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Old 22nd September 2011, 10:33 PM
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Has Anyone worked our the mirror test or found a simplified explanation anywhere ? I just cant get my head around the IVA manuals explanation of the requirements
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Old 20th October 2011, 08:36 PM
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Can you see behind you without any blind spots - yes = pass, no = fail
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Old 20th October 2011, 08:39 PM
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Can you see behind you without any blind spots - yes = pass, no = fail
I've yet to find a commercially built motor vehicle that allows me to see behind via mirrors without any blind spots.

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Old 20th October 2011, 09:02 PM
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I've yet to find a commercially built motor vehicle that allows me to see behind via mirrors without any blind spots.

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Old 21st October 2011, 10:26 AM
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Honda Fireblade Mirrors are what most folk are using on sevens these days.
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Old 21st October 2011, 11:10 AM
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Has Anyone worked our the mirror test or found a simplified explanation anywhere ? I just cant get my head around the IVA manuals explanation of the requirements
The main thing ash is to make sure they are high enough to see over the rear wings, make them higher than the rear wings and as wide as poss and you will be okay. Also for the mirror size you need to be able to fit a rectangle of 70x40mm somewhere within the mirror itself. Some people have been caught it by having the mirror over 40mm deep and 70mm wide but you cant fit the complete rectangle in. The centre mirror is 40x80mm.

They didn't used to bother with having to see over the rear wing but they have tightened up with the IVA.

Have a look at section 8, it looks quite complicated but ain't too bad. sometimes they will go to the extreme of places the viewing cones out if they are in any doubt.

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Old 23rd October 2011, 10:42 AM
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Of all the mirrors that are sva compliant which ones look like they belong on the car?

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