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Are Uber drivers allowed to have a camera or a dashcam? Is it legal to record passengers?

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Anonymous
3447 Driver Driver Rider
 Posted 2 years, 8 months ago

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    Bigfrank
    440 Driver Driver Rider
     2 years ago

    All drivers should have a 360 degree recording footage for the interior and exterior. You must protect yourself from ruthless passengers and / or accidents. You should also post said info in your car to protect your rights.

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    DDominico69
    177 Driver
     2 years ago

    I didn't even think twice that this may be illegal.  My car (house) my rules.  amirite?

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      JudgeItoh
      199
       2 years ago

      I think that's the case in most states. but remember, this isn't your house either.  plus you are providing a service.  and you are getting paid.  All these things I think change things.

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        MyOrlandoCab
        19 Driver Driver Rider
         2 years ago

        At least in Florida, both your dwelling and vehicle are considered your "Castle Doctrine". If someone under road rage for example, tries to open your car door, or stick their hand thru the window to grab you per say, you could actually use deadly force. Your life doesn't have to be in danger in order for you to stand your ground in your Castle Doctrine.

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    jeffrey1987
    73 Driver
     2 years ago

    I have a dashcam, makes me feel so much safer. I haven't had to use it in a dispute yet but I know I will be happy to have the footage if anyone ever does try to cheat me.

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      hanktoto
      167 Rider Driver
       2 years ago

      my dashcam actually has proven me right twice when it comes to pukers disputing that they were the ones to puke...

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        KitteryMe
        30
         2 years ago

        So you have at least two puke videos.  valuable stuff.  sell it to sickos on the internet.

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    ShadyPeteMD
    178 Driver
     2 years ago

    Hells yeah, it's legal to record your own car.  Why is this even a question.  If you can't record your car what can I record?

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    LandLoverRover
    104
     2 years ago

    Have you ever heard that half the city surveillance cameras are not even connected?  They do wonders for crime prevention, but having wired cameras are so expensive in most areas.  So they just prop up fake cameras everywhere.

    Yep.  Every driver should be equipped with a fake dashcam.  A plastic box.