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In the video, taken on a South African safari, “an elephant pressed on a car, shattering the windshield, but the occupants were unharmed, highlighting the elephant’s strength and the car’s durability.” Read more on Iol.co.za
Theoretically, owners have been warned, but it’s also completely reasonable to think that Tesla should prioritize making sure that its doors reliably detect when they’re closing on a person or object and stop before it crushes them. And while that … Continue reading
Video from Bavaria circulating on social media shows a Tesla being no match for a hailstorm as the pellets easily break through the rear window of the car and continue shattering pieces of glass with every falling piece of ice. … Continue reading
An investigation revealed that while driving, the boy climbed out of the car window, onto the roof. He fell off the car and onto the ground, and was airlifted to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. Read more on 13newsnow.com
A driver suffered minor injuries when a deer fell from an overpass above and crashed through his windshield in New Jersey. Read more on ABC7NY.com
An unexpected accident near 4600 East-West Highway, in Bethesda left a bus driver injured Saturday afternoon. The collision left an unoccupied bicycle lodged through the front windshield of the bus. Read more on WUSA9.com
Fitchburg, Wis., police say foggy windows were to blame for a vehicle driving off the road and into an electric pole Thursday night. Officers found a vehicle that crashed into an electric pole after it was reported around 8:40 p.m. … Continue reading
Two men died after a loose tire went through the windshield of a passenger van on Interstate 5 near Lakewood on Thursday morning, according to Washington State Patrol (WSP). Read more on King5.com
High winds from Tropical Storm Lee sent a large tree crashing through the windshield of a passenger van carrying six people in Moro Plantation, Maine, on Saturday. Read more at NECN.com
In a viral clip that has amassed 4.8 million views, a mother is seen accidentally putting her child’s life at risk. Surveillance footage shows her baby in the backseat and sticking its head out of the window. The mother is … Continue reading
The Auto Glass Safety Council attended the 2023 annual meeting of the Governors Highway Safety Association, which is putting its “Vision Zero” plan into action. Continue reading
A popular TikTok user has explained that many cars come with a secret function that can help prevent drivers from getting their fingers trapped in the windows. The function described by @chequanxiaoqiao uses sensors to detect whether an obstacle is … Continue reading
NCAP, the independent body behind new car crash safety scores, is introducing even stricter rules. The latest 2023 updates demand sensors which will call the police if drivers have mistakenly left their kids in the car. There’s also a requirement … Continue reading
Following a vehicle/pedestrian collision in the Canadian town of Regina, Saskatchewan, a police investigation determined a 20-year-old man was driving in the rain without functioning windshield wipers. It is believed he drove through a red light and hit the two … Continue reading
A truck was totaled when a lightning bolt punched through the windshield. The homeowner was safe inside his Florida home during a severe thunderstorm on July 31. He heard a loud boom in his driveway and saw his truck on … Continue reading
The National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued a recall for four models of 2023 Ford Super Duty trucks last month. A safety recall report dated July 21 indicates an estimated 1,339 total F250, F350, F450 and F550 trucks … Continue reading
Footage shared online showed a car’s windshield cracked by the hail in Ottawa. Watch the video at Sky News.
A SpiceJet aircraft landed safely at an airport in Mumbai after its windshield outer pane was observed to be cracked. Click here to read more.
West Mercia Police said a loud bang was heard and an “unknown object” left two holes in a car window at around 6:20 p.m. Click here to read more.
A 41-year-old Ocala man was arrested after he threw a rock at a school bus that was transporting ten children. On Tuesday, October 19 around 4:00 p.m., a Marion County Sheriff’s Office deputy arrived on Pecan Road in Ocala in … Continue reading
Police in Wyandotte are searching for a man who struck a vehicle with a bat in a road rage incident. Click here to read more.
A Phoenix, Ariz., woman escaped impalement by a metal pole Thursday while driving on Arizona State Route 51 in Phoenix. As reported by KPNX Action News on Monday, Mandy Poff was preparing to exit Route 51 about 11:53 a.m. on … Continue reading
Auto glass safety legislation requiring the state to adopt regulations that “meet or exceed” the ANSI/AGSC/Automotive Glass Replacement Safety Standard (AGRSS) has been enacted by the State of Maryland. The bill was passed by the state legislature in April and … Continue reading
A bill has been introduced to the assembly that will effect New Yorkers in the auto glass replacement industry. The proposed bill, number A01965, outlines safety guidelines to be followed and also provides definitions to ensure general safety. The bill … Continue reading
Some in-vehicle technologies are more preferable to consumers than others. If it involves safety, owners usually want it, according to a report from J.D. Power. “Technologies owners most often want are those that enhance the driving experience an safety, which … Continue reading