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    pookienoodle
    Is it legal/safe to drive with a cracked windcreen?
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    • 18th Aug 09, 6:22 PM
    Is it legal/safe to drive with a cracked windcreen? 18th Aug 09 at 6:22 PM
    While driving today something hit my windscreen and caused it to crack,my insurance company put me in touch with Autoglass who cannot replace my windscreen until sometime on Thursday.
    When I moaned this was a long time as I need the car to take my disabled husband to a hospital appointment tomorrow I was told it was safe and legal to drive a car with a cracked windscreen passenger side.
    this seems to be different to what Autoglass have on their website.
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    "A windscreen provides 30% of a cars structural strength and if damaged by a crack, it requires a complete and immediate replacement"
    So can anyone please tell me is it safe and legal?
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