How to add a backup camera to your car

Rearview, or backup, cameras have become increasingly common on new cars, adding a measure of safety and convenience when reversing. If your late-model car is not so equipped, theres an aftermarket retrofit available that will work as well as a factory original.

Mounting evidence shows that rearview cameras help avoid accidents that involve backing into an object orworsea child invisible from the drivers seat. According to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), if all cars had rearview cameras, about 60 lives a year could be saved in the U.S. We consider a rearview camera a must have, especially for an SUV, pickup truck, or any other vehicle with a big blind zone stra