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Tips to safely drive your RV, 5th Wheel, Travel Trailer, Mobile Clinic

Mirror, Mirror on the RV

rv mirror bumpedWhat is the most dangerous thing a driver can do?

Everyone knows the answer to that, drive with your mirrors unadjusted!

Once we have shown you how to do the pre-trip, we show you how to adjust your mirrors.

This past week when I sat in the driver’s seat to check the mirrors, the picture on the right is what I saw.

Remember, the purpose of the convex mirror is to see all the way down the side of your vehicle, all the way to the back and at least 12 feet out. Not possible with this setting, it got bumped.

rv mirror adjusted

After a little adjustment to the convex mirror, it looked like this.

Remember, mirrors can get bumped and the setting can be different for each driver.

If the mirrors are not set correctly,