Sometimes an RV or other vehicle must pull another vehicle, such as a trailer or another car, behind it. In this scenario, many original equipment mirrors simply do not perform properly, and new side mirrors will do a much better and safer job. Some full-size trucks and even some SUVs have telescopic side mirrors that can be stretched out from the side of the vehicle to allow the driver to see what is ahead of the vehicle as well as what is coming behind it while towing anything. This sort of sidecar mirror, also known as a towing mirror, is a side mirror that improves vehicle safety when driving and towing.
Mirrors for Towing
If you discover that you need a towing mirror since there is no towing mirror as standard equipment on your car, you may purchase side mirrors that can be fitted over or clipped onto the original equipment and serve as great towing mirrors. They may be telescopic at times, and they may also fold in on the side of the car, which is a good feature.
When you go to an auto parts or truck parts shop or an online car accessories website to acquire one of these replacement Truck side mirror, you will be confronted with a large choice of them. One thing you must ensure is that the towing mirror will fit correctly onto or replace your old mirror. To avoid having to drill new holes, make sure it will fit onto the current manufacturer's holes. Some of these towing mirrors are designed to be permanently installed on the vehicle.
Mirrors for Recreational Vehicles
RVs are obliged to have two mirrors on their vehicle if they are driven on public roads, thus they may also need some kind of side mirrors that need to be replaced. And since RV drivers contact numerous items while parking their trailers, which are often in small spaces, they do take a battering. This mirror may be expensive to replace.
There are sophisticated aftermarket replacement side mirrors that may be frost-free and spin in six or more different orientations. They are often designed to swivel with an electric switch inside the car, allowing you to view the side of the road better and be safer while driving.