Proper Use Of Kingston RAM Truck Mirrors
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On all driving experiences, there are some places where the road may be narrow or curves which are both factors that affect your visibility of what is around you. In such conditions, there is a higher probability that an accident may occur. This is a reason why it is an important idea to use your mirrors properly and be aware of the adjustments you should make with different weather conditions.

For the most part, there are only two types of mirrors that people rely on while driving which are the rearview mirror and the two side mirrors. The first is the flat mirror that is used by drivers in getting clear view of what is happening behind the vehicle you are driving. The two side mirrors, on the other hand, are convex mirrors with a slight outward bend. They serve as driver’s guide in gaining better blindspot view. This helps driver in seeing the happenings outside the vehicle.

When getting into your vehicle before driving, it is a good idea to make sure that these mirrors are at the right angle for your driving position and adjust them until they are in the correct position for you.

Although these two types of mirrors are the main mirrors installed in a vehicle, there are options to get additional mirrors installed on your vehicle. Contact your local dealership to find out the options available for adding other mirrors to your vehicle to enhance your level of visibility while driving.

The initial adjustment of your mirrors is always important, but it is also a good idea to consider the following tips to ensure better driving habits and maximized use of your mirrors.

1. Check the mirrors regularly and make sure to clearly understand what is happening. Do not ignore what is happening around your vehicle.

2. Check your main mirror before looking in either side mirror as it is good to be aware what may be approaching the sides of your vehicle from behind.

3. Have a second look in the mirror to verify what you are seeing.

4. Do not look at the mirror too much as it may become a distraction to you while driving.

5. Check your mirrors before breaking, accelerating or making a turn to ensure maximized safety.

For more information about adding accessories to your Kingston RAM truck, give Kingston Dodge a call to talk to our parts/service staff. If purchasing a new vehicle interests you and you would like to book a test drive, visit our website or stop by at 1429 Princess St. To see the in stock vehicles, visit our inventory page to choose the vehicle that interests you for a test drive.


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