Blind spots are much more common than you might think. Even if you don’t have many blind spots because you are driving a sedan or other small passenger vehicle, it is important to recognize that other drivers in different types of vehicles do have blind spots. Minivans, cargo vans, trucks, sport utility vehicles, and semi-trucks all have blind spots that keep them from seeing traffic around them. Here’s what you need to know about blind spots and how to avoid accidents.
Knowing Your Blind Spots
It is important to know the blind spots on your own vehicle. Sit in your vehicle and adjust your mirrors for the best view around your vehicle. When driving, be aware of what you can and can’t see in your mirrors and as you turn in your seat to look over your shoulder before turning or changing lanes. If you are aware of your blind spots, you can adjust your driving habits to ensure that they do not cause you to create an accident. Read More