Garmin Dash Cam 20

While dash-mounted cameras haven't quite caught on at home like they have in Russia, that doesn't make them any less useful. They're a great way to document a road trip, capture the kind of events you never would have seen coming, or just provide a good eyewitness in case of an accident. The Garmin Dash Cam 20 ($250) gives you everything you could ever need in any of these scenarios, with functionality to start and stop when you turn on your engine, a gravity sensor that knows when you've been in an accident, and built-in GPS to log the location of every bit of footage. It records in full HD onto an expandable microSD card, features a 2.3-inch display, and is pretty easy to install — so you'll always have video evidence of everything that happens on the road.

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