Category Archives: Windscreen Regulations & Laws UK

The Law Surrounding HGV Windscreens

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The laws surrounding windscreen repair and replacement aren’t always the easiest to interpret, mainly because there is something of a grey area between what counts as a light scratch, heavy scratch and a crack. However, for HGV, things get a little trickier. As you might expect, when it comes to windscreen repair and inspection for … Continue reading

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Windscreen Laws & Regulations in the UK [Infographic]

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  Is a cracked windscreen an MOT failure? Yes, even a small windscreen chip within a driver’s line of vision could cause a windscreen to fail an MOT test. The maximum size of the crack or chip on the windscreen is 10mm in the drivers’ line of vision (a vertical strip 290mm wide centred on … Continue reading

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What Are the Rules for Stickers on Windscreens?

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Windscreen law in the UK can be a source of confusion for many drivers. Sometimes it’s difficult to know exactly what rules apply and when. For cars with windscreen stickers attached to the front and/or back windows, there are some pointers that you’ll need to keep in mind, both when you’re on the road and … Continue reading

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Are Windscreen Sucker Mounts Illegal in the UK?

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Keeping your vehicle safe on the road should be a top priority for any driver. It’s not just your tyres and the mechanical components you have to keep an eye on, your windscreen is a vital safety feature, too. While on the road, you need full visibility at all times. A sat nav can help … Continue reading

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