Road Warriors

Dashcams catch thrills, chills and spills on Russian roads.
2:00 | 02/23/13

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One week ago, we brought you that amazing video of that meteorite in russia. Which you can see behind me tonight. The pictures are from a dash cam. Nearly every car in russia has one of these things, and tonight, check out what else these cameras are capturing. Here's abc's kirit radia. Reporter: Not every day that you catch a falling star, like this massive meteor streaking across the sky last week. These are the latest images from that near catastrophe. In russia, you would be surprised what you can catch on tape. Crazy scenes on russia's reckless roads. On dash cams that are exploding in popularit russia. They're used for insurance reasons, but the madness they capture is going viral on youtube. The cringe-worthy crashes. The death-defying smashes and the truly bizarre. Real-life road warriors, from helicopters. To tanks. From roadside fighting. To fighter jets. This camera even caught a plane crash. Cameras aren't just creating youtube gold. They actually serve an important purpose, like trying to figure out who's at fault in an accident. The cameras also catch crooked cops and insurance s like this man who may have been trying to be hit by a car. We took one for a test drive with the editor-in-chief of a russian magazine. How do I explain these videos to americans? What you see is becoming more popular. Reporter: He said that these dash cameras are shaming drivers into better behavior. on the road. Kirit radia, abc news, moscow. I will never drive in russia. Coming up on "world news" --

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