Yesterday, I had to haul a bathroom vanity from my folks’ house to mine, a drive of about 50 miles. This vanity is a new one, still in the box, and that box partially blocked my view when looking in the rearview mirror of the Hyundai Ioniq 5 EV I am testing.
Thanks to the sideview mirrors, the blind-spot warning system, and some old-fashioned common sense and caution, I managed the drive home (a mix of suburban surface streets, rural two-lane, and freeway) just fine. But I found myself a bit thrown off by the mirror being partially blocked. This is something I’ve experienced many times over the years when hauling goods/moving/helping someone move — I get nervous when the rearview is blocked.
So, what common (or common-ish) driving maneuver makes you nervous when you’re the one doing it? Having cargo block your mirror? Towing? Loud passengers? Trying to navigate to a new place? Something else? Keep this to what makes you nervous when YOU’RE doing it — not when others are.
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