A Guide to Windscreen Insurance

a guide to windscreen insurance

Cracks and chips on your windscreen can occur all too easily, caused by road debris or changes in temperature amongst other things. If you’re a regular driver, it can be well worth taking advantage of windscreen repair insurance. This will give you peace of mind that you won’t have to worry about finding a repairs…

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Is Using Sat Nav on Your Phone Legal?

sat nav being used on a mobile phone legally

These days, it seems our phones can do everything – even direct us on the roads. But just because they can, does it mean that we should be using a phone as a sat nav system?  While it’s certainly a convenient tool, you need to make sure you’re doing it in a legal and safe…

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The Law Surrounding HGV Windscreens

The law surrounding HGV windscreens

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…

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Windscreen Laws & Regulations in the UK [Infographic]

windscreen laws and regulations in the uk

  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…

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What Are the Rules for Stickers on Windscreens?

What are the rules for stickers on windscreens?

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…

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