A logistics company has proved it was not liable for a collision with a Lamborghini using dashcam footage.
The crash, involving a Leicestershire-based Crouch Logistics vehicle working on a UPS contract, occurred in Northampton on November 27.
Amio Talio, the Lamborghini Driver, claimed the UPS vehicle “came out of nowhere” and crashed into his £180,000 Huracan.
His car collided with the Crouch Transport vehicle and then hit another parked car.
The Camera Telematics' Street Angel device fitted to the Crouch Logistics van captured the incident and the footage was able to prove that the driver was not at fault and therefore not liable for what could have been a very expensive insurance settlement.
Chris Crouch, managing director of Crouch Logistics, said: “Our decision to install Street Angel on our fleet of vehicles has been completely vindicated by the performance of the Camera Telematics' kit in determining who was liable for the accident - particularly as the Lamborghini driver contested that the UPS driver was at fault. Having accurate footage from Street Angel proved in court that the Lamborghini driver was liable for the accident. and that the UPS driver was in the clear."
Street Angel works by using 4G connectivity to continually record video evidence of the journey and the vehicle's surroundings on to the internal memory. It uses accelerometers to measure g-force in all directions to detect any impact or harsh event, such as braking or cornering. When the g-force parameter is breached the device instantly uploads a video clip of the event to the cloud while generating an instant email alert to the fleet manager notifying them of the event.
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