Regional Legality of Side Cameras vs Mirrors

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In BC we require 2 mirrors. One driver's side and one rear view or 2 on the outside.

 

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If anybody is interested here is the code for BC:

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7.04
(1) Subject to subsections (3) and (4), every motor vehicle shall be equipped with an inside mirror that provides the driver with an undistorted reflected view of the highway directly to the rear of the vehicle extending to the horizon from a point on the road surface not more than 61 m behind the vehicle.

(2) In addition to the requirements of subsections (1) and (3), every motor vehicle manufactured after January 1, 1973 shall be equipped with an outside mirror on the driver's side that provides the driver with an undistorted reflected view of the adjacent lane of the highway rearward to the horizon from a point on the road surface 11 m behind the driver.

(3) Where the inside mirror of a motor vehicle does not provide the view required by subsection (1), the vehicle shall be equipped with a second outside mirror on the side of the vehicle opposite the driver and in that case the inside mirror may be removed.

(4) Where a trailer or semitrailer in a combination of vehicles diminishes the driver's reflected rear view through the rear view mirrors required by subsections (1) to (3), the towing vehicle in the combination of vehicles shall be equipped with 2 mirrors, one affixed to each side of the motor vehicle, and each to provide the driver with an undistorted reflected view of the adjacent lane of the highway from a point on the road surface 11 m behind the driver to a point on the road surface 61 m from the rear of the combination of vehicles.
 

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Here are the laws from all 50 states compiled on the Jeep Reddit:
Side mirror laws

My question is, what is the legality of the rearview mirror being a screen and not a physical mirror (as the prototype had)?
 

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My question is, what is the legality of the rearview mirror being a screen and not a physical mirror (as the prototype had)?
I don't know of any that forbid that; there are several cars in production with video rearview mirrors.

-Crissa
 

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Here are the laws from all 50 states compiled on the Jeep Reddit:
Side mirror laws

My question is, what is the legality of the rearview mirror being a screen and not a physical mirror (as the prototype had)?
In Indiana, your vision may require 1 or more mirrors and even limit you to daytime driving only.

But, if I am traveling out of state, will the cops care that I am not required to have mirrors in my home state?

These state by state standards for driving across the country for Jeeps, motorcycles, and now EVs is kind of crazy.

 

 
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