One of the biggest problems that I find that pupils have is when to check mirrors and why, so I thought that I would post a simple step by step guide.
We should check mirrors to assess whether it is safe to carry out a manoeuvre.
- Is there anything to the side of me that will stop me turning left or right?
A simple guide for when you should check your mirrors.
D - Before and after any direction change
O - Before overtaking
S - Before signalling
S - Before and after a speed change ( accelerating or slowing down )