This is why I keep my distance from cars in front of me at traffic lights. If I get rear ended, at least I got a better chance at not being slammed into the car in front of me and damaging the front too. I pay attention behind almost as much as I do ahead. If a vehicle as approaching fast from behind, i got room in front to get out of the way. I can't believe how many drivers behind me reach for their phone as soon at they stop at a light or before. I would rather take extra time to get where I'm going and take a less travel route than have these idiots tail gating while playing with their phones.
That is a real bummer. So sorry this happened to you. I am always looking out of the rear view mirror in traffic and cringe when I see a driver with their face in their phone. I have the front mounted dash cam and that has already paid for itself in a hit and run that my daughter was involved in. You just gave me reason for a rear cam.
Can I ask what brand you are using? Not entirely comfortable with the quality that I am getting from my ten eighty pee / one seventy degree dash cam. Does not capture clearly enough.
Wow, hard core!!I feel bad that your special car was damaged by an idiot. I'm sure that a reputable shop will return it to original condition. Here in SC driving distracted by cell phones is at epidemic level. If you look around while stopped in traffic the majority of drivers you can see will be doing something with their cell phones. IMO drivers who are caught driving while using cell phones should have both the phone and vehicle confiscated. No need for court or fines which ultimately cost the taxpayer. Let the municipality sell the vehicle and cell phone.