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Old 03-15-2015, 09:31 PM   #29
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How exactly does the dash cam improve your driving skills?
It can, if you use it the right way. Rather than using it for the entertainment value, think of it as an instant replay. Record your trip. Make a note of all the white-knuckle moments (ha, like you're ever going to forget them, video or no video). Later, in the comfort of your own Airstream, review the video to see what you could have done— if anything— to avoid the white-knuckle moments. Things like, "Oh, yeah, now I see. That lane was wide open, and if I had swerved over there instead…" After you get in the habit of looking for things like that in the video, you'll get better at looking for them in real time behind the wheel, too.

But if all you're doing is recording video and editing it to save just the most entertaining bits for posting to EwTube, that teaches you nothing.
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Old 03-16-2015, 04:28 AM   #30
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Other vehicles don't usually come out of nowhere. There are patterns, and those are mainly predictable. Same for pedestrians and children.

Road, load, conditions and weather.
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Yes, agree completely. A perfect example of offensive driving...and explain to me. How exactly does the dash cam improve your driving skills?

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I think I said this before, but just knowing my actions were being recorded would help make sure that I stay careful. Not that I drive recklessly now, of course, but it'd be like having the police (or worse, the internet, where everyone has hours to dissect events that took only a second to unfold) looking over my shoulder all the time.
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