Rear-view mirrors on motor vehicles

Legislation relating to rear-view mirrors in buses, cars, dual-purpose vehicles and goods vehicles.


Mirrors on motor vehicles

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This information sheet provides guidance on the type of rear view mirrors which can be used in buses, cars, dual-purpose vehicles and goods vehicles.

Published 1 May 2010