Nov 19, 2007 My car was hit by a driver who drove off tonight, I am wanting to get a new wing mirror tomorrow as it's smashed off. Is it legal to drive without a drivers side wing mirror? I need to travel to a place to get one tomorrow.Jan 03, 2008 In the UK for the MOT test you must have 2 rear view mirrors, one of which must be the offside door mirror. So if your nearside mirror is missing it is not illegal to drive the car. However if the mirror has been knocked off and has sharp edges or could cause damage to people outside the car this would become a failure. illegal to drive car without wing mirror
Jul 12, 2008 It's only illegal for you to drive without the mirror if your driver's license has a specific restriction on it, at least in Pennsylvania. I wear glasses and only see out of one eye, so my permit (never got my license) said I needed to have both mirrors on the car and to be wearing corrective lenses in order to legally be driving the vehicle.
Jul 20, 2006 Post 1878 an exterior mirror on the offside plus eitheror an interior mirror or an exterior mirror on the nearside. So, assuming your car is later than '78, you do need the offside wing mirror I'm afraid. and it is illegal, in all the providences. Is it illegal to drive without a drivers wing mirror? Answer Questions. Jul 11, 2009 Is it illegal to drive without a side mirror? Is it illegal to drive without a drivers side mirror in California? Is it illegal to drive without a driver side wing mirror?illegal to drive car without wing mirror Apr 13, 2007 False economy to drive without a Mirror. If you get caught you will have to pay a fine on top of the cost of a new one. Try a good breakers yard where you should be able to get one quite cheaply. Best of luck with the Babe.
A car without a drivers side mirror will also fail an MOT. If a vehicle has had its passenger side mirror broken off or its glass smashed in a way which makes it impossible to use, then a driver can still legally drive the car without it. illegal to drive car without wing mirror Its very difficult to get a good view of traffic on the passenger side of your car from the drivers seat without a side view mirror. You should also understand that while its not technically illegal to drive your car in this condition, a police officer might pull you over if he or she notices that its missing or damaged. The best option. The best option is to have your mirror replaced if its broken or damaged. If just the mirror Yes, it's illegal. It's not illegal to drive without the passenger side wing mirror, provided the other two mirrors (offside wing mirror and interior mirror) are intact. However, you legally need two working mirrors and one must be on the driver's side. It's also a definite Obligatory mirrors are those that must be fitted and in working order to class a car as roadworthy, to pass and MOT and to be legal on public roads. Obligatory mirrors are the interior mirror and the driversside exterior mirror. UK cars, the driver is seated on the right making the offside exterior wing door mirror a legal requirement. Is it Illegal to Drive Without a Side Mirror? By George Khoury, Esq. on February 13, 2017 5: 57 AM Those sideview mirrors that protrude out on either side of a car get knocked, bumped, broken, and vandalized more often than most people expect.