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Letter: No need to mandate backup cameras

An employee of Nissan tries to park the

An employee of Nissan tries to park the automaker's Serena equipped with four cameras at the front, the rear, and two rear mirrors of the car while looking at a monitor showing the virtual bird-eye view of the vehicle's position during a press tour at Nissan's Oppama plant in Yokosuka, Kanagawa prefecture, south of Tokyo. (Aug. 6, 2007) Credit: AP

A simple suggestion to mitigate the likelihood of hitting someone when backing out of your driveway is to back into your driveway ["Rearview safety," News, Oct. 13].

When backing in from the street, you have a more comprehensive view of the surroundings, and when you drive out headfirst, you also have a better command of the situation.

John Stone, Wantagh


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