More cyclists fitting bikes with cameras to collect evidence
Recording devices are used to collect evidence in case of an accident
You have heard of dashboard cameras in cars. Now, it is the turn of the bicycle-cam.
Bikes fitted with video-recording devices are becoming an increasingly common sight on Singapore’s roads.
Riders use them to gather evidence if they get into an accident – amid an apparent rise in the number of bicycle-related insurance claims.
Research fellow Dennis Cheong commutes by bike every day from his Toa Payoh home to his office in Buona Vista. He started using an old smartphone to record his journeys about six months ago.
This is to collect evidence, in case I need to show proof... If a car honks at me, I can play back the recording to find out why.
– Research fellow Dennis Cheong, who fixed a smartphone on his bike