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Message posted by romperstomper06/3/2022 at 10:28am
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hi do i need towing mirror,s for towing my folding caravan same width as my crv and can see behind me

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Message posted by saxo106/3/2022 at 10:38am
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There is a diagram on this link to help you with the exact measurements.
https://www.caravanguard.co.uk/news/gear-guide-caravan-towing-mirrors-13861/
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I'm not sure that the law on towing actually mentions mirrors, but it definitely does lay down the rearwards visibility that you must have. If your existing mirrors give you the visibility required by law, you do not need additional mirrors. Please do check the legal requirements regarding visibility as shown in Saxo1's post.



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romperstomper I have a gobur carousel which I tow with a vauxhall Antara, your rapido is of a similar height and width, I can see down the sides with the car mirrors, but struggle to see over the top for the required distance, I therefore use milenco aero mirrors which give me better vision than my car mirrors which in my mind is a lot safer but also makes sure I am within the law, I had a pennine folding camper before the current caravan and probably could have got away without the mirrors as it wasn’t quite as wide as the car and I could see over the top at what was behind me but decided to buy the mirrors for peace of mind

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It isn't a requirement to be able to see over the top, as long as you can see down both sides that is all.
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