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Why Professional Dash Cam Installation?

You bought a dash camera but not sure why you would get professional dash cam installation? Here are 5 of the top reasons our customers get it done. #1 Not Enough Cigarette Lighter Plugins Most cars on the road have 1 cigarette lighter plugin. I bet if you asked most people what they used it […]

Dash Cam Parking Mode

With so many dash cameras to choose from often I get asked which dash cam has parking mode? Well, I can tell you first off all of our units we sell have parking mode capability. However, they do need to be hardwired or use of an OBD 2 adaptor. So which has the best dash […]

Dash Cam Top Features

What top features do you want in a dash cam? Well this is what a lot of our customers ask for. Wi-Fi Capability Why would you want this? The main reason you want this is because if there is an incident or a video recording you want to have. You can easily take your phone […]

Is a Dash Cam Worth it?

With so many drivers on the road, often I get asked “Is a Dash Cam worth it? We are going to outline some of the benefits it can provide you. Hit and run claims A hit and run is when an unidentified driver hits your vehicle or you are injured, and leaves the scene of […]

Dash Cam Comparison

What features to choose? So much technology and options. That is why we have a dash cam comparison to help you make the right choice. 2K Dash Cam Comparison Chart Model # IROAD X11 Thinkware QA100Elite / Q800Pro GNET G-ON2 Thinkware X1000 Front Cam Resolution 2K QHD 2K QHD 2K QHD 2K QHD Rear Cam […]

Dash Cam Recording Time

Can I get a dash cam with longer than 1 minute video recording time? So, all the dash cameras we deal with offer 1 minute record time. If there are any incidents, or impacts they are usually 20-30 second video clips. There are a couple reasons why you want to get a dash cam with […]

Car Battery Die From Dashcam?

The short answer is no. A couple factors is, how you install it, and how you set the dash camera up. If you have a dash camera without low battery protection, and you do not drive your vehicle regularly. As a result, there is a good chance you will kill your battery. We do not […]

Best 1080P Dash Cam

With so many cameras to choose from, deciding what is the best 1080p dash cam can be a challenge. We are going to explore 4 of our top performing FULL HD 1080P dash cam. Let’s break it down for you. GNET G-ON Dash Cam Why would you want this dash cam? You probably never even […]

SD Card Needed For Dash Cam

So you bought a dash cam and are looking to upgrade your SD card. What is an SD card you may ask? SD stands for secure digital and is a digital storage card. The microSD card launched in 2005 and was designed for use in cellular phones. I remember using one of these in my […]

Budget Or Good Dash Cam?

So you want to buy a dash cam? Do you buy a budget or good dash cam? What is the difference? Let’s explore. SD Card Often times we see a deal too good to be true. 1080P dash cam for $69. It arrives in the mail and there is no SD card in the box. […]

Will A Dash Camera Pick Up License Plate?

Will a dash camera pick up a license plate? Great question. A lot of manufacturers will tell you their dash camera will every time. Let’s explore a few real world examples. Professional Photographer For example, remember that special day you got married. I hired a professional photographer. They show up with their $5000 SLR digital […]

Dash Cam Upgrade Kia Soul

Being an employee of Safe Drive Solutions requires a lot of travel. One day you are in Chilliwack and next day you are in North Vancouver. Picking the correct dash cam upgrade for my Kia Soul was crucial. Because when you’re traveling frequently there is always a chance of catching an incident on camera. Protecting myself while driving is important, that […]

Benefits of a Dash Cam in the Winter

When the weather outside is frightful…make sure you’re well-equipped to stay safe. Rain, snow, and sleet make the roads slick and slippery each winter, and too many drivers lose control when their vehicle loses traction. Fortunately, installing a dash cam is one of the best ways to prepare for driving in inclement weather. It helps […]

EV Dash Cam Install

Above all, what is an electric vehicle? Why did I buy an EV? Can I install a dash cam in my EV? Will it kill my battery? Certainly, people are cautious. Let’s answer some of these questions. What Is an Electric Vehicle? EVs are fully, or partially powered vehicles running on electric power. They require […]

What are dash cam channels?

Often people ask me how many dash cam channels should I get? What is the difference between a 1, 2 and 3 channel? Which is the most popular setup? Why get more than 1 camera? It all comes down to your lifestyle. Let’s answer these questions. 1 Channel Dash Cam Why get a 1 channel […]

Dash Cam Customer Service

So, you bought a dash cam. You plug it in, but you have no idea how to work it. What do you do next? Do you call a friend? Contact the seller? Or maybe you contact the manufacturer? Some people might even ask to return the item. No matter who you contact, your dash cam […]

Recording Modes Of Your Dash Cam

What is a Dash Cam Parking Mode cable? This question is asked, and some people still find it confusing in terms of what it does. This is the magic of owning a professionally installed dash camera. You get your wires hidden and hardwired to the vehicles electrical system. Giving you a lot more flexibility in […]

Questions About Dash Cams

We want to address a lot of the common questions about dash cams. There can be lots of confusion when playing with new technology. How does it work? Do I have to do anything to it? Where does the power come from? Will it record while parked? So many questions and we are going to […]

Dash Cam Install BC

Dash Cam Install Service By Experienced & Skilled Professionals We offer a convenient mobile dash cam install service in BC that exceeds your expectations. Our professionals visit you to install your camera, meaning you don’t need to make unnecessary journeys while camera-less and unprotected. We use specialized tools and expert knowledge to give you the […]

Dashcam Car Insurance

Why buy a dash cam? A dashcam is car insurance for BC drivers. ICBC asks for dashcam video to prove your innocent. Let’s explore a few examples of why it is a good investment. Left Turn Incident My client was recently involved in an accident. The other car was turning left and hit his VW […]

Surrey Dash Cam Install

Our client from Surrey hired us for a dash cam install. He was very cautious on what camera to buy as there is lots of models. For the best performance we recommended the GNET G-ON3 3 channel system. He asked us questions like how is the video quality? Is it easy to use? Will it […]

Dash Cam Install Vancouver

One of our clients hired us for a dash cam install in Vancouver. They wanted what I use in my own car. The IROAD X11. We outfitted their Audi Q3 with front and rear cameras to record while parked and driving. Wide Viewing Angle Most standard dash cameras on the market offer a 130 to […]

Best 2K Dash Cam

So, you are looking for the best 2K dash cam on the market. You have come to the right place. Let’s rip apart 3 contenders. The Contenders We will be comparing the IROAD X11, GNET G-ON2, and last but not least Thinkware QA100 Elite. Getting into a 2K dash camera is a great upgrade from […]

Ford Dash Cam Install

The Ford Expedition is a big SUV. Tech features such as 4G LTE hotspot, Sync3, Apple Carplay and Android Auto come standard. Premium leather seats on all 3 rows and the SUV sits 8 passengers. With so many features on this vehicle it only lacked 1 thing. Getting a dash cam install in this big […]

Mobile Dashcam Install Service

So, why would anyone want mobile dashcam install service? The real question should be why not? The Retail Sales Call Most frequently, a client calls a retail store. The phone call typically goes something like this: Thank you for calling “Company name here” how can we help you today? Customer says, “I would like a […]

Land Rover Discovery Dashcam Install

Our client from Langley, BC contacted us for Dash Cam install. Firstly, we said no we would not attempt the install due to the luxury of this vehicle. Then we changed our tune and asked the client if he would work with us. After all, learning new things is important to Safe Drive Solutions. We […]

Best Dash Cam For Uber

Why would anyone get a dash cam for driving Uber, Lyft, or Taxi? The real answer is why would you not. Life of a taxi driver involves lots of driving. Whether it be in food delivery or getting someone from point A to point B you are behind the wheel driving. Accidents can happen in […]

Dash Cam Install Volvo XC90

Our client from Abbotsford B.C. gave us the opportunity to install a dash cam in their 2017 Volvo XC90. This vehicle is top of the line in luxury. It has 4 captains chairs 2 in the front and 2 in the back ensuring maximum comfort. XC90 comes equipped with a T8 PHEV plug-in hybrid combined […]

Dash Cam Install Mercedes C-Class AMG

This Mercedes Benz AMG dash cam install was fun. Our client from Vancouver wanted video protection while driving and parked. I could say it was a nice-looking car but I would be lying. Because it was a wagon. In the UK they call these types of cars “an estate”. Who doesn’t love a classic Top […]

Top Jobs Using a Dash Cam

What jobs use a dash cam? The roads are getting busier. Therefore, let’s explore some of the different jobs. Uber / Lyft / Taxi Driver Driving around people is your specialty. You may pick someone up from work and drop them off at home. Your whole world is one big map of streets filled with […]

Nissan Leaf Dash Cam Install

We had the opportunity to install a dash cam into a 2015 Nissan Leaf. Having done many EV vehicles before I was up to the challenge. My client asked me a lot of the common questions. For example, Will My Car Battery Die from Installing a Dash Cam? Please read our blog to find out […]

Dash Cam Install BMW Convertible

Our client from West Vancouver, BC hired us to install a Dash Cam into their BMW. This car looks slick with the roof down. I can see myself now driving on the highway feeling the wind blow through my hair. Above all, this client is a private investigator. Can you say Bond, James Bond? Certainly, […]

Dash Cam Install Toyota Rav 4

Did you know the Toyota Rav 4 has been in production for 25 years? As a result, this is the granddaddy of all cross overs. This vehicle is so popular it is available in an off-road, hybrid, or sport model. I know a lot of clients are having troubles getting their hands on one of […]

Dash Cam Install Mazda 3

Our client from Burnaby wanted a dash cam install in their Mazda 3. Commuting to and from Richmond can be a very busy drive. With so many cars on the road it is important to have a silent witness. That is why our client got a front and rear dash camera from IROAD. Accidents Happen […]

The 5 Best Highways to Go For a Cruise

The summer is the perfect time to get away, and flying and traveling can be expensive and exhausting. In this blog, we’ll go over the 5 best highways to go for a cruise. Perfect for your family, friends, or that special someone. See all that California’s scenery and beautiful nature has to offer, and the […]

Dash Cam Upgrade Porsche Taycan

Our client from White Rock, BC contacted us about dash cam upgrade for their Porsche Taycan. Did you know this vehicle set the indoor land speed record of 102.65 miles per hour? The Taycan has 750 horsepower, and can go from zero to 60mph in 2.6 seconds. That is a well-oiled machine, without the oil […]

Dash Cam Upgrade Honda Civic

A client from Surrey BC recently contacted us to inquire about adding a dash cam to their Honda Civic. The client was looking for a way to monitor when their teenagers drive the vehicle. They recently got their new driver licence from ICBC. The client wanted to use it as a learning tool to educate […]

Protect Your Auto Insurance with a Dash Camera

Getting in an auto accident is bad enough as it is. The last thing you need is the additional headache of trying to get the fair compensation you’re owed for a car accident that wasn’t even your fault. If that wouldn’t be bad enough, your auto insurance could go up in price too! Luckily, this […]

Why Buy Your Teen a Dashcam

When you have a young driver on the road with a brand-new license as a parent, you go through a wave of emotions, both excited and terrified. While you know your teenager understands the rules of the road with an adult in the car, what will it be like when they go out on the […]


Dashcams are an excellent deterrent and protector of your vehicle. Not only do they keep a watchful eye on your vehicle when you’re not occupying it, they also act as protection against any fraudulent claims made against you while operating it. As such, dashcams have massively gained in popularity in North America and beyond in […]


There’s an old saying that stands the test of time: accidents happen. And if you’ve been driving for many years, there’s a chance you’ve at least been in a fender bender. If you’ve never been in an accident, we’re going to layout and unfortunate, but all too common scenario: You’re driving along on a sunny […]

Best 4K Dash Cam in 2021 Thinkware U1000

Looking for ways to upgrade your driving experience in 2021? Then purchasing a dash cam should be on the top of your list. Having a high-quality dash camera installed in your car makes your driving considerably safer, prevents any acts of vandalism and gives you the peace of mind you have been craving. If this […]

Dash Cam Buyers Guide

Buy A Dash Cam We at Safe Drive Solutions know how it feels when you are new to the dash cam market and are looking for your first dash camera. For this very reason, we have gathered some of the most crucial aspects you should pay attention to when choosing your dash cam. We want […]

Why Get Professional Dash Cam Installation

Professional dash cam installation is vitally important to ensuring that your camera functions at top capacity. A dash cam is a camera mounted on your vehicle’s dashboard. It is designed to accurately record the details of the road. Most individuals invest in them to be their “silent witness” and to serve as a record of […]

Dash Cams record while parked

Dash cams are very useful. It records virtually even while parked. Are you curious to know about the ‘Parking Mode?’ It is available in premium dash cameras that it provides protection around-the-clock, and you can enjoy vehicle surveillance at all times. What is the dash cam parking mode? Parking mode is when a dash cam […]

DashCam Resolution Comparison

1080P vs 2k vs 4k If you’re scouring the internet in search of the latest dash camera technology, you may run into a few confusing tech specs. Dashcam resolution is one of the most important specifications to pay attention to, as these will affect the video quality. Good video quality can mean the difference between […]

Why you need a Dash Cam

A dash cam, do you really need it? The answer is Yes. It is a device mounted on the windshield of a vehicle. The dash cam has a careful design that it records every detail on the road, acting as a silent witness. Are you an Uber/Lyft driver who has an invested interest in your […]

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