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06-11-2012 12:53 PM
SirGeorgeKillian My guess is that ether they don't enforce it, know it, or notice it. However, if you were to get pulled for say speeding, or doing something stupid, don't be surprised if you receive a ticket for it as well.....

Here in SC, all that is required is a rear view. I throw a set of safari's on just because I am used to using nothing but side views...
06-11-2012 12:52 PM
SirGeorgeKillian MICHIGAN VEHICLE CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 300 of 1949


257.708 Mirrors.

Sec. 708.

A person shall not drive a motor vehicle on a highway which is so constructed or loaded as to prevent the driver from obtaining a view of the highway to the rear by looking backward from the driver's position, unless the vehicle is equipped with a mirror located so as to reflect to the driver a view of the highway to the rear of the vehicle. In addition all motor vehicles shall be equipped with an outside rearview mirror on the driver's side which shall be positioned to give the driver a rearviewing angle from the driver's side of the vehicle, except a motor vehicle licensed as an historic vehicle if the vehicle was not originally equipped with an outside rearview mirror. Rearview mirrors may be positioned on the helmet or visor worn by the operator of a motorcycle if the helmet is securely attached to the head of the operator. Every commercial vehicle of 1/2 ton capacity or more, operating upon the public highways of this state, shall be equipped with 2 mirrors, 1 on each side, adjusted so that the operator shall have a clear view of the highway behind the commercial vehicle. The outside mirrors shall not be considered to be a part of the vehicle for the purpose of determining the maximum width under section 717.


History: 1949, Act 300, Eff. Sept. 23, 1949 ;-- Am. 1967, Act 90, Eff. Jan. 1, 1968 ;-- Am. 1970, Act 94, Imd. Eff. July 20, 1970 ;-- Am. 1978, Act 55, Imd. Eff. Mar. 10, 1978

© 2007 Legislative Council, State of Michigan
06-11-2012 12:47 PM
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Side Mirror Law

I haven't taken my doors off since I got my Jeep (today is my one month anniversary) because I haven't gotten around to getting mirrors mounted on the side instead of the door. However, this weekend cruising around I saw 8 doorless Jeeps without any side mirrors. I was under the impression that Michigan law says we need the rear-view and at least one side mirror. Do cops usually just let it slide?

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