Driving with a cracked or damaged windshield in Gainesville, GA can get you a ticket if the area of damage is in a sunburst pattern and larger than 3″.
According to federal law, a crack also cannot have an additional crack that intersects it. In addition, cracks cannot be larger than 3/4 of an inch and be within the space between the top of the steering wheel and 2″ within the top of the windshield.
Driving with a cracked windshield is dangerous because it can distort your vision and spread resulting in having to replace the entire piece. Here are a few tips to help you decrease the chances of getting a crack.
Big trucks can send small rocks flying on the road. Avoid getting hit with debris by keeping a safe distance between your vehicle and large commercial trucks and vehicles.
Avoid driving during hailstorms which can can damage your windshield. Try to pull off the road and parked in a covered area if you get caught in a storm.
Contact us if you are interested in getting an estimate on windshield repair services in Gainesville, GA.