What we consider time-honored wisdom in driving isn’t necessarily true. Most of us think that the proper position of our side mirrors is angled to display the flank of our car and the road behind it. However, safety experts now believe that’s not correct, and mirrors should be positioned so that no part of your car appears in them. That’s the best way to negate blind spots that require you to turn your head when changing lanes. The mirror placements should slightly overlap with the field of view in the center-mounted rear-view mirror. It might take some getting used to, but it can make a huge difference in terms of safety.
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