TMC is an independent, primarily volunteer organization that relies on ad revenue to cover its operating costs. Please consider whitelisting TMC on your ad blocker and becoming a Supporting Member. For more info: Support TMC

People pullout in front of you? (Dash cam)

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by ai4px, May 28, 2018.

  1. ai4px

    ai4px Wes

    May 2, 2018
    Sumter SC USA
    Wow, got got a silver MS and it seems like people pull out in front of us a LOT. We had a silver honda and they didn’t pull out this much. It surely can’t be a gray/silver car thing, dunno.... but one thing’s for sure we’re going to get a dash cam. It is pretty doggone hot here and I read somewhere that the blackvue 650 goes out of focus when hot. Can you spell out the perks of the backvue? I’m strongly considering a motorcycle DVR because it has two small cameras and a main module about the size of a deck of cards that could get tucked in the center console - out of the heat. Found a Bluesea DV188 over on amazon. I’m concerned it’s too cheap though. Looking for input from those in the know.
  2. tpham07

    tpham07 Active Member

    Mar 21, 2017
    Rhode Island
    I have not had this so-called focus issue with my 650S. and I live in Louisiana.
    • Like x 1
  3. Akikiki

    Akikiki A'-Lo-HA ! y'all

    Nov 26, 2012
    Kaneohe, HI
    I was earlier versions of the Blackvue. I've had the 650, 750 and now the 900. Heat is not a factor.

    But talking about colors. I've had more than 30 cars in my lifetime (so far). Only two have been red. I believe red is safer than any other color out there. I used to see people pulling out in front of me when I was in my blue, black, grey, silver, white, - well every other color but red. I have a theory. I believe that its because all the other colors can easily disappear in the background of the horizon when the driver looks up before pulling out. I believe that RED simply stands out to such a degree that they spot us coming clearly whether its faster or they are focused, I believe its because RED is bold against the background. I didn't experience this with any other color but until I drove RED.
  4. artsci

    artsci Sponsor

    May 10, 2012
    Timonium, Maryland
    Three cheers for red!!
  5. Ketchups

    Ketchups Member

    Dec 16, 2017
    San Diego, CA
    I had an idiot reverse out of his parking space without even looking, while I was at a complete stop waiting for the parking spot, and he barely bumped my car! After that I installed a the blkvue 4ch dashcam system - the idiot said I was driving too fast.

Share This Page

  • About Us

    Formed in 2006, Tesla Motors Club (TMC) was the first independent online Tesla community. Today it remains the largest and most dynamic community of Tesla enthusiasts. Learn more.
  • Do you value your experience at TMC? Consider becoming a Supporting Member of Tesla Motors Club. As a thank you for your contribution, you'll get nearly no ads in the Community and Groups sections. Additional perks are available depending on the level of contribution. Please visit the Account Upgrades page for more details.