"In case you needed tangible proof that the popular movement to strap cameras to cops is gaining momentum, the quarterly earnings report from camera manufacturer Taser’s got concrete numbers. It’s sales of cameras nearly tripled. ... There’s a lot of evidence that cameras help reduce violent incidents between officers and civilians. They also help reduce complaints. As I noted last month, the technology needs to be deployed carefully to ensure that the tech isn’t just used to get cops off the hook." If the police are using cameras to protect themselves and the public, maybe you should get one for you car too!
Ontarians pay one of the highest insurance rates. Mostly because of the numerous insurance scams that unfortunately happen in Ontario. "Although drivers are aware of the high cost of insurance, the numbers in the report are staggering. According to the report, “in 2013 alone, consumers likely overpaid by $840 million.”" - City News
"Auto insurance scams are a lot more common than you might think. According to one source, fraud factors into as many as 1 out of every 3 auto insurance claims in New York City. It’s a disturbing pattern, but, given the ubiquity of cameras in modern cars and on our cell phones, one that may soon become passé. At least we’ll have this six minute montage of auto insurance scammers looking completely ridiculous to remember this singular moment in human history." - Gizmodo Source: http://gizmodo.com/people-throw-themselves-at-cars-for-money-more-often-th-1695698432