Car Mirrors and Observation Car Tutorials

Car Mirrors Set Up Guide

Effective observation is an essential safety skill that’s required for driving. It’s a skill that you’ll develop while learning to drive and is essential for passing the driving test. Your car mirrors make up an important part of observation. These guides explain how to correctly set up your mirrors and how to use them. We also cover other important observation skills to learn such as the car’s blind spot.

Explained is Why Should You Check Your Mirrors?

Why Should You Check Your Mirrors?

Here we explain for novice drivers why you should make frequent checks to your car's mirrors.

How to Adjust the Rear View Mirror

How to Adjust the Rear View Mirror

This guide explains how to correctly adjust and set up the internal rear view mirror for maximum visibility.

How to Adjust the Car Side Mirrors

How to Adjust the Car Side Mirrors

Having your car side mirrors properly set up allows for maximum visibility which is essential for observing traffic to the side of your vehicle.

Difference Between Side Mirror and Rear View Mirror

Difference Between Side Mirror and Rear View Mirror

Your car's internal rear view mirror and side mirrors have different types of glass. This affects what you can see in the mirror. Here we explain the differences.

Explained is whether you can adjust the car mirrors during parallel parking on the driving test.

Can You Adjust your Mirrors During Parallel Parking?

Learner drivers often aren't sure whether they can make mirror adjustments during driving lessons or the driving test. Here we explain what to do.

When Should You Check Your Mirrors?

When Should You Check Your Mirrors?

This guide explains for learner drivers when you should check your mirrors when driving and why you should check your mirrors.

What is the 6 Point Check for Driving Explained with Diagram

What is the 6 Point Check for Driving Explained

Some learner drivers are taught to use the 6 point check all the time, but is it really necessary? Here we explain what the 6 point check is and when to use it.

Car Mirror Blind Spot Explained

What is a Blind Spot in a Car Mirror?

Here we explain what a car blind spot is in your mirrors, how and when to check blind spots and if not checking the blind spot can fail a driving test.