Windscreens

Repairing A Chipped Windscreen


  1. Posted on November 29th, 2013 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2. A chipped windscreen can be an expensive hassle. Rob Marshall explains what you need to know. Like many components within the modern motor car, windscreens have become considerably more complex over the past thirty years. In the early days of motoring, occupants sustained serious injuries from a screen breaking into large, sharp pieces. Toughened windscreens […]

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Windscreens and vehicle glass


  1. Posted on November 29th, 2013 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2. As one of the main functions of automotive glazing is to ensure maximum visibility for the driver, it is not surprising that law upholds this as a priority. Keep glass clean MoT tests Tinting Can I fit a windscreen myself? Can I have any stickers fitted to my front or rear screens? Are there any […]

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The GEM standard: Screenwash test


  1. Posted on December 3rd, 2012 by Rob Marshall
  2. Having frozen washer jets, or no fluid at all in your screenwash bottle is illegal. Yet, how can you be sure that your money is not being squandered on coloured water, when buying screenwash additive? THE FIRST TEST (Freezer): Each screenwash was frozen in both neat and 50/50 dilution forms at -15 Degrees Celsius. THE […]

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