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Old 05-21-2019, 10:20 AM
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Originally Posted by don't ask View Post
Someone on the SDMB posted a few years ago that there is no such thing as a blind spot if you position your side mirrors correctly. Like your instructor, he said you should not see any part of your car. So I tried it. I moved the angle outwards and drove down a multi-lane road allowing myself to be passed by cars and in turn passing cars. What I discovered was that cars disappeared from my rearview mirror and almost immediately the nose appeared in the side mirror. Long vehicles were visible in the side mirror while still visible in the rearview mirror.

It was obvious after this practice, that even in a car with shitty visibility, between the rearview mirror, the side mirror and a slight turn of the head it is possible to see everything in the lanes beside you. It has made driving much more relaxing.
I'm pretty sure that was me!

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