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Unread 01-02-2013, 06:07 PM   #1
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Florida law on side mirrors?

What is the requirement for mirrors in Florida, Id like to get rid of my clunky side mirror displacement brackets but i want to be able to take the doors off in nice weather, so is it required that i have them on my jeep or is my rearview mirror good enough

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Unread 01-24-2013, 02:25 AM   #2
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What is the requirement for mirrors in Florida, Id like to get rid of my clunky side mirror displacement brackets but i want to be able to take the doors off in nice weather, so is it required that i have them on my jeep or is my rearview mirror good enough
Idk but I know some cars only come with a mirror on the driver or passenger forgot but just call the bacon market and ask it could be legal in your state but not in county
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Idk but I know some cars only come with a mirror on the driver or passenger forgot but just call the bacon market and ask it could be legal in your state but not in county
Agree just call and find out. usually it's you have to have a diver side mirror.
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Unread 01-26-2013, 07:47 PM   #4
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My understanding is a rear view mirror is good enough.

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Title XXIII MOTOR VEHICLES Chapter 316 STATE UNIFORM TRAFFIC CONTROL View Entire Chapter
316.294 Mirrors.--Every vehicle, operated singly or when towing any other vehicle, shall be equipped with a mirror so located as to reflect to the driver a view of the highway for a distance of at least 200 feet to the rear of the motor vehicle. A violation of this section is a noncriminal traffic infraction, punishable as a nonmoving violation as provided in chapter 318.
History.--s. 1, ch. 71-135; s. 1, ch. 76-31; s. 207, ch. 99-248.
Note.--Former s. 316.273
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My understanding is a rear view mirror is good enough.

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Title XXIII MOTOR VEHICLES Chapter 316 STATE UNIFORM TRAFFIC CONTROL View Entire Chapter
316.294 Mirrors.--Every vehicle, operated singly or when towing any other vehicle, shall be equipped with a mirror so located as to reflect to the driver a view of the highway for a distance of at least 200 feet to the rear of the motor vehicle. A violation of this section is a noncriminal traffic infraction, punishable as a nonmoving violation as provided in chapter 318.
History.--s. 1, ch. 71-135; s. 1, ch. 76-31; s. 207, ch. 99-248.
Note.--Former s. 316.273
This is fact.

Read the statute, it specifies "A" mirror. That means one, and the rear view mirror satisfies this requirement.

I use a convex stick-on mirror in the upper corner of my windshield on the driver's side to assist in lane changes.

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This is fact.

Read the statute, it specifies "A" mirror. That means one, and the rear view mirror satisfies this requirement.

I use a convex stick-on mirror in the upper corner of my windshield on the driver's side to assist in lane changes.

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That's what I need my rearview mirror always faces down from the subs vibrating the car
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[QUOTE=Mean Max;14859276]This is fact.

Read the statute, it specifies "A" mirror. That means one, and the rear view mirror satisfies this requirement.

I use a convex stick-on mirror in the upper corner of my windshield on the driver's side to assist in lane changes.

I always thought all we needed was the rear view i went mirror-less and door-less today to school which is across from a sheriff department drove by plenty of cops with no consequence so seems like Im in the clear
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Yes, that's exactly what I said. The one rearview mirror satisfies the Florida state statute.

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It is a sticky in the Wrangler general discussion

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f176/...r-laws-565361/
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