When it comes to parking your car, you’re often faced with loads of distractions and obstructions. However, a reverse camera is the new bit of game-changing tech designed to make your life a lot less stressful.

While some cars may already have sensors built in, a reversing camera can give you a real picture of your surroundings for a complete peace of mind.

Here are some benefits of owning a reverse camera.

Scratch that

Using a wide-angle lens, you’ll get a broad view of the area around you so you can squeeze into those extra tight parking spots – result!

This should make you more aware of pedestrians, posts or other cars. As a result, you’ll significantly reduce the likelihood of damaging, bumping or scratching your car.

A big set of eyes

There are a lot of blind spots in lorries, vans and large cars. However, with a reverse camera, you’ll have an extra set of eyes focusing on these areas.

This can help stop accidents, manoeuvre the vehicle into tricky spots and let you know when it’s safe to get out of the driver’s seat. If you’re a parent, a reverse camera is particularly handy when you have the kids blocking your view when you’re trying to park.

Stay in the loop

According to Car Buyer, all new cars sold in 2018 will have to have a reverse camera in. But if you’re not in a position to purchase a new vehicle, you run the risk of getting left behind.

Adopting the latest technology can stop you from having to upgrade your car so soon and save you money.

Make light work of heavy rain

As you know, the weather can get rather windy and rainy in the UK, which can cause some real headaches when you’re trying to see out of the window.

Some car reversing camera kits are water and debris-proof, so you can park all your worries and drive with a smile on your face.

Which car reverse camera is right for you?

Here at Halfords, we have a huge range of car reversing camera kits suited to all budgets and practicalities, and you can view the whole range here.