Product Reviews

Nextbase 512GW Dash Cam Review

28 Aug , 2017  

We really loved the Nextbase 512G, but it’s now been superseded by the 512GW. So we thought we should give it a test to see if it’s a worthy replacement.   What is it? The all new range topping offering from Nextbase. Smaller and slightly chunkier than before, it has a few fancy new features. […]

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Product Reviews

Thinkware x350 Dash Cam Review

7 Jul , 2017  

Dash cams are still on the rise, you probably won’t go a day without seeing one nestled behind the rear view mirror of the car in front whilst you sit in traffic. Some of them can cost nearly £300 and are laden with all sorts of gadgetry. But what about the more affordable end of […]

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Product Reviews

Garmin DriveAssist 51 Sat Nav Dash Cam Review

14 May , 2017  

Last year we reviewed the older Garmin DriveAssist 50 sat nav dash cam. The 51, is the updated model for 2017. It still combines a Sat Nav with dash cam capabilities, for what is arguably the same cost as a decent dash cam these days. But what’s it like?     What is it? An […]

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Product Reviews

Cobra JumPack CPP 8000 Review – Forget jump cables!

3 May , 2017  

When you hear the name Cobra in an automotive sense you either thing AC or car alarms, not battery packs. But Cobra Electronics are the brand that created the first ever CB radio. These days they offer a range of car techcessories including dashcams, sat navs and speed camera detectors. One of their niftiest devices […]

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Car Features, Product Reviews

Cataclean Review – Does it really work?

18 Mar , 2017  

After recently purchasing a near enough three year old car, that had always run on 95 octane fuel, we wondered if putting a bottle of Cataclean through the lines would make any difference at all.     The Car The car in question, a Peugeot RCZ R had covered about 8,000 miles since new. It’s […]

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Car Features, Product Reviews

Garmin DriveSmart 50 Review

22 Oct , 2016  

Having reviewed the amazing ‘Dash Nav Cam’ that is the DriveAssist 50 we thought we best check out its little brother, the DriveSmart 50. Coming in at £159.99 from Halfords, the DriveSmart 50 is a whopping £120 cheaper than the DriveAssist model.   In The Box It’s all very no frills with the Garmin, you […]

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Car Features, Product Reviews

Garmin DriveAssist 50 Sat Nav Dash Cam Review

3 Sep , 2016  

Having previously reviewed a few dashcams – some of them even being cleverly concealed these days – but what about a dash cam built into a sat nav? Garmin have you covered! For around £50 extra you can opt for the DriveAssist 50LMT-D over the non camera equipped DriveSmart 50LMT-D model, a decent dash cam […]


Product Reviews

TomTom Bandit Review – More features than a GoPro

26 Jun , 2016  

So it may not be the most obvious of products for us to review, but we do a fair bit of filming, and action cameras are always awesome to have for track days or road trips. As we have seen in the past TomTom are branching out from being a “sat nav company”, the hands-free […]


Car Features, Product Reviews

TomTom CURFER Review – Ultimate car accessory?

16 May , 2016  

Fuel economy is something quite high up on most people’s requirements when purchasing a car, however you don’t always drive in the most eco-friendly way…TomTom have an app for that, CURFER. What is it? Basically it’s an OBD (On Board Diagnostics) reader with Bluetooth, however it is much more than that. The accompanying CURFER app […]


Product Reviews

RAC 03 Super HD Rear View Mirror Dash Cam Review

17 Apr , 2016  

With the rise of dash cams comes the security risk involved, sitting a £200/300 piece of kit in your windscreen permanently obviously raises concerns. Now there hasn’t been any widely publicized dash cam theft spree sweeping across the UK, but naturally some still worry that their car will be broken into. Proofcam have come up […]


Car Features, Product Reviews

Nextbase Dash Cam 512G Review – The perfect dash cam

28 Feb , 2016  

Dash cams started off in Russia due to the largely lawless nature of their roads, but in recent years they have started to become prevalent in the UK too. You can’t argue with video evidence, no need to find witnesses and no contesting what happened, they are the ultimate insurance policy to protect your insurance […]


Car Features, Product Reviews

We review the new ZEISS DriveSafe lenses

3 Nov , 2015  

We were invited by ZEISS to Berlin for the launch of DriveSafe, a new glasses lens optimised for drivers. ZEISS DriveSafe lenses combine an optimised lens design with a new coating to offer three benefits: improved detection of objects in low light conditions, a reduction in glare and, for progressive lenses , improvements in refocusing […]