If you only glance at your car mirrors occasionally, you could miss out on vital information that could prevent you from crashing: a driver/motorcyclist overtaking you, a cyclist moving up the inside or a pedestrian crossing the road behind you.
• Use all mirrors to check the road is clear, before moving off.
• Use your mirrors frequently so that you always know what is behind and to each side of you.
• Use them in good time, before you signal or change direction or speed.
• Be aware that mirrors do not cover all areas and that there will be blind spots. You will need to look round and check.
Make MIRRORS-SIGNAL-MANOEUVRE part of your daily routine no matter how long you have been driving or how experienced you think you are – it will reflect on your driving.
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