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Whenever I am in a car I am usually the one driving or in the front passenger seat. The other day when I was riding in the back seat of a friend's car, he made mention of some idiot driver behind him. My first inclination was to look in the side view mirror which was non-existant. At that moment I thought
about how convienient it would be to be able to see behind the car from the back seat without having to turn around. The solution would be a second set of side view mirrors on the car so that the rear seat passengers can share the same vantage point of the driver.
||And let backseat drivers have more of a say?
||The addition of secondary side mirrors would make for two more, (albeit small) blind spots for the driver.
||The mirrors would probably have to mount 6 to 10 inches higher to keep them out of the view of the main side view mirrors.
||We greatly favour this idea, the unmentioned
benfit being that rear-seat passengers can
easily check behind for passing traffic (driver
side) or pedestrians (passenger side) before
opening their door, thus avoiding at the least
embarrasment and annoyance, and possibly
serious damage to one or more vehicles.
||The standard passenger-side driving mirror
should have as an adjunct a small mirror
aligned for the passenger, for the same
purpose stated above.