Blind Spots / "Dead Angles"
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A near-death incident on the highway last weekend prompted a discussion about how to say "blind spot" in different languages. ("Blind spot" meaning the places just to the left and right of a car that a driver can't normally see in the rear-view and side-view mirrors). It seems that the French expression is "angle mort", which literally means "dead angle".
This prompted another discussion about which expression--"blind spot" or "dead angle"--is scarier.
Anyway, I thought it may be interesting to open up the discussion to other languages. What is your language's equivalent expression for "blind spot"? How does it translate literally into English?