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Does You Windscreen Meet Australian Standards?


Everyone knows the basics of and upkeep for your car. You need air in your tyres, fluid remains topped up, enough petrol in your car and regular servicing to ensure that it runs well and gets you from A to B.

One thing that many people don’t stop to consider is if their windscreen is compliant with current Australian standards.


THE RIGHT MATERIAL

Any material used in windshields or windows must be “approved”. Generally, this means that it must be of Australian, British, Japanese or American safety glass. This safety glass is a dual-layered laminated glass that will hold together when broken.


IN CASE OF DAMAGE

Even seemingly small chips or cracks in your windscreen can lead to serious or fatal incidents. It is of the utmost importance that you keep your windscreen in excellent condition and have it repaired to meet Australian compliance standards.


AGA MEMBER?

If you’re taking your car in for windscreen repairs, ensure that the repairer is a member of the Auto Glass Association or AGA. The AGA is a national body that represents all elements of automotive glass. The AGA is committed to raising the quality of standards nationwide.


MATERIALS USED IN REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT

Any repairs must use an approved, high-quality direct glazing adhesive. The materials used installation of a new windscreen must also meet Australian standards.


TINTING

All states and territories in Australian have laws about the maximum amount of darkness in a car’s window tint. There are some exceptions from state to state and different laws may also apply for commercial vehicle tinting. It’s worth checking how the law applies to you before tinting any commercial vehicle windows or windscreens.

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