Will my car pass MOT without wing mirror?

Are wing mirrors part of the MOT test?

In order to pass your MOT, you must have your obligatory mirrors intact. This means one interior and one offside mirror.

Can I drive without a wing mirror UK?

According to UK law, all cars must have at least two mirrors that offer an adequate view of the rear of the vehicle. One of the operational mirrors has to be the offside rear view mirror. That’s the one that’s attached to the driver’s door. If that gets damaged, then it’s illegal for you to drive your car.

Is it illegal to drive without a side mirror?

Yes, it’s illegal. It’s not illegal to drive without the passenger side wing mirror, provided the other two mirrors (offside wing mirror and interior mirror) are intact. However, you legally need two working mirrors and one must be on the driver’s side.

Is it illegal to drive without a passenger side mirror UK?

A car without a driver’s side mirror will also fail an MOT. If a vehicle has had its passenger side mirror broken off or its glass smashed in a way which makes it impossible to use, then a driver can still legally drive the car without it. However, hazards may be difficult to see so it is not advisable to drive.

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Can you drive without a rear-view mirror UK?

Posts: 4,878. It is illegal to drive without a rear-view mirror in a normal passenger car (as opposed to a goods vehicle).

Should I report clipping a wing mirror?

Sounds like you need more practice on quieter roads if you are clipping wing mirrors. Report it to the police. If someone saw you do it and not stop (dashcam perhaps?) and sends it to the police you’d be prosecuted. Chances are you did no damage at all to the other car, but best to be safe.

Can you drive one wing mirror?

The law states that all cars made after August 1978 must have at least two mirrors. So, technically, if one mirror is broken, you should be ok legally, as long as the other two are in good condition and provide an adequate view of the car’s rear.