Is it Illegal to Drive with a Cracked Windscreen in Western Australia?

Is My Windscreen Repairable Checklist

October 25, 2021

Windscreens are a safety guard and protect us as we drive, so it's wise to get it fixed straight away when a crack occurs. But how do you determine when your windscreen can be repaired by a professional or DIY, or if it needs to be replaced entirely? Here are a few helpful tips on how you can check whether your windscreen is repairable or not. Overview of Windscreen Repairs There are many different types of windscreen cracks requiring repairs. You may have heard of a crack or chip, but have you heard of a Bullseye break or Pitting? Here... Read More

How Can Bad Weather Affect My Windscreen?

September 1, 2021

Your windscreen has a tremendous impact on your overall road safety. And at Dean’s Autoglass, windscreen replacement, repair, and protection are of the utmost importance to us. Not only does driving with a chipped or cracked windscreen decrease your visibility, but it can also be illegal, depending on the size of the crack.  We discuss the effects that poor weather conditions can have on your windscreen, as well as preventative measures to avoid the need for a windscreen replacement or repair.  Your Windscreen Forecast Weather conditions can undoubtedly impact the integrity of your windscreen. When you suddenly notice a crack... Read More

The Importance of Saving Wildlife and Your Car Windscreen

August 4, 2021

Ever since COVID-19 arrived in Australia, you may have found yourself driving around our beautiful country a lot, lot more.  Whether it be on holiday, traveling for business or traveling between homes, Australian’s are traveling within their own country more than they ever have before.  Bookings in South Australian campsites alone increased by 80 per-cent in December 2020 compared to the year before.  One thing that you might not expect when planning your next drive is the importance of your car windscreen and how much a windscreen replacement cost can be.  It can ruin your drive.  Stones and debris can... Read More

Is it Illegal to Drive with a Cracked Windscreen in Western Australia?

Is it Illegal to Drive with a Cracked Windscreen in Western Australia?

March 2, 2021

Are you ignoring your chipped or cracked windscreen? Are you delaying the inevitable by not getting it fixed? You could be putting yourself and your passengers in danger while at the same time also breaking the law. To avoid an unfortunate accident or hefty legal fine, we share why you should consider fixing that windscreen — and do so today.  Your Cracked Windscreen Versus The WA Law  When it comes to the law, the specific road rules and regulations vary depending on your country and state. So, according to Western Australian law, is it illegal to drive with a cracked... Read More

How To Maintain Your Windscreen Wipers and Glass

How To Maintain Your Windscreen Wipers and Glass

March 2, 2021

Are your windscreen wipers looking worse for wear? Do you know what you need to do to maintain your windscreen wipers? It's more important than you might think that you keep them in tip-top shape.  If you've ever hit the long road and wanted to clean your windscreen, but it either had no water, or the blades left marks on your windscreen, you understand the frustration. Not only will poor-performing windscreen wipers affect your visibility of the road ahead, but you might also be breaking the law — without even realising it! However, this part of the vehicle is more... Read More

Child Safety in Cars: What You Need to Know

January 2, 2021

Nothing is more important than safety when it comes to cars – and the safety of any children travelling in the car is the most important thing of all. So what do you have to know about child safety in cars? As well as making sure you have a suitable child car seat, there are some important considerations to keep in mind. Here’s a detailed guide to child safety on the road so you can keep your smallest passengers safe. Which Child Car Seat to Use Motor vehicle accidents can be incredibly serious for anyone involved. But they can be... Read More