2 Overlooked Winter Windshield Hazards

Car Driving on a Snow Road – Chicago, IL – Aaron Auto Glass

Winter driving, whether it’s a daily occurrence or just an occasional need, can be hard on your car’s front windshield. There are concerns with both the road and the weather once the cold season arrives. Understanding the hazards can help you avoid them, or at least leave you better prepared to handle any damages that may occur.

Rock Chips

Icy roads can be hazardous, but so can the temperature changes as well as the gravel and sand that is sometimes used to add traction to the road on frosty days. (more…)

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Driving Habits You Have That Can Damage Your Windshield

Cracked Wind Shield – Chicago, IL – Aaron Auto Glass

Your car’s windshield is essential to keeping you safe when you are behind the wheel. Windshields crack for a variety of reasons, but the main cause of windshield damage is blunt force. A rock or other flying debris can cause a windshield to chip or crack easily.

Driving with a cracked or chipped windshield can be dangerous. Your visibility is obscured when behind the wheel of a cracked windshield, making you a potential risk to other drivers on the road. Furthermore, a cracked or chipped windshield is exposed and more prone to shattering, especially if you get into a car accident.

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