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windscreen

Brit, Austral., NZ, and South African the sheet of flat or curved glass that forms a window of a motor vehicle, esp the front window
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A DRIVER is thought to have lost control and slammed into a parked car when he squirted water onto his windscreen.
Every chip will eventually crack, and the windscreen accounts for up to 30% of a vehicle's structural integrity, so it's important to get windscreens replaced or repaired.
Neil McManus, Chief Executive of GKN Aerospace Europe and Special Products comments: Today s rail windscreens must offer far more than simply protection against the elements.
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In another breakage, a stack of shelves smashed into a back windscreen, shattering it, after a driver tried to pack too much into his vehicle.
A 57-year-old woman suffered fractures to her face and ribs as well as internal injuries when a block burst through the windscreen, coming to a rest in the passenger footwell.
Auto Windscreens is the number two player in the UK replacement windscreen and repair market, serving major motor insurers, fleet businesses and private individuals.
Auto Windscreens operates a network of 68 fitting centres across the UK, 550 mobile units, a distribution centre in Aston, Birmingham and a central call centre.
The move followed the increase in the number of traffic violations as the department registered as many as 218 such offences during last year's summer season -- motorists whose windscreens were tinted beyond the permitted 30 per cent limit.
Any of these features can be costly to fix but the latest trend is for so-called panoramic windscreens, which in some cases extend the full length of the roof to the rear of the vehicle.
Poor road surfaces and the number of motorists who took a summer 'staycation' have resulted in a surge in damage to windscreens.
The law says all drivers' windscreens must let in 75 per cent of the light, while for side windows it is 70 per cent.