Posted 14 January 2013 - 21:39
They have dashcams due to the insane amount of accidents that happen purposely to fraud the insurance companies. People try to throw themselves infront of cars, as well as having no real standard for how the cars physical shape should be. All this has resulted in people getting in accidents constantly, and then, before the dashcam, having to pay a lot of money due to insurance not covering.
Now though, since most have a dashcam, they can prove to the insurance companies that the accident was not their fault.