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Remedying The Blind Spot Problems On Our Highways

When we take to our highways we do so largely at our own risk. We know that we will need to maybe make a couple of lane changes when on the highway and you may be surprised to learn that this is where many of the nations daily collisions occur and they are largely due to one leading factor. You see when we learn to drive our instructor asks us to go through a check list of actions that we must perform in order to make a successful and safe lane change. This is usually to place the indicator on, check in the rear mirror, then check side mirrors, if it seems clear then we are asked to check over our shoulder by taking our eyes from the road and physically turning in our seats to confirm no vehicles are in our blind spot.

This last action is fraught with danger, and when we add the fact that a lane change usually also involves an increase in speed it is little wonder that this is where many drivers come unstuck. One of the remedies to this problem was the development of blind spot mirrors. These were fish eye or bubble mirrors and are still used on many of the nations vehicles. Another option was the side mirrors that the manufacturers included with their vehicles that reduced the image of the object being reflected. You may have seen the warning on these side mirrors stating that objects may be closer than they seem.

Neither of those remedies have been overly successful and we know this due to the number of lane change collisions where in fact these mirrors have been installed. MaxiView blind spot mirrors were developed to fix the problem of the blind spot for good. Instead of reducing the size of the image, MaxiView blind spot mirrors enlarge it by up to three times. With their patented unique ball and socket design these are the most adjustable stick on mirrors in the world.