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Fleet Safety Tip of the Week: How to Adjust Your Side Mirrors to Further Limit Blind Spots

March 06, 2013

Are some of your drivers using the same side-view mirror adjusting techniques they learned in high school driver education class decades ago? If so, they may be putting themselves at a disadvantage during lane changes.

In this video, William E. Van Tassel of AAA explains and demonstrates how to adjust the driver’s-side and passenger-side mirrors in order to further diminish blind spots and expand visibility of vehicles in adjacent lanes. These may not be the techniques many of your drivers are accustomed to using, but they are very effective.

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  1. 1. Josh Jones [ March 27, 2013 @ 05:04AM ]

    I have been adjusting my mirror with this tip for over 20 years and it really works. I pushed this method onto my wife 15 years ago and plan on teaching my kids the same when they are able to drive. Any tip for keeping my family safer on the roads is a good tip and blind spots are a known adversary for all drivers (and excuse to some) .

  2. 2. Robert [ October 10, 2013 @ 12:26PM ]

    Great job.

 

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