Trucks have blind spots due to their length and size and where the driver is positioned, increasing truck drivers’ vulnerability to accidents. A truck mirror is one of the essential investments that promotes road safety. West coast mirrors, have a large mirror surface so you can get a better view of pedestrians, other vehicles, and structures that you need to consider when driving. West coast mirrors normally have a large flat glass with a robust mirror arm mounting system, so they are ideal for large trucks that need a resilient option....
The right mirrors and mounting bracket helps you keep up with the conditions of the road. With a clear awareness of the traffic around you, you are more likely to avoid accidents.
Selecting the Right West Coast Mirrors
When selecting mirrors, the rule of thumb is the bigger the mirror surface, the greater the view reflected.
You also need to consider the space available for mounting and what view you require. Do you need to have the mirror mounted close in to the cab, or further out to see past a protruding load?
Also, consider the adjustment needed and whether the rearview mirror bracket will be in an appropriate place. Several types of finishes and colours are available including stainless steel west coast mirror or textured black. A framed mirror can also make a statement besides providing its intended functionality.
Keep the Safety of Your Vehicle at an Optimum
Mirrors are crucial for safe driving. Ensure that you have attached them securely, and the brackets are easily adjustable to avoid issues.
Before and after a trip, take some time for a regular check of mirrors. Confirm the durability of fasteners and mirror attachments. If the mirror brackets are loose, fasten or replace if it is faulty as wobbly ones can vibrate and impede the clarity of your view.
TransQuip is your one-stop-shop for west coast mirrors and brackets. Get in touch with us today or browse the range. Our dedicated team will guide you on the best mirrors based on your vehicle's needs.