Looking Back Quiz

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About This Quiz

Towing mirrors may seem like a no brainer, but there's more to it than meets the eye. Mirror installation can be cumbersome depending on which type you buy. Take this quiz to find out if your mirrors are up to par.

Towing mirrors often come equipped when you a buy a vehicle with what?

Towing mirrors are often included when you purchase a vehicle with a towing package. <a href="http://auto.howstuffworks.com/auto-parts/towing/equipment/accessories/towing-mirrors.htm">How Towing Mirrors Work</a>

Which type of towing mirror is made differently depending on the vehicle’s year, make and model?

Custom slip-on towing mirrors are made differently depending on the vehicle's year, make and model. <a href="http://auto.howstuffworks.com/auto-parts/towing/equipment/accessories/towing-mirrors.htm">How Towing Mirrors Work</a>

In the U.S., which level of government mandates the towing mirror regulations?

In the U.S., state governments mandate towing mirror regulations. <a href="http://auto.howstuffworks.com/auto-parts/towing/equipment/accessories/towing-mirrors.htm">How Towing Mirrors Work</a>

Which of these is not a type of portable towing mirror?

There are different types of portable towing mirrors. For example, universal fit mirrors, hot spot mirrors and custom slip-on mirrors are all examples of portable towing mirrors. <a href="http://auto.howstuffworks.com/auto-parts/towing/equipment/accessories/towing-mirrors.htm">How Towing Mirrors Work</a>

Which of these is not a type of permanent towing mirror?

There are different types of permanent towing mirrors. For example, LED mirrors, heated mirrors and telescopic trailer tow mirrors are all examples of permanent towing mirrors. <a href="http://auto.howstuffworks.com/auto-parts/towing/equipment/accessories/towing-mirrors.htm">How Towing Mirrors Work</a>

What should be the deciding factor between choosing between portable towing mirrors and permanent towing mirrors?

When choosing between portable towing mirrors and permanent towing mirrors, the deciding factor should be your towing frequency (the amount of time you spend towing). <a href="http://auto.howstuffworks.com/auto-parts/towing/equipment/accessories/towing-mirrors.htm">How Towing Mirrors Work</a>

Which type of towing mirror is the easiest to install?

Hot spot towing mirrors are the easiest towing mirrors to install. <a href="http://auto.howstuffworks.com/auto-parts/towing/equipment/accessories/towing-mirrors.htm">How Towing Mirrors Work</a>

Which type of towing mirror should the average driver not attempt to install by themselves?

LED mirrors are tricky to install, so the average driver should not attempt to install them. <a href="http://auto.howstuffworks.com/auto-parts/towing/equipment/accessories/towing-mirrors.htm">How Towing Mirrors Work</a>

What causes the most towing-related accidents on the road?

Blind spots cause the most towing-related accidents on the road. <a href="http://auto.howstuffworks.com/auto-parts/towing/equipment/accessories/towing-mirrors.htm">How Towing Mirrors Work</a>

As a general rule of thumb, when looking in your side view mirrors you should be able to see along the entire length of what?

As a general rule of thumb, when looking in your side view mirrors you should be able to see along the entire length of your trailer. <a href="http://auto.howstuffworks.com/auto-parts/towing/equipment/accessories/towing-mirrors.htm">How Towing Mirrors Work</a>

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