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05-27-2012 06:50 PM
draarong2004 i did research on this myself for a lil bit, state of indiana law states that you have to have at least 1 mirror that will allow you to see 200 feet behind you, doesn't specify location of mirror. Unless you have a medical slip that states otherwise(i.e. you need all mirrors installed on vehicle) you can go door less so long as you have a rearview mirror
05-15-2012 02:58 PM
Hexxum I prefer to have a mirror, but wanted something convenient as well if I want to take the doors off in a hurry. I bought these to fill the need.
Mirrors Gloss Black For Safari Door Olympic for 1976-1995 Jeep Wrangler TJ, YJ, CJ7, & CJ5 | CyberJeep
Relatively cheap and convenient.
04-24-2012 01:31 PM
ksdindy This is great information!!! I was ready to pull the trigger on a kit to relocate mirrors, but I'm glad I won't have to.
04-19-2012 11:26 PM
IndyGoat Thanks for the information, dblackwellstj. It is refreshing to hear a response on this subject from LE. The only items I have ever been able to find on the subject are not terribly definitive. Specifically, IN Code 9-19-12 deals with rear-view mirrors and it states (in part) that a vehicle "must be equipped with a mirror so as to reflect to the driver a view of the highway for a distance of at least 200 feet to the rear of the vehicle". Never could find anything else on the subject. I would hope that a center, window-mounted mirror would suffice. Personally, I upgraded to a four-panel Wink (c) mirror for a greatly improved view. Thanks for the input !!
04-10-2012 04:20 PM
dblackwellstj I'm a police officer and we don't mess with the no doors, no mirror thing, just wear your seatbelt, and have some sort of rearview mirror and your fine.
04-09-2012 11:26 PM
jpthng Passed numerous cops on highways, sitting at stop lights, and speed traps. No issues not having doors on with no mirrors. I'm also in Porter Co. Just keep the seat belt on.
03-20-2012 05:45 PM
3mangos in florida you need the drivers side mirror only, i dont believe in doors or tops on jeeps myself
03-20-2012 12:59 PM
N39-W120 Go to your local Harley shop and pick up one of these...
Chrome Two-Piece Mirrors | Genuine Motor Accessories | Harley-Davidson USA

Bolt it in your hinge hole and have fun!
03-20-2012 12:31 PM
LawMoose Just make sure you don't have your review mirror block but Indy's right your all good.
Have fun man!
03-20-2012 11:03 AM
Chris@bosak Thanks for the info.
03-20-2012 09:51 AM
IndyJeepMan You dont need any side mirros here in Indiana, only the rearview. Doorless is legal, just buckle up and have fun .

My doors wont come back on till late fall, I live south of Indianapolis.
03-20-2012 09:40 AM
Big_B Typically it isn't the doors that are an issue. The issue is usually if you have mirrors or not. I know in NC you need to have your drivers side mirror on - passenger side is optional. Last time I brought my Jeep in for inspection, the top was down, doors were off, one mirror on.....passed without issue! They didn't even question it.
03-20-2012 09:28 AM
Chris@bosak
Driving with the doors off getting pulled over?

So I live in porter county and just can't really find anything about driving with the doors off, with or without a side mirror. I called the state police and the guy who answered the phone said I could drive with the doors off just buckle up. I guess I just wanted to hear from anyone who has ran into issues with this happening to them. The reason I ask is I'm pretty sure a cop tried to pull me over this morning on 94. Long story but I got off on my exit shortly after he turned on his lights. I'm not even sure if he was after me or just someone else but it got me thinking.

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