Best part of this article is the fighting back and forth in the comments section
Originally Posted by HBWT
It's not a car problem...it's a "your perception" problem. Adjusting mirrors correctly
to reveal what's in the lane(s) next to you is simple. The general idea is to not have the side view mirrors overlapping the rear-view mirror.
However, getting used to it may take some time. But give it a chance and you'll soon realize that it works. I could explain it myself but this link will do it better.
Like I said, give yourself a chance to get used to it and you will see more than you ever have.
I personally adjust mine similar to what the article states.
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