These are a legal requirement, even if you have a wide vehicle and your caravan is so narrow that you can see along its sides. The law states that you must be able to see 20 metres behind the driver and four metres on either side of the car and the caravan.
A £1,000 fine and three penalty points await those who don’t use towing mirrors. Don’t forget to remove them once you’ve arrived, though!
There is a warning that, if you are involved in a crash caused by not having the required vision, this may invalidate your insurance and prevent your insurance company from paying your claim.
So, how do you choose the ideal mirrors for you? The most important thing is to ensure the ones you are considering fit your car’s door mirrors snugly and securely.