Since in most states having at least one outside rear view mirror is written into the DMV laws, you might expect to get a ticket for not having one. Ask a cop, Google your local DMV laws, or install a mirror.
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MICHIGAN VEHICLE CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 300 of 1949
A person shall not drive a motor vehicle on a highway which is so constructed or loaded as to prevent the driver from obtaining a view of the highway to the rear by looking backward from the driver's position, unless the vehicle is equipped with a mirror located so as to reflect to the driver a view of the highway to the rear of the vehicle. In addition all motor vehicles shall be equipped with an outside rearview mirror on the driver's side which shall be positioned to give the driver a rearviewing angle from the driver's side of the vehicle, except a motor vehicle licensed as an historic vehicle if the vehicle was not originally equipped with an outside rearview mirror. Rearview mirrors may be positioned on the helmet or visor worn by the operator of a motorcycle if the helmet is securely attached to the head of the operator. Every commercial vehicle of 1/2 ton capacity or more, operating upon the public highways of this state, shall be equipped with 2 mirrors, 1 on each side, adjusted so that the operator shall have a clear view of the highway behind the commercial vehicle. The outside mirrors shall not be considered to be a part of the vehicle for the purpose of determining the maximum width under section 717.
My experience with Michigan cops is they are not aggressive jerks. So if you are pulled over it wont be cause he saw no mirrors it was you were speeding or something else. He might end up giving you that ticket as its not a mover and cheaper to pay. Now in Illinois many municipalities use the cops as way to collect revenue. I have NO respect for that garbage.
I posted the law up there for you. You read this part, right? In addition all motor vehicles shall be equipped with an outside rearview mirror on the driver's side which shall be positioned to give the driver a rearviewing angle from the driver's side of the vehicle,
Just go get a cheapo mirror, stick it in your door hinge, and save yourself a ticket.
[QUOTE=ruthole;13615845]I just bumped it around till it was in the hole and she went right in. But my hands were hard to fit in there. [/QUOTE]
I live in Michigan and have never had outside mirrors when going doorless over the past 7 years of ownership. And I've lived in various places around the southern LP. I wonder if one day I'll get stopped, but I pass officers all the time and they never bother me.