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Mirrors?

Discussion in 'Cybertruck' started by tfraley, Nov 25, 2019.

  1. tfraley

    tfraley Member

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    I noticed there were no mirrors on the doors.
    Do we know if there will be or will they be using cameras as mirrors or something?

    Are there any laws in place saying cars need some form of mirrors?
     
  2. gaspi101

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    I believe some states require it, and certainly some european countries...
     
  3. Tam

    Tam Well-Known Member

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    Model X tried to skip side mirrors and instead, had small cameras in the place but that has not worked out so far due to regulations.

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  5. glide

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    Yes.

    Unless something changes by 2021 they will need to be included in the production version.
     
  6. RobDickinson

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    * for USA, not for all markets.
     
  7. glide

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    And parts of Europe. I would say those are two pretty major markets.
     
  8. richtrav

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    I know physical side mirrors are still required in the US, what about rearview mirrors? The truck's rearview mirror/screen might work if the bed cover has been retracted, but what about when it's closed? Does federal law require a physical mirror to be usable in every scenario? Auto makers have put small backup camera screens in rearview mirrors for years, would it be legal for the truck to have a physical mirror when the bed is open and a camera screen when it's closed?
     
  9. jerry33

    jerry33 S85 - VIN:P05130 - 3/2/13

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    Prototypes often are shown without mirrors.
     
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  10. RobDickinson

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    The model X was.

    As said law might be different by 2021.
     
  11. qdeathstar

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    my e350 van with utility body does not have a rear view mirror.
     
  12. biotour

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    it uses cameras built into the top edge of the fender flares.


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  13. Watts 4 Me

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    Im guessing mirrors vs cameras would be cheaper.
     
  14. Rockster

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    In Texas, a rear view mirror is not required if the vehicle has two side view mirrors.
     

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