From chases to near-hits, these videos captured things going out of control on roads

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In a world full of cameras, and misinterpretations of events, perhaps it is time for you to get a dashcam for you car because it may help you get out of tickets and even scams. (KGO-TV)

The roads hold the potential for dangerous situations, and in some cases, those moments are captured from behind the windshield.

Tonight on Eyewitness News at 10, dashcams are becoming a big tool for motorists every day, and now, they don't have to be a burden on your pocketbook. A tech expert goes over the best options for your money.

Dash cameras, used by both law enforcement and everyday civilian motorists, have captured some of the most out-of-control situations out on the roads.

Here is a sampling of some that Eyewitness News reported over recent years:

Pastor reacts after chase in church bus hits national TV

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Congregants at Iglesia Christiana Evangelica Communidad de Amor watched as a police chase involving their church bus was chronicled on national television.

Police say drunken girl steals sheriff's cruiser
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Police say drunken teen girl stole sheriff's vehicle

Dash cam video shows shootout in the middle of crowded intersection

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Florida police are searching for a man who opened fire on a car in the middle of the day starting a shootout.

Police chase ends with suspect run over by his own car

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Police in Washington state say a police chase came to a surprising halt when a suspect's car rolled over him, trapping him. (No sound)

Deputy hit, thrown by tractor-trailer miraculously survives

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Dash cam video shows Cpt. Brad Moore of the Preble County Sheriff's Office being hit by a tractor-trailer on Jan. 8, 2016.

Dashcam video of wild high speed chase and shootout

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Wild police chase in Seattle ends in shootout, suspect killed.

View more dashcam video stories on ABC13.com here.
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