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There are probably several reasons for the frequency of accidents when backing up vehicles. One may be that the driver fails to exercise the usual precautions, think that a backing accident is unlikely to result in personal injury. Then too, the driver may think that little damage is done, because the vehicle is being operated at low speed.
Many backing accidents occur because operators rely too heavily on their vehicle mirrors. Even with the best of mirrors and mirror arrangements, there still are blind spots to the sides of the vehicle and b behind it.
To reduce the number of backing accidents, we have to know and observe e necessary preventive measures. Here are some guidelines:
Backing a vehicle is often said to be a true test of a drivers ability. Backing accidents can be prevented.
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