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Mother Shares Concerns After Her Car is Broken Into at Local Park

While a woman and her young daughter were practicing softball at a Virginia park on Saturday, someone smashed their car window. Read more here.

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Brothers Take the Helm of Minnesota Auto Glass Shop

Jerry and Jeff Stimac recently became the new owners of Arrow Auto Glass & Door after serving as long-time employees of the Virginia, Minnesota, business. Jerry started working at the company 17 years ago, and Jeff began six years ago. … Continue reading

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Woman Arrested for Allegedly Bashing Windshield with Golf Club

Police arrested a Leesburg, Virginia, woman on a warrant issued for allegedly smashing the window of her ex-roommate’s vehicle with a golf club in a dispute over money. Deijhanique Davis, 26, was arrested by the Lake County, Florida, Sheriff’s Office … Continue reading

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Former Owner of Grants Auto Glass Dies

Betty J. Grant, 89, of Hixson, Tennessee, passed away on January 13, 2024. She was born to the late Walter and Haughtie James on May 23, 1934, in Decaturville, Tennessee. She was the owner/operator of Grants Auto Glass in Farmville, … Continue reading

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Allstate Withdraws Commercial Coverage in 15 States

Allstate informed insurance regulators in 15 states of its plans to drop commercial coverage, including auto and other products such as inland marine and liability. The insurance company plans to pull out of Arizona, Arkansas, Connecticut, Idaho, Kansas, Maine, Michigan, … Continue reading

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More Than 20 Cobalt Sponsors Join Auto Glass Week™ 2023 

More than 20 sponsors have joined Auto Glass Week™ at the Cobalt level so far. Those include. A.N. Designs, Inc. Aegis Tools International AutoBolt Car ADAS Solutions Clean Plus, Inc./CPI Division Delta Kits DINOL U.S. Inc. Gold Glass – ALP … Continue reading

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Freedom For Repair and Replacement: Auto Glass Shops Celebrate July 4

America celebrates its 247th birthday and independence from Great Britain this July 4. U.S. auto glass shops are taking a brief break next week to celebrate the occasion. We asked some shop owners what the Fouth of July means for … Continue reading

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100 Days Until Auto Glass Week™ 2023—Have You Registered?

Auto Glass Week™ (AGW) 2023 is 100 days away! The event will be held September 20-22 at the Virginia Beach Convention Center in Virginia Beach, Va. Sock it to us! Sign-up for a full registration on June 12 for our … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ 2023 Dates and Location Announced

Auto Glass Week™ 2023 is heading to the shoreline! The oceanside town of Virginia Beach, VA, will be the location of the annual event for OE and aftermarket automotive glass repair, replacement, and calibration. Lock in the dates of September … Continue reading

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Church Hill Neighbors Wake Up to 20 Cars Vandalized, Windows Smashed

In a Nest Camera video from a neighbor’s home, a person can be seen smashing the windows. It appears they were punching each window. The vandalism was in Church Hill, Va., near downtown Richmond. Click here to read more.  

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Tesla Expands Insurance Offering to Three New States

Tesla says it is the second largest insurer of Teslas in Texas, one of its first auto insurance markets. Click here to read more.  

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Massachusetts Considers Auto Glass Safety Bill

The Massachusetts legislature Joint Committee on Transportation held a hearing on March 9 on legislation that would create state auto glass replacement safety standards. The bill, H. 4445, introduced by Representatives Josh Cutler and Kathleen LaNatra, defines “Aftermarket safety glass … Continue reading

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Falling Tree Hits Windshield and Impales Mother Driving Daughter to Get Ice Cream in Virginia

A Virginia driver en route to get ice cream with her daughter was seriously hurt when a tree fell across the car and a limb shot through the windshield into her abdomen. It happened Saturday, Feb. 19, as she was … Continue reading

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CAL Grounds NY Flight in Virginia After Windshield Crack Discovered

Some 111 passengers and crew on a Caribbean Airlines flight from Piarco en route to John F. Kennedy Airport in New York have been forced to land in Virginia after a “technical issue” was discovered on the flight. The technical … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Safety Bills Introduced in Virginia and Massachusetts

Auto glass safety bills have been introduced in the legislatures in Virginia and Massachusetts. Both bills refer to the present Auto Glass Replacement Safety Standard (AGRSS) as a basis for proposed new state regulations, much like legislation enacted in 2021 … Continue reading

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Vehicle Insurance Coverage Requirements Change in Virginia on Jan. 1

Starting in the new year, the minimum insurance coverage that drivers will need to have for their vehicles will increase in Virginia. Senate Bill 1182 raises the minimum liability insurance coverage requirements over the next three years. Click here to read … Continue reading

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Perrone Robotics Spread Autonomous Transportation

Perrone Robotics has launched a three-month pilot autonomous shuttle program in partnership with JAUNT and Virginia’s Albemarle County. The company’s goal is to increase mobility options for people across the country. Headquartered in Crozet, Va., Perrone Robotics has been developing … Continue reading

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Will Virginia Soon Be the Capital of Driverless Cars?

Will Virginia Soon Be the Capital of Driverless Cars?

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State Farm: Automotive Glass Replacement Claims Climb

Automotive glass replacement claims throughout the country are growing, says Dave Phillips, a spokesperson for State Farm. He points to claims’ statistics in Virginia and Pennsylvania as indicators of this increase. Continue reading

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