The blind spot comes in FRONT of the field of view given by the side mirrors. You can't see the car when it's too far forward to see in your side mirrors but not far enough forward to see with your eyes. Take a look at the third picture down at . Yes, you can adjust your mirrors to minimize your blind spot, but you still need to turn your head to see the cars, motorcycles, bicycles, etc. next to you.
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