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“A Chatty Little Handbook for All Women” was the First Known Instance of Someone Suggesting Rear View Mirrors for Cars

The book “The Woman and the Car, A Chatty Little Handbook for All Women Who Motor or Who Want to Motor” (presumably extremely chatty, given the title), by Dorothy Levitt written in 1906, recommended that women carry a hand-mirror while driving as it is convenient to be able to see behind you during traffic by holding the hand mirror up.  […]

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