How to Choose & Use Car Mirrors

How to Choose & Use Car Mirrors


In modern times, automotive rear view mirrors are highly influenced by technology. You will find fantastic designs you can't imagine in the car's rear view mirrors, as well as wonderful choices to choose from.

Car rear view mirrors are often damaged in an accident, loosened due to installation errors, or in the case of exterior mirrors, pits appear due to road hazards. When you need to change the car's rear view mirror, knowing the different types of rear view mirrors can save you time and benefit your budget.

Each car has two main rear view mirrors, and you can't drive safely without the rear view mirror. They are rear and side or side mirrors designed to minimize blind spots on the driver's side.

Rear view mirrors, also known as rear wide screens, are used in all cars. These rear view mirrors provide the driver with additional visibility and perception without having to remove the line of sight from the road ahead. They are usually mounted on the top of the front windshield but have the flexibility of rotation. In fact, your rear view mirror is more than just a mirror – it has two reflective surfaces. With it, the driver can see the back through the backlight of the vehicle. The canopy design may be the most commonly used design in rear view mirrors, and the canopy mirrors are mandatory in most areas. The best field of view of the rear view mirror is the object directly behind the driver and the opposite side. The blind spot is usually 90 to 30 degrees behind the driver.

Side mirrors, called wing mirrors, are used to view the rear of the car and to observe the sides of the car. They have usually located outside the car near the front door support "A" column. This type of mirror is mandatory and only applies to vehicles on the driver's side, but most car manufacturers place them on both sides of the vehicle today. They have similar blind spots to the overhead mirror at a 30-degree angle.

When replacing the mirrors, be sure to select the mirrors that have the same mounting system as the original mirrors. Determine the year, brand and model of the vehicle, and how the mirrors can be adjusted, whether from outside or inside the vehicle or with electric mirrors with electrical connections. Choose the type, location, and finish of the mirror. For the surface finish of the mirror, you can choose smooth black, textured black, chrome or stainless steel.

For your rear view mirror replacement, you can consider a lot of features. These features are designed to handle different issues. For example, strong light, strong light reflected from the rear view mirror can cause strong light, which can hinder the driver's vision. It does not appear in sunny conditions. In the evening, your headlights will also have such problematic glare.

To eliminate this phenomenon, designers have created rear view mirrors with anti-glare properties. Anti-glare is produced by a wedge-shaped mirror whose surface is not parallel to the rear mirror, thereby reducing the reflected light. In addition to anti-glare performance, some rear view mirrors also feature automatic dimming to eliminate glare. This