What is an AS1 line on a windshield?
The term “AS-1 line” shall mean a line extending from the letters AS-1, found on most motor vehicle windshields, running parallel to the top of the windshield or shall mean a line 5 inches below and parallel to the top of the windshield, whichever is closer to the top of the windshield.
Can you put tint on front windshield?
Windshield: Non-reflective tint is allowed on the top 4 inches of the windshield. Front Side windows: Aftermarket film must allow more than 88% of light in, or minimum 70% VLT if combined with factory-tinted windows. Back Side windows: Any darkness can be used. Rear Window: Any darkness can be used.
How do I know if my windshield is original?
You can verify a genuine windshield or non-original auto glass by looking at the windscreen logo. Oftentimes, the original windscreen comes without a car logo. In this case, you can match your brand-new vehicle windscreen logo with your cracked glass.
Should I get OEM windshield?
OEM Windshields offer the benefit of being identical to the windshield that was installed when your vehicle was manufactured. OEM windshields are made by the same companies that manufactured your original windshield and will match the original windshields color, thickness, fit and shape.
Can I insist on OEM parts?
Original Equipment Manufacturer Parts (OEM): These are new parts produced by the manufacturer and are the safest, highest quality parts. You should try to insist that these parts be used in your vehicle, especially if your vehicle is a newer one.
Does insurance cover windshield OEM?
Auto Insurance policy language normally states that they will provide “Like Kind & Quality Replacement Parts” which includes auto glass. TIP: If your vehicle is less than two years old, many insurance companies will authorize an OEM windshield replacement.
Will my insurance premium go up if I make a claim?
The cost and severity of a claim are key factors when it comes to whether your insurance premium may increase. Auto insurers typically consider your driving record when calculating the cost of your car insurance policy. However, filing a claim doesn’t mean your insurance premium will automatically increase.
Does my insurance go up if I get hit?
Will my car insurance rates go up if my car was involved in a hit-and-run? Generally, hit-and-run car accidents will not cause your car insurance rates to go up. For hit-and-run accidents, your insurer may require you to report the accident within 24 hours of discovering the damage.
Will my insurance go up if I hit a pole?
Your collision coverage will have a limit, which is the maximum amount your policy will pay toward a covered claim. Usually the limit is the price of your vehicle, so as long as hitting a pole does not cost you more than the price of your vehicle, then your insurance will cover the amount.
Do I have to report hitting a lamppost?
If you’ve hit an animal on the road and it’s still alive then call the police so they can get a vet out to the scene. There is no legal requirement to report a road accident involving a wild animal to the police; however, accidents involving pigs, cattle, goats, sheep, horses and dogs need to be reported.
Is hitting a pole considered an accident?
Collision coverage is generally what you need in your car insurance policy to cover hitting a pole. Whether it’s a light post, a telephone pole, or anything else, it would be covered under collision coverage. You won’t get collision (or comprehensive) coverage with a basic insurance policy.
What happens if you hit a pole and leave?
Yes, you can get in trouble. You can be charged with leaving the scene of an accident and failure to report an accident. If you did not have insurance at the time, you can lose your license.