Category Archives: Windscreen cracks

Where Should I Place the Sat Nav on My Windscreen?

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Maintaining a constant level of road awareness is of the utmost importance whenever you’re at the wheel. Anything that distracts you or commands your attention away from the road ahead is a serious driving hazard. Many drivers use GPS navigation to help them find their way quickly and without hassle. But a common conundrum for … Continue reading

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Is a Cracked Windscreen an MOT Failure?

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You can fail an MOT for a variety of reasons, with some more obvious than others. An MOT is designed to test the overall roadworthiness of your vehicle, so it’s not simply limited to checking the condition of your tyres or your engine. A chip or crack on your windscreen can, depending on various factors, … Continue reading

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Why Chipped or Cracked Windscreens Need to be Repaired

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Cracks or chips on your windscreen can develop at any time, no matter what road you’re driving on. Windscreen damage is typically caused by loose stones or road materials being kicked up by other vehicles. At first glance, a windscreen chip might seem too small or insignificant to bother with, but that is a critical … Continue reading

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Does your Vehicle need Windscreen Repair or Windscreen Replacement? [Infographic]

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  Windscreen Repair or Windscreen Replacement? Even the smallest crack or chip can quickly escalate into a major problem which can render your vehicle undriveable. This article will help you determine whether the size, depth, position and type of crack on your windscreen means it needs to be repaired or replaced, so you know exactly … Continue reading

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Main Reasons Why Windscreens Chip and Crack

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Windscreen damage happens all the time usually appearing first as windscreen chips and cracks. No matter how hard you try to keep your car as healthy and pristine as possible a chip can occur at any moment – and for many reasons. Left untreated, windscreen chips turn to full blown cracks and become more and more … Continue reading

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