The Higher Regional Court of Stuttgart has ruled that, in principle, recordings from dashboard cameras, or dashcams, can be admissible in a legal proceedings. The court held that these types of recordings should be valid for the prosecution of severe traffic offences. Legal questions arising from the use of dashcams have been controversially debated previously; however, this judgment is the first high-court ruling on this topic. An appeal has not been permitted.

The Ruling (in German)