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Why is AMBULANCE written laterally inverted on an Ambulance van?

A

It gathers more attention since it is laterally inverted.

B

Vehicle in front sees a laterally inverted image and perceives it correctly, hence giving side to the ambulance van.

C

Vehicle in front sees a virtually erect image and perceives it correctly, hence giving side to the ambulance van.

D

None of the above.

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B

Vehicle in front sees a laterally inverted image and perceives it correctly, hence giving side to the ambulance van.

Ambulance is usually in a hurry. In order to convey the vehicle in front that it is an ambulance, it is written laterally inverted. When the driver of the vehicle in front reads through the rear-view mirror, the Image of this inscription, through lateral inversion, form a right oriented image.

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