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    Windshield question

    Wife was on interstate yesterday and a semi kicked up a rock and broke some glass in corner of windshield. Not just a ding, can see and feel a hole that hasn't quite gone all the way through glass. The guy is coming out to replace it tomorrow because overnight it spidered out quite a bit. I don't know anything about this stuff, is this safe to be driving right now?


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    Re: Windshield question

    It's not unsafe unless the cracks catch the sun and are a distraction. The glass isn't going to fall in (or out). Most likely only the outer pane is broken, the laminate between the two sheets of glass is pretty strong.



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    Re: Windshield question

    I say you should be fine as long as it does not obstruct your view



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    Re: Windshield question

    Nah, you should be fine.




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    Re: Windshield question

    I've had a crack in my windshield for 4 years, it's only caused minor accidents so far.


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    Re: Windshield question

    Quote Originally Posted by brownie View Post
    It's not unsafe unless the cracks catch the sun and are a distraction. The glass isn't going to fall in (or out). Most likely only the outer pane is broken, the laminate between the two sheets of glass is pretty strong.
    This is true. But In a roll over accident, the Windshield is a very important support piece on your car. So Cliff notes, if your not in a roll over accident you will be fine.



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    Re: Windshield question

    Quote Originally Posted by cyhawkdmb View Post
    This is true. But In a roll over accident, the Windshield is a very important support piece on your car. So Cliff notes, if your not in a roll over accident you will be fine.
    Oh great, way to jinx him.



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