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Don't throw away your dash cam footage, it is admissible in court

2 May 2019 4:39 PM
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JMPD has created a WhatsApp hotline for people to send footage to them.

How admissible is dash cam footage n South African courts?

Are dashcams even legal in the country?

Some motorists are tempted to get one so they can capture bad driving or crimes that happen on the road.

John Maytham spoke to the founder of the Justice Project South Africa Howard Dembovsky about the legalities surrounding dash cams.

The dash cam evidence is 100% admissible provided the person to whom it belongs or submits that dash cam evidence is prepared to testify in court.

Howard Dembovsky, Founder - The Justice Project South Africa

The Johannesburg Metro Police have recently launched a WhatsApp hotline for people to submit dash cam footage to them for them to prosecute person driving carelessly.

Howard Dembovsky, Founder - The Justice Project South Africa

Listen to the full interview here...


This article first appeared on 702 : Don't throw away your dash cam footage, it is admissible in court




2 May 2019 4:39 PM
Tags:
Court
Criminal Court
evidence
dashcam
dashcamera

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