The windshield is one of the most important safety features on your vehicle. In the event of an accident, the windshield prevents you and your passenger from being ejected from the car. The windshield also provides a great deal of support for the vehicles airbags. If your vehicle is involved in a rollover accident your windshield would also provide a great deal of support for your vehicle’s roof, helping to prevent it from collapsing.
Your windshield is one of the most practical and necessary features of your vehicle, making it important to protect your windshield from chipping and cracking whenever possible. Fortunately, knowing the most common causes of broken windshields will help you mitigate the risk of damage. Temperature changes, extreme weather conditions and road hazards are among the causes to look out for.