Dash­cams will not make Dubai’s roads any safer

7 Days in Dubai - - DEAR 7 DAYS... -

Dash­cams do not make the traf­fic safer. Look at Rus­sia, de­spite ev­ery­one hav­ing dash­cams, the roads re­main deadly. At best it is a good tool to prove in­no­cence when in an ac­ci­dent. The roads here are full of poorly dis­ci­plined, law­less driv­ers. The av­er­age speed is out of the safety zone, partly con­trib­uted by the high speed lim­its that are set. For ex­am­ple, 70km on Wasl street, or 80km on Satwa road means you can speed up to re­spec­tive 90kph and 100kph. On a two-lane road in res­i­den­tial

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