability to record Full HD 1080p @ 30 fps, while many industry rear view cameras only record in 780p.  This unit also features automatic power cut-off in high temperatures.

 

DUAL FULL HD LCD DASHCAM


Full HD 1080p @30fps for both front and rear cameras.
The DR490L-2CH records fluid videos of the front and rear of your car at a 130° angle of view.
The Sony STARVIS image sensor gives you outstanding video clarity day and night.
With Night Vision, video clarity at night is further enhanced during Parking Mode–especially useful in low-lit areas like underground parking lots.
The LCD touchscreen and simple user interface make navigating the menus a breeze.

 

NATIVE PARKING MODE SUPPORT   


With its integrated voltage cut-off function and included professional installation cable, DR490L-2CH supports Parking Mode out of the box without requiring additional hardwiring accessories.  With the professional installation cable, the DR490L-2CH can be connected to a vehicle’s battery via the fuse box. It can then detect when the vehicle’s ignition is turned off and immediately activate Parking Mode recording.

 

ADVANCED DRIVER ASSISTANCE SYSTEMS (ADAS)


The DR490L-2CH features the Lane Departure Warning System. When active, the dash cam will detect when the vehicle is close to or crossing a line on the road and emit a sound alert. Drivers can calibrate LDWS and set it to activate only above a certain speed (60, 80 or 100 Km/h).

 

Features of the BlackVue 490L-2CH include:

 

Overall Design

  • LCD touchscreen and intuitive user interface make navigating the menus simple.
  • Slim, compact, matte black, cylindrical body for discreet recording on both front and rear unit
  • Double-channel recording

 

Video Recording Capabilities

  • Front Camera: Full HD (1920x1080) recording @ 30 or 15 fps & HD (1280x720) recording @ 30 or 15 fps

  • Front Camera: 2.0 Megapixel Sony Exmor CMOS lens for crisp and detailed images both day and night

  • Front Camera: 129° (Diagonal), 103° (Horizontal), 77° (Vertical) 

  • Rear Camera: HD (1280x720) recording @ 30 or 15 fps

  • Rear Camera: 2.0 Megapixel Sony Exmor CMOS lens for crisp and detailed images both day and night

  • Rear Camera: 129° (Diagonal), 108° (Horizontal), 57° (Vertical)

  • 360° rotation to allow internal or external recording

  • Loop recording

  • 3 different record modes

    • Normal

    • Event (built in shock sensor)

    • Parking (built in motion sensor + shock sensor)

  • Date/Timestamp

 

Video Storage Capabilities

  • MicroSD card storage compatibility (8GB, 16GB, 32GB, 64GB, 128GB)

    • **We recommend BlackVue memory cards due to their excellent tolerance to extreme temperatures and constant read/write cycles

  • Ability to record up to 2 hours of Full HD video with included 16GB MicroSD card before looping (up to 20 hours with 128GB MicroSD card) 


    GPS Antenna

    • External GPS antenna tracks vehicle location and speed and visualizes your route on map.

     

    Ease of Use

    • User-friendly unit communication via voice alerts and simple LED icons

    • Windows and Mac compatible BlackVue PC Viewer software

      • **BlackVue is the only dash cam provider that is Mac compatible

     

    Included in the Box:

    • 1 DR490L-2CH Front Camera with Windshield Mount
    • 1 DR490L-2CH Rear Camera with Windshield Mount
    • 1 Cigarette Lighter Outlet Power Cord, 15ft length
    • 1 Direct-Wire Power Cord, 15ft length
    • 1 Video Cable for Rear Camera, 20ft length
    • 1 Accessory Pack (cable clips, trim tool)
    • 1 microSD card (16, 32, 64, or 128gb) with microSD to SD adapter
    • 1 User Manual
    • 1 Product Warranty Card

      Video Review

       

      General Shipping Policies

      All products ship from our locations within the United States.

      Packages over $200 may require a signature at delivery.

      DashCam Bros is not responsible for packages lost or mis-delivered by shipping companies (i.e. USPS, FedEx, UPS, DHL, etc) unless due to a shipping error on our part, nor are we responsible for packages stolen during or after delivery. 

      Orders placed for in-stock items on a business day will generally be shipped within 24 hours of payment completion. Orders placed on a weekend will generally be shipped on Monday.

      For orders requesting overnight shipping, we will do our best to ship the same day.

      In the rare event an item is out of stock, you will be notified immediately and we will do our best to accommodate the inconvenience. 

       

      United States Customers 

      For all US customers in any of the 50 states, all dash cam orders receive FREE standard ground shipping via USPS, UPS or FedEx, and accessories orders over $49.99 receive FREE standard ground shipping as well. 

      You may choose to expedite your shipping (options of overnight shipping, 2 day shipping or 3 day shipping) during the checkout for an additional fee. 

      We do ship to PO boxes, APO, and DPO addresses via USPS.

      Please Note: Tracking numbers may take up to 48 hours to update when attempting to track the package on the courier's website.

       

      International Customers 

      DashCam Bros can ship to virtually any address in the world. However, we do not offer refunds or accept returns on items shipped internationally.

      There may be restrictions on certain products regarding which destinations they are prohibited to ship to. If such a restriction exists, it will be stated on the product's page. 

      Please Note: Tracking information, including delivery confirmation, is NOT provided by the United States Postal Service for USPS First Class Mail International service (the most economical international shipping method). A USPS tracking number will be provided by DashCam Bros when your shipping label is created. However this tracking number will in most cases only indicate when the package was physically accepted by the USPS.

      If timely and accurate international tracking information and delivery confirmation is important to you, please consider using either USPS Priority International, UPS or FedEx as your international shipping method. In general, we have had very good success with using USPS for international shipments.

       

      For help with shipping, please contact us at support@dashcambros.com.

      Dash Cams

      All dash cams sold by DashCam Bros come with a 1 year warranty to show we stand behind the products we sell. This warranty protects against manufacturer defects and does not apply to the mistreatment or mishandling of the product. For return information of a defective dash cam, please visit our Return Policy.

       

      Accessories

      All accessories sold by DashCam Bros come with a 90 day warranty. This warranty protect against manufacturer defects and does not apply to the mistreatment or mishandling of the product. For return information of a defective accessory, please visit our Return Policy.

       

      For help with product warranties, please contact us at support@dashcambros.com.

      With today’s technology, we have the capabilities to take pictures and record videos at our fingertips with our cell phones, allowing us to catch vital moments that were both expected and unexpected. Think about how many times you have heard lately in the news of incidents that were recorded via cell phone by a passerby, allowing for an accurate account of the events that transpired. Luckily, this technology has extended to cars, with the dash camera (also known as dashboard camera, car DVR or car video recorder) increasing in popularity.

      A dash cam that is installed on the dashboard or windshield of your car will provide a variety of benefits with one of the principal benefits being safety. A dash camera can be configured to start recording when a car is turned on, or configured to record even when the car is turned off. Because of the versatility of the different recording options dash cams offer, they are capable of recording everything that happens inside and outside of the car at all times.

       

      Dash Cams in Accidents

      One major way in which this technology has helped drivers is by proving a true account of events when involved in a driving accident. When a driving accident happens, such as a fender bender, rear end, or even a driver running a red light, video footage from a dash cam can be used as evidence to prove which party was really at fault. This footage is crucial to defending innocence and proving liability when it matters the most by giving an accurate depiction of the events. This is extremely important since it is common for one or more involved parties to stretch the truth or lie in order to protect themselves or to commit fraud against the insurance company. Having footage from the dash cam removes the “it’s my word against yours” rhetoric, and puts a stop to any chance of lying from either party. As seen in the videos below, dash cams give a true account of what happened and are invaluable when it comes time to prove liability or innocence. Even if the car accident involves an animal rather than another driver, such as a deer running into the road, having a dash cam recording as proof will help expedite insurance claims, and prevent your insurance premium from rising due to false claims. The small investment needed to purchase an entry level dash cam can prevent huge headaches and save on lawyer fees/insurance claims when an incident actually occurs. One incident alone will pay for the price of the dash cam multiple times.

       

      WARNING: FOUL LANGUAGE MAY BE USED IN VIDEOS

       

       

       

       

      Dash Cams to Prevent Insurance Fraud

      Another common instance where dash cameras can prove to be invaluable is when someone is attempting to carry out an insurance fraud scheme, such as staging or faking an accident to receive bodily injury claims. According to the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB), from 2008 to 2011 insurers reported a 102% increase in suspected staged accidents. From 2011 to 2012, it was estimated that suspected causes of auto insurance fraud rose 12.7%. Studies also estimate that almost 25% of bodily injury claims related to auto crashes are fraudulent. The top states for auto insurance fraud were New York, Florida, Massachusetts and California, and in very populated areas such as New York City, law enforcement officials say fraud factors into as many as 1 out of every 3 auto insurance claims. Officials estimate that fake auto claims cost tens of billions of dollars annually across the nation. It is clear in the videos below how a dashcam can be monumental to helping unmask these schemes and prove your innocence.

       

      WARNING: FOUL LANGUAGE MAY BE USED IN VIDEOS

       

       

        

      Dash Cams for Parents of New Drivers

      A dash cam is also a savvy investment for parents of new drivers or young drivers. Inexperienced drivers are often easily distracted, compromising their safety and the safety of every occupant in the vehicle. A dash camera capable of recording both the outside and inside of the vehicle can be useful for reviewing the driving habits of the new driver to pin point risky driving behaviors. This footage can provide parents with evidence of unsafe driving habits to allow for more open and constructive discussions about the privileges of driving and the responsibilities of a safe driver. A 2-channel dash cam can also help show what your teen is doing when driving the vehicle – whether they are paying attention to the road, texting, or distracted by passengers. Having this information can help correct risky behavior before it leads to an accident. According to a study done by the American Family Mutual Insurance Company, installing dash cameras in cars of teenage drivers reduced the frequency and severity of risky driving events among these drivers by 70%. Helping your teenage driver improve their driving skills will prevent accidents and tickets, making them safer on the road and keeping their insurance rates as low as possible.

       

      Other Benefits of Dash Cams

      Other benefits of having a dash camera installed include being able to capture occurrences on the road such as road rage incidents. Having a dash camera may help to deter incidents of this nature, or provide law enforcement with evidence needed to catch a culprit.

      Having a dash camera can also help you get out of a ticket that you wrongfully received. For example, if you have been accused of running a stop sign or red light, your footage can help you prove your innocence in such a case. An example of a dash cam helping dispute a wrongful ticket can be read about here 

      Dash cams can also help keep an eye on your unattended vehicle since most dash cameras have an option to record even when the vehicle is not turned on. This can help prevent vandalism, or provide you footage of vandalism, theft or hit and run incidents to prove the incident to the insurance company and to help local law enforcement find the culprit.

       

      The myriad of reasons of listed above show why a responsible and careful driver or parent of a teenage driver should consider having a dash cam in their vehicles. Dash camera technology is more powerful than ever, and offered in small discrete devices at low costs, meaning that there is almost no reason you shouldn’t be utilizing them to make your time and your children’s time on the road safer. The small investment needed for a dash cam will pay multiples with the time, hassle and headaches it will save if you are ever involved in a driving incident or vandalism, theft or hit and run situation.

       

      Click here to browse our dash cam collection!


      For cost-conscious drivers looking for the ease and convenience of a touch-screen interface, the BlackVue DR490L-2CH is the perfect choice. The BlackVue DR490L-2CH stands out because it features a unique and intuitive 3.5” LCD touch screen display on the front camera, allowing users to check both front and rear videos in real time, notify driver of lane departures, and change the camera configuration with the touch interface. The DR490L-2CH offers full-HD 1080p video and accepts a memory card up to 128GB! BlackVue's stellar reputation for superior quality, consistency and reliability is unmatched in the tech industry.  The touch-screen interface allows drivers to immediately verify both channels are aimed precisely and are recording, play back video recordings realtime, and easily change configuration settings on the dash cam itself. This is especially helpful for customers less comfortable with removing the memory card in order to access it from a desktop. The BlackVue DR490L-2CH offers a 2.0 Megapixel rear camera, with the ability to record Full HD 1080p @ 30 fps, while many industry rear view cameras only record in 780p.  This unit also features automatic power cut-off in high temperatures.

       

      DUAL FULL HD LCD DASHCAM


      Full HD 1080p @30fps for both front and rear cameras.
      The DR490L-2CH records fluid videos of the front and rear of your car at a 130° angle of view.
      The Sony STARVIS image sensor gives you outstanding video clarity day and night.
      With Night Vision, video clarity at night is further enhanced during Parking Mode–especially useful in low-lit areas like underground parking lots.
      The LCD touchscreen and simple user interface make navigating the menus a breeze.

       

      NATIVE PARKING MODE SUPPORT   


      With its integrated voltage cut-off function and included professional installation cable, DR490L-2CH supports Parking Mode out of the box without requiring additional hardwiring accessories.  With the professional installation cable, the DR490L-2CH can be connected to a vehicle’s battery via the fuse box. It can then detect when the vehicle’s ignition is turned off and immediately activate Parking Mode recording.

       

      ADVANCED DRIVER ASSISTANCE SYSTEMS (ADAS)


      The DR490L-2CH features the Lane Departure Warning System. When active, the dash cam will detect when the vehicle is close to or crossing a line on the road and emit a sound alert. Drivers can calibrate LDWS and set it to activate only above a certain speed (60, 80 or 100 Km/h).

       

      Features of the BlackVue 490L-2CH include:

       

      Overall Design

      • LCD touchscreen and intuitive user interface make navigating the menus simple.
      • Slim, compact, matte black, cylindrical body for discreet recording on both front and rear unit
      • Double-channel recording

       

      Video Recording Capabilities

      • Front Camera: Full HD (1920x1080) recording @ 30 or 15 fps & HD (1280x720) recording @ 30 or 15 fps

      • Front Camera: 2.0 Megapixel Sony Exmor CMOS lens for crisp and detailed images both day and night

      • Front Camera: 129° (Diagonal), 103° (Horizontal), 77° (Vertical) 

      • Rear Camera: HD (1280x720) recording @ 30 or 15 fps

      • Rear Camera: 2.0 Megapixel Sony Exmor CMOS lens for crisp and detailed images both day and night

      • Rear Camera: 129° (Diagonal), 108° (Horizontal), 57° (Vertical)

      • 360° rotation to allow internal or external recording

      • Loop recording

      • 3 different record modes

        • Normal

        • Event (built in shock sensor)

        • Parking (built in motion sensor + shock sensor)

      • Date/Timestamp

       

      Video Storage Capabilities

      • MicroSD card storage compatibility (8GB, 16GB, 32GB, 64GB, 128GB)

        • **We recommend BlackVue memory cards due to their excellent tolerance to extreme temperatures and constant read/write cycles

      • Ability to record up to 2 hours of Full HD video with included 16GB MicroSD card before looping (up to 20 hours with 128GB MicroSD card) 


        GPS Antenna

        • External GPS antenna tracks vehicle location and speed and visualizes your route on map.

         

        Ease of Use

        • User-friendly unit communication via voice alerts and simple LED icons

        • Windows and Mac compatible BlackVue PC Viewer software

          • **BlackVue is the only dash cam provider that is Mac compatible

         

        Included in the Box:

        • 1 DR490L-2CH Front Camera with Windshield Mount
        • 1 DR490L-2CH Rear Camera with Windshield Mount
        • 1 Cigarette Lighter Outlet Power Cord, 15ft length
        • 1 Direct-Wire Power Cord, 15ft length
        • 1 Video Cable for Rear Camera, 20ft length
        • 1 Accessory Pack (cable clips, trim tool)
        • 1 microSD card (16, 32, 64, or 128gb) with microSD to SD adapter
        • 1 User Manual
        • 1 Product Warranty Card

          Video Review

           

          General Shipping Policies

          All products ship from our locations within the United States.

          Packages over $200 may require a signature at delivery.

          DashCam Bros is not responsible for packages lost or mis-delivered by shipping companies (i.e. USPS, FedEx, UPS, DHL, etc) unless due to a shipping error on our part, nor are we responsible for packages stolen during or after delivery. 

          Orders placed for in-stock items on a business day will generally be shipped within 24 hours of payment completion. Orders placed on a weekend will generally be shipped on Monday.

          For orders requesting overnight shipping, we will do our best to ship the same day.

          In the rare event an item is out of stock, you will be notified immediately and we will do our best to accommodate the inconvenience. 

           

          United States Customers 

          For all US customers in any of the 50 states, all dash cam orders receive FREE standard ground shipping via USPS, UPS or FedEx, and accessories orders over $49.99 receive FREE standard ground shipping as well. 

          You may choose to expedite your shipping (options of overnight shipping, 2 day shipping or 3 day shipping) during the checkout for an additional fee. 

          We do ship to PO boxes, APO, and DPO addresses via USPS.

          Please Note: Tracking numbers may take up to 48 hours to update when attempting to track the package on the courier's website.

           

          International Customers 

          DashCam Bros can ship to virtually any address in the world. However, we do not offer refunds or accept returns on items shipped internationally.

          There may be restrictions on certain products regarding which destinations they are prohibited to ship to. If such a restriction exists, it will be stated on the product's page. 

          Please Note: Tracking information, including delivery confirmation, is NOT provided by the United States Postal Service for USPS First Class Mail International service (the most economical international shipping method). A USPS tracking number will be provided by DashCam Bros when your shipping label is created. However this tracking number will in most cases only indicate when the package was physically accepted by the USPS.

          If timely and accurate international tracking information and delivery confirmation is important to you, please consider using either USPS Priority International, UPS or FedEx as your international shipping method. In general, we have had very good success with using USPS for international shipments.

           

          For help with shipping, please contact us at support@dashcambros.com.

          Dash Cams

          All dash cams sold by DashCam Bros come with a 1 year warranty to show we stand behind the products we sell. This warranty protects against manufacturer defects and does not apply to the mistreatment or mishandling of the product. For return information of a defective dash cam, please visit our Return Policy.

           

          Accessories

          All accessories sold by DashCam Bros come with a 90 day warranty. This warranty protect against manufacturer defects and does not apply to the mistreatment or mishandling of the product. For return information of a defective accessory, please visit our Return Policy.

           

          For help with product warranties, please contact us at support@dashcambros.com.

          With today’s technology, we have the capabilities to take pictures and record videos at our fingertips with our cell phones, allowing us to catch vital moments that were both expected and unexpected. Think about how many times you have heard lately in the news of incidents that were recorded via cell phone by a passerby, allowing for an accurate account of the events that transpired. Luckily, this technology has extended to cars, with the dash camera (also known as dashboard camera, car DVR or car video recorder) increasing in popularity.

          A dash cam that is installed on the dashboard or windshield of your car will provide a variety of benefits with one of the principal benefits being safety. A dash camera can be configured to start recording when a car is turned on, or configured to record even when the car is turned off. Because of the versatility of the different recording options dash cams offer, they are capable of recording everything that happens inside and outside of the car at all times.

           

          Dash Cams in Accidents

          One major way in which this technology has helped drivers is by proving a true account of events when involved in a driving accident. When a driving accident happens, such as a fender bender, rear end, or even a driver running a red light, video footage from a dash cam can be used as evidence to prove which party was really at fault. This footage is crucial to defending innocence and proving liability when it matters the most by giving an accurate depiction of the events. This is extremely important since it is common for one or more involved parties to stretch the truth or lie in order to protect themselves or to commit fraud against the insurance company. Having footage from the dash cam removes the “it’s my word against yours” rhetoric, and puts a stop to any chance of lying from either party. As seen in the videos below, dash cams give a true account of what happened and are invaluable when it comes time to prove liability or innocence. Even if the car accident involves an animal rather than another driver, such as a deer running into the road, having a dash cam recording as proof will help expedite insurance claims, and prevent your insurance premium from rising due to false claims. The small investment needed to purchase an entry level dash cam can prevent huge headaches and save on lawyer fees/insurance claims when an incident actually occurs. One incident alone will pay for the price of the dash cam multiple times.

           

          WARNING: FOUL LANGUAGE MAY BE USED IN VIDEOS

           

           

           

           

          Dash Cams to Prevent Insurance Fraud

          Another common instance where dash cameras can prove to be invaluable is when someone is attempting to carry out an insurance fraud scheme, such as staging or faking an accident to receive bodily injury claims. According to the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB), from 2008 to 2011 insurers reported a 102% increase in suspected staged accidents. From 2011 to 2012, it was estimated that suspected causes of auto insurance fraud rose 12.7%. Studies also estimate that almost 25% of bodily injury claims related to auto crashes are fraudulent. The top states for auto insurance fraud were New York, Florida, Massachusetts and California, and in very populated areas such as New York City, law enforcement officials say fraud factors into as many as 1 out of every 3 auto insurance claims. Officials estimate that fake auto claims cost tens of billions of dollars annually across the nation. It is clear in the videos below how a dashcam can be monumental to helping unmask these schemes and prove your innocence.

           

          WARNING: FOUL LANGUAGE MAY BE USED IN VIDEOS

           

           

            

          Dash Cams for Parents of New Drivers

          A dash cam is also a savvy investment for parents of new drivers or young drivers. Inexperienced drivers are often easily distracted, compromising their safety and the safety of every occupant in the vehicle. A dash camera capable of recording both the outside and inside of the vehicle can be useful for reviewing the driving habits of the new driver to pin point risky driving behaviors. This footage can provide parents with evidence of unsafe driving habits to allow for more open and constructive discussions about the privileges of driving and the responsibilities of a safe driver. A 2-channel dash cam can also help show what your teen is doing when driving the vehicle – whether they are paying attention to the road, texting, or distracted by passengers. Having this information can help correct risky behavior before it leads to an accident. According to a study done by the American Family Mutual Insurance Company, installing dash cameras in cars of teenage drivers reduced the frequency and severity of risky driving events among these drivers by 70%. Helping your teenage driver improve their driving skills will prevent accidents and tickets, making them safer on the road and keeping their insurance rates as low as possible.

           

          Other Benefits of Dash Cams

          Other benefits of having a dash camera installed include being able to capture occurrences on the road such as road rage incidents. Having a dash camera may help to deter incidents of this nature, or provide law enforcement with evidence needed to catch a culprit.

          Having a dash camera can also help you get out of a ticket that you wrongfully received. For example, if you have been accused of running a stop sign or red light, your footage can help you prove your innocence in such a case. An example of a dash cam helping dispute a wrongful ticket can be read about here 

          Dash cams can also help keep an eye on your unattended vehicle since most dash cameras have an option to record even when the vehicle is not turned on. This can help prevent vandalism, or provide you footage of vandalism, theft or hit and run incidents to prove the incident to the insurance company and to help local law enforcement find the culprit.

           

          The myriad of reasons of listed above show why a responsible and careful driver or parent of a teenage driver should consider having a dash cam in their vehicles. Dash camera technology is more powerful than ever, and offered in small discrete devices at low costs, meaning that there is almost no reason you shouldn’t be utilizing them to make your time and your children’s time on the road safer. The small investment needed for a dash cam will pay multiples with the time, hassle and headaches it will save if you are ever involved in a driving incident or vandalism, theft or hit and run situation.

           

          Click here to browse our dash cam collection!


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