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    Default Blind spots are a deadly flaw for most SUVs

    How many kids can sit behind an SUV without being seen by the driver in the rearview mirrors? This is not a trick question. In fact, knowing the answer could save a child’s life. As many as 62 children could be in that blind zone and you’d never know it. And that’s a huge problem. By ConsumerMan Herb Weisbaum.

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    Thats sad! I always circle check my vehicles (Trained 20 yrs doing it) Even if I'm just going to the corner store in my own vehicle. Ya never know whats behind you...



    Jamie

    2007 Ford E250(Work van) (Ya, Ya, shut up!)
    1996 GMC Sierra SLE 1500 5.7L/4L60E

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    I do the same thing. If I'm going to back out of someplace, I always do it quickly and notice if anyone is standing around or in a car next to me. I always go slow and keep my foot on the brake ready to stop at a seconds notice. I get so angry when I see kids (or anyone) acting carelessly when they drive, especially when they just jump into their car and hit their gas to back up and punch it through a parking lot.

    Steve
    10 Chevy Traverse LT AWD
    02 Chevy Trailblazer LS (110K+ miles - loaded except for 4WD - WRECKED!)
    99 Chevy Cavalier LS (105K+ miles - commuter car)
    78 Chevy Suburban Silverado (454, 3/4 ton)
    62 GMC 3/4 ton Pickup (350 police interceptor)

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