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Old 06-02-2016, 07:37 PM   #15
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You will still be left with a blind spot on the sides of the trailer especially if the trailer is wider than the standard mirrors. The rear view camera on the trailer helps (I use one) but it is not a complete solution.

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Old 06-02-2016, 07:45 PM   #16
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Mirrors pretty much always "work". Cameras can stop working. Technically a video screen you're viewing going down the road to watch your camera may be a violation of the law.
What happens when you want to pull a different trailer? Do you move the camera? Maybe you only have one trailer but I have at one time owned a cargo trailer, a flat trailer, and a boat trailer.
Is the camera wireless and battery powered? What happens if the batteries die?
If it's hard wired then you have an extra cable to hook and unhook, what happens if it comes un-done.
Mirrors beat cameras any way I can think of.

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Old 06-03-2016, 07:06 AM   #17
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Maybe this will help you understand the need for tow mirrors:

How Towing Mirrors Work | HowStuffWorks

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