MAYHEM: Blind Spots
No one has eyes on the backs of the heads. If they did, well, it would be really cool, and automobile accidents would be far more avoidable.
According to statistics, blind spots cause 840,000 accidents each year.
Here are some tips on how to avoid accidents caused by your blind spot:
- Adjusting mirrors so the rear window is framed
- Adjust the left side mirror by sitting in the driver seat and putting your head against the window, then set the left mirror so that only a part of the vehicles left side is visible.
- Adjust the right side mirror by sitting in the driver seat and leaning to the center of your vehicle, then set the right mirror so that only a part of the vehicles right side is visible.
- Briefly turn your head to check for cars in adjacent lanes blind spot.