18.104.22.168. External rear-view mirrors
Before the trip beginning on the car check adjustment of all rear-view mirrors. Carrying out adjustment of mirrors under way can distract you from driving and supervision over a road situation.
Remember that the right external rear-view mirror distorts the sizes and distances to objects. Objects observed through this mirror seem more remote, than actually.
|Fig. 1.89. An external rear-view mirror with additional sector of the review
The Mazda car can be equipped with an external rear-view mirror with additional sector of the review (fig. 1.89)
The driver's mirror provides wide sector of the review and consists of two zones (external and internal) with various curvature of a reflecting surface. External and external zones are divided by the vertical line. The internal zone is a usual convex mirror while the external zone provides to the driver the increased sector of the back review. This combination allows to estimate better a road situation behind at lane change.
Electric drive of adjustment of rear-view mirrors.
The electric drive of adjustment of mirrors can function, only if the switch of ignition is in the situation "ASS" (auxiliary consumers of the electric power) or «ON» (ignition is included).