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After more than 60 car windows were shot out, local auto glass repair shops see a spike in business. Employees of both Safelite Auto Glass and Star Auto Glass say following the vandalism of 60 cars late Wednesday night and early Thursday morning left many Erie and Millcreek residents agitated when they were greeted by shattered glass. Continue reading
A snake found itself on a car traveling through Kansas City June 25. The driver flung it from the moving vehicle with his windshield wipers as his friend laughed and recorded video of the incident. Continue reading
A ladder flew off the back of a truck on a Las Vegas highway on Wednesday, smashing into the windscreen of a car in dashcam footage posted to social media. Continue reading
Thunderstorms in northern Texas dropped some giant hail Monday. Video from the storm shows the hail splashing down in a swimming pool at one home, piling up on the deck after falling off the roof. In another town, baseball-sized hail caused major damage to cars, smashing windows and leaving large dents. Continue reading
Action News Jax reporter Courtney Cole visited all the business in the immediate area of the hit-and-run that left a woman dead Sunday morning to see if the crash was captured by any surveillance cameras, but it appeared none did.
JSO said the car will have front bumper, hood and possible windshield damage from the crash early Sunday morning. Continue reading
A truck was hauling a large boat when a wheel came loose and rolled across the median. That wheel struck another vehicle, smashing the windshield. Continue reading
Two brothers thought they had found the perfect thing to help them deal with Toronto’s freezing winter weather – a nylon cover meant to protect a car windshield from snow and ice — but the device ended up causing a bigger headache than clearing off the vehicle. Continue reading
A 22-year-old woman’s windshield was shattered by a tire that broke free from a pickup truck on Interstate 95 in Lexington Wednesday. Continue reading
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Lynn Scherer, a Democrat running for the Power County Commission, says he’s concerned by an apparent trend of both jobs and people leaving the county. Continue reading
The 2019 BMW M850i xDrive Coupe is on sale now, and the convertible will arrive next March, just in time for spring. It’s nearly identical to its hardtop counterpart, so we’ll just hit the highlights. Check out our breakdown of the coupe’s new features here, almost all of which transfer over to the convertible.
In case of a rollover, two pyrotechnically charged aluminum hoops pop out to protect occupants along with the rigid A-pillar windshield surround.
An early morning crash in Jefferson County sent two people to the hospital. Continue reading
A Camas man is feeling lucky to be alive after a 37-pound rock fell from a cliff and smashed through his windshield. Continue reading
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police released this bodycam footage of an officer chasing two men suspected in a shooting hours before. Continue reading
A Houston woman claims her car’s sunroof exploded while she was driving, a problem Consumer Reports said is happening more frequently. Continue reading
A woman is shaken up after a cyclist in Berkeley followed her for several street blocks then shattered her windshield with his fists. Continue reading
It’s a driver’s worst nightmare. Adrianna Hill’s crushed roof of her car and shattered windshield only begin to tell the frightening ordeal she endured while behind the wheel in a freak accident that could have killed her. Continue reading
It wasn’t a basketball, a rock or even an attempted break-in that caused noticeable damage to Alyssa Gonzales’s son’s car. “He just got this car a couple months ago from his grandpa, and he’s been working really hard and getting it fixes up and looking good,” she said. “He put his time and effort into it just for other kids to come and destroy it. So it’s frustrating for him.” Continue reading
A car’s windshield was smashed by a giant piece of wood on Route 128 and the driver, amazingly, walked away with barely a scratch. WBZ-TV’s Mike LaCrosse reports. Continue reading
A Dakota County Park Ranger had a close call this week after a chunk of ice flew off a semi-truck and shattered the windshield of her patrol car, leaving the car damaged and the woman shaken up but unhurt. Continue reading
Let’s say you’re at your grandchild’s baseball game and a foul ball hits your windshield. Or maybe you’re at the golf course and someone’s awful drive cracks your window. Who pays? Andy Crouppen with Brown and Crouppen is here to help. Continue reading
Officials have identified a vehicle related to a fatal hit and run that killed a Grand Canyon University student.
Phoenix police are looking for a 2007-10 white Ford Expedition with damage to the passenger side of the windshield and a missing passenger side mirror.
If you missed Auto Glass Week™, or if you didn’t make it to all the booths, AGRR magazine was there and in our final show newscast we share the latest products and news from several exhibitors. Continue reading
DENVER — Angry customers descended on a hail damage repair shop Wednesday demanding answers as to why their cars and trucks haven’t been fixed.
Elevation Performance, at 2555 West Evans Avenue, went out of business Tuesday. The owner, Alisha Smith, sent notices to her customers instructing them to retrieve their vehicles.
TULSA, Okla. — Guests at the La Quinta Inn off I-44 in Tulsa got a not-so-friendly wake-up call Sunday morning. Continue reading
Theresa Childs thinks her car is dangerous.
J.P. Ortiz thinks his is as well.
ST. CHARLES COUNTY – Drivers are asked to be warned of danger on the highway in St. Charles County. Drivers are dodging large objects being thrown at moving cars. The Missouri Highway Patrol is trying to catch the person or people responsible before more cars are damaged and before anyone gets hurt. Continue reading
Tampa resident Michele Laney says she was driving down Bruce B. Downs Blvd. when it happened. This driver thought someone fired a shotgun blast near her car until she looked up. Laney said there was a big gaping hole where the sunroof use to be and glass scattered everywhere. Continue reading
Vandals left windshields shattered and drivers shaken Wednesday morning. Officers from three agencies are investigating eight cases involving someone throwing things at moving cars. Continue reading
You might have heard that extreme heat or cold can make your windshield crack. Continue reading
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – A Delta Airlines jet on its way to Haiti was forced to make an emergency landing at Daytona Beach International Airport late Monday afternoon after the plane’s windshield cracked, according to Volusia County Fire Rescue. Continue reading
SPOKANE, Wash. — A piece of metal came off a semi-truck and hit the windshield of a family going on vacation. Continue reading
CLEVELAND — About 40 car windows were shattered along two streets on Cleveland’s west side. Continue reading
Here’s a case of road rage turning into a road rumble. Cellphone video shows a driver breaking out a window of an SUV and then punching out the driver. Continue reading
HOUSTON – Two women say they feel lucky to be alive after something smashed through their windshield Friday morning. Continue reading
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A fight on a KCATA bus Saturday night ended with one person being stabbed and both men going through the bus windshield. Continue reading
Liquid crystal glass windows could turn cars into mobile billboards that display targeted and localized information, according to an Israeli start-up. Continue reading
NORFOLK, Va. – A flight from Charlotte was forced to make an emergency landing in Virginia because of a cracked windshield. Continue reading
SCHODACK — Police are investigating after an arrow went through the windshield of a Jeep on Route 9J. Continue reading
TAMPA, Fla.— Florida Highway Patrol officers have arrested a man for smashing a car window to bits during a heated road rage incident on I-4 that was caught on video. Continue reading
Self-driving cars and trucks may be years off, but when they come they will hurt Berkshire Hathaway, according to CEO Warren Buffett. Continue reading
The driver of a Hyundai sedan escaped serious injury Thursday afternoon when a log went through the windshield of her vehicle. Continue reading
A North Carolina woman recorded video of a black snake clinging to the side mirror of the car she was riding in, WSOC reports. Continue reading
Dozens of car owners in Thornton are dealing with repair bills after an outbreak of vandalism in which windows were shattered. Continue reading
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A woman says one of her car windows was shot out by an angry passenger on Highway 22 on Friday. Continue reading
Katherine Holmgrem had never had any issues in the Riverside neighborhood until about a week and a half ago when she found her vehicle window broken. Continue reading
A motorist in New Mexico got the shock of his life when a huge gas hose adapter fell off a truck and smashed into his windshield on the Interstate. Continue reading
A McKeesport toddler is recovering after someone threw an object at the car he was riding in, shattering the windshield and causing glass to become embedded in his head. Continue reading
One man was hurt after a log smashed through the windshield of the car he was driving on a South Carolina highway. Continue reading
After seeing the incredible rescue efforts of Spokane Police Officer Tim Schwering as he saved a woman from a burning car on Friday, many people wondered Monday why it was so difficult for him to break the glass. Continue reading
Steven Rausch’s grandmother said he was driving last Sunday when a chuck on concrete crashed into his windshield. Continue reading
Ford just revealed updates for one of America’s most famous cars. Continue reading
It was shocking and sudden: A wrench came flying at a car on Interstate 79 and smashed into the windshield. Continue reading
A bus driver in China has been hailed as a hero for saving the lives of 24 passengers after being fatally injured by a piece of iron debris that smashed through the windshield. Continue reading
It was a crash he just couldn’t see coming. Continue reading
People in Pueblo County are dealing with the aftermath of finding car glass shattered and things missing from their cars. Continue reading
It’s not something any driver expects, but it has happened to hundreds of people. Drivers are reporting that for no apparent reason, their sunroofs are suddenly shattering — causing glass to rain down on them. Continue reading
All the snow on Calgary roads this winter means more sand and salt, which can lead to more cracked windshields. But the many temperature changes your car is exposed to may cause other window damage. Continue reading
Lafayette police received nearly two dozen reports of vandalism Monday morning. Investigators said several vehicle and building windows have been broken. Continue reading
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Some senior citizens at a local apartment complex say they’re being terrorized by teenagers. The residents say the teens are smashing out their car windows. Continue reading
The NYPD wants your help identifying a man caught on video smashing windows and mirrors of a parked SUV in Brooklyn. Continue reading
A New Year’s Eve reveler was arrested after belly-flopping onto a Menasha Police Department squad car shortly after midnight Sunday, smashing the vehicle’s windshield, police said. Continue reading
Over the past few months, Tesla’s Autopilot feature has been on the receiving end of a lot of criticism. And with good reason, the company’s futuristic self-driving car technology has been involved in a number of accidents over the past year. Continue reading
A Henry County woman is facing charges of obstruction of a police officer and driving without brake lights after a dramatic traffic stop. Continue reading
On a chilly winter day, it can feel painstakingly slow taking the time to scrape all the ice and snow off your car before heading to work. Continue reading
The Tesla Model X has a massive windshield. That windshield, which has often been criticized for distorting vision and for allowing too much sunshine (heat) in, has some significant upsides when you tour a national park such as Yosemite. Continue reading
This lizard is not letting go. The creature hung on to this windshield as the car belonging to it sped down a highway at more than 80 miles per hour. Continue reading
The factory floor is bustling again at a manufacturing plant in Moraine, Ohio. Continue reading
What began as a typical night of driving folks around has erupted into a financial nightmare for one Lubbock Uber driver. Continue reading
Late Friday night, Tesla released a second video demonstration of its new self-driving platform and this time, it included real-time feeds of what ‘Tesla Vision’, the automaker’s end-to-end image processing system, can see from the cameras. Continue reading
People fed up with crime made a dramatic stand on the streets of River Oaks this week. Continue reading
Neighbors are working with Glendale police to solve the case. Continue reading
Footage has emerged of a man using a slingshot to break car windows and steal from vehicles. Continue reading
The woman accused in a fatal hit and run may accept a plea deal later Monday morning. Continue reading
Triad authorities are investigating multiple reports of teenagers throwing objects into traffic off a bridge. Continue reading
Madera police are looking for the people who fired more than a dozen rounds at an officer as he tried to pull over their vehicle early Sunday morning. Continue reading
An eagle that flew into the windshield of a Jeep Cherokee on the Florida Turnpike near St. Cloud in Osceola County Tuesday is expected to recover, the Florida Highway Patrol said. Continue reading
As a native Floridian, Tim Mokwa grew up catching snakes. For him, they were just part of the landscape. Continue reading
Cracked windows and shattered glass left people in this Florissant neighborhood with a big mess to clean earlier this week. Continue reading
Nearly a dozen vehicles parked at an apartment complex’s parking lot in Northwest Miami-Dade were vandalized and burglarized, overnight. Continue reading
Michigan State Police are searching for the person behind troubling vandalism that’s caused thousands of dollars in damage to vehicles in Holly. Continue reading
A man suing an Ohio police department alleges an officer violating his rights by slamming his head into a cruiser’s windshield with enough force to crack the glass. Continue reading
Mercedes is expected to showcase an electric SUV concept at the Paris auto show in just a few days. Until then, this video provides some good clues about its design. Continue reading
Lorain, Ohio, police are defending themselves against brutality claims raised by a man whose head was slammed into a cruiser with enough force to shatter the windshield. Continue reading
Semi-autonomous vehicles are becoming more common at large-scale mining operations. The huge dump trucks that ferry material around giant dig sites have featured unmanned driving capabilities for a few years, though they’ve always had provisions for human drivers to take over. Continue reading
Aleida Marcano of Allentown, Pa., noticed the debris on Allen Street during her drive to and from work early last week, car after car with shards of glass at their tires from windows shattered by gunshots. Continue reading
When you’re locked out of your car, your mind becomes immediately fixated on one thing: getting back in. Continue reading
Just when you thought things could not get any worse for the electric vehicle maker, Tesla is, once again, involved in a car crash. This time, a Tesla Model S has crashed into a gym, reportedly after it “violently” accelerated on its own, putting both the lives of the driver and anyone else in the vicinity in danger. Continue reading
Multiple drivers in eastern Boulder County, Colo., had car windows shot out Thursday, including a mother who was driving with her toddler in the back seat. Continue reading
Tesla has fixed a security bug that allowed hackers to remotely take control over a Tesla Model S.
In a demonstration, Tencent researchers remotely engaged the brake on a moving Tesla S, turned on its windshield wipers and opened the trunk.
A driver was left stunned and shaken after colliding with a huge elk – which then got up and ran away, seemingly unscathed. Continue reading
Sky Runner is a dune buggy and a power parachute in one. After almost three years in development, it is on track to hit the market later this year. Continue reading
A teen driver was injured when he drove into a camel on a dark Alabama road. Allen ‘A.J.’ James’s girlfriend tells us he was on his way to her. Continue reading
Ford Motor Co.’s announcement Monday that it will begin shuttling employees around its Dearborn campus in self-driving cars in 2018 is the latest step on its path to a fully autonomous future. Continue reading
Jefferson County EMA director Jim Coker was driving his sister on I-65 near Montgomery when a trailer hitch in the middle of the roadway caused serious problems. Continue reading
Mark Fields, Ford Motor Co.’s chief executive officer, comments on the state of the U.S. auto industry during an interview with Bloomberg’s Matt Miller on “Bloomberg Markets.” Continue reading
A fast-moving line of storms wreaked havoc across several communities in southern Maine Sunday. Continue reading
A North Texas college campus is on high alert after a scary situation Wednesday morning in which someone started shooting BB rounds at a police cruiser. Continue reading
A U.S. YouTuber has smashed his Ferrari’s windshield as part of a stunt before realizing his replacement glass was also broken. Continue reading
While on one hand Tesla can appear to be a fairly open company, especially considering they open-sourced their patents and Elon Musk is quite a talkative CEO; on the other hand, Tesla is also keeping a lot of cards close to its chest and secrecy is an important part of several of the automaker’s programs. Continue reading
A 13-year-old girl ended up covered in broken glass after a rock or a brick was likely thrown from a freeway overpass. Continue reading
Roadwork throughout Nashville has drivers frustrated because construction debris is damaging people’s cars. Continue reading
Damage reports are coming in as Hurricane Hermine makes landfall. Continue reading
Many drivers are reaching out to their insurance companies to assess vehicle damage from this weekend’s hail storm in North Dakota. Continue reading
Fiat Chrysler is threatening serious repercussions to anyone who uses its internal DealerCONNECT software and provides outsiders with “key codes, radio codes and other anti-theft or security measures.” Continue reading
More than a dozen vehicles were damaged in a Holland, Mich., parking structure after someone smashed them with a hammer. Continue reading
Construction starts on a new store where we can get our broken car windows fixed. Continue reading
Some car owners said they may have been targeted because of their religious beliefs after they found as many as 23 vehicles vandalized near three synagogues in Northeast Miami-Dade. Continue reading
Canadian truck driver William Liddiard invented a set of omnidirectional wheels, which he attached to his Toyota Echo. While some people say these may be useful for parallel parking, Peter Valdes-Dapena isn’t convinced. Continue reading
A college student said her car was severely damaged when a pipe flew off a truck in front of her, and slammed into her windshield. Continue reading
Rescuers pull a woman from her submerged car and dive to rescue her dog from rising flood waters near Baton Rouge, La. Continue reading
Neighbors in Verona, Pa., woke up Monday morning to discover that someone had vandalized their cars. Dozens of cars on three streets had windows smashed. Continue reading
AAA released a Consumer Pulse Report this week and it’s getting some people on edge this morning. Drivers may soon start to see an increase in their rates. Continue reading
It’s another scary reminder to secure loads on your vehicle. A 20-year-old St. Paul man received serious injuries when the car he was in hit a wooden crate on I-35 in Forest Lake. The driver was not injured. Continue reading
Almost exactly a year ago, Chrysler announced a recall for 1.4 million vehicles after a pair of hackers demonstrated to WIRED that they could remotely hijack a Jeep’s digital systems over the Internet. For Chrysler, the fix was embarrassing and costly. But now those two researchers have returned with work that asks Chrysler and the automotive industry to imagine an alternate reality, one where instead of reporting their research to the automaker so it could be fixed, they had kept working on it in secret—the way malicious hackers would have. In doing so, they’ve developed a new hack that offers a sobering lesson: It could have been—and still could be—much worse. Continue reading
The Fox 8 I-Team has found multiple drivers jolted by loud bangs and damage to their cars after passing under the railroad bridge at West 65th and Clark in Cleveland. Continue reading
The pole was inches away from the driver side headrest. Continue reading
Several neighbors are upset and feel violated after thieves ransacked some cars on their street. Continue reading
It was a typical drive home for a northwest Indiana woman and her children, until her sunroof spontaneously shattered. Continue reading
A Niwot woman’s normally peaceful drive home was anything but on Tuesday evening. Continue reading
Mercedes-Benz has big intentions for leading the drive toward the future of automotive. Last week the German company announced plans to use 3-D printing for all spare parts. The firm also not only unveiled what it believes will be the next wave of public transportation, but launched its new public bus on a 12-mile demo through the streets of Amsterdam. Continue reading
When a driver crashed into a metal fence in Coral Springs, a pole went through the windshield, through the headrest on the passenger side and struck a child seat, narrowly missing the toddler strapped in it. Continue reading
A Dallas man who in 2015 hit a bicycle rider so hard he stuck in the car windshield has pleaded guilty to charges. Continue reading
We’ve all heard the sound: That infuriating snap of rock, gravel and debris thrown at a vehicle by big-rig drivers. Continue reading
MILLBURY (CBS) – A Millbury woman is thankful to be alive after a metal rod careened into her car. Continue reading
A video showing the windshield of a super-expensive car getting smashed by a kid’s skateboard has divided the internet. Many sympathize with the driver while others say he deserved it. Continue reading
Some Verona residents woke up Monday morning to find out their car windows had been shattered by vandals. Continue reading
A truck lost a wheel that careened into a car headed in the opposite direction, in a bizarre accident on Interstate 280 in New Jersey Tuesday. Continue reading
As quickly as self-driving car technology is improving, it’s still near-useless off-road. What good is an autonomous SUV if it can’t drive to your camping site? Jaguar Land Rover hopes to fix that. It’s showing off research into all-terrain self-driving tech that would adapt to different surfaces. Continue reading
Shocking footage shows the moment a car is impaled by dozens of bamboo poles that were on top of a truck in China. Continue reading
A mysterious object crashed into a woman’s windshield in Nassau County, Long Island. Continue reading
Three cars were shot up early Tuesday morning at 6300 Pewter Avenue, which is part of the Rollingwood Apartment Home Community in Chesterfield County. Continue reading
When the back window of her husband’s work truck shattered, Pam Price of Pembroke Park, Fla., Googled for repair companies online and booked the company with the best quote. Continue reading
On a Saturday afternoon in December 2013, The Fast and the Furious star Paul Walker got into the passenger seat of a 2005 Porsche Carrera GT after attending a charity toy drive. The car later crashed into a light pole and went up in flames, killing both Walker and the driver. Though Walker’s death is more high-profile than most, roughly 32,000 people were killed in motor vehicle crashes in the United States that same year. Continue reading
Residents of an apartment complex in Castle Rock, Colo., say hail the size of golf balls have damaged their homes and vehicles. Continue reading
Residents at the Presidential Golf View Condominiums are still cleaning up after a string of car break-ins that were reported Thursday in West Palm Beach. Fla.
The suspects forced their way into the cars by smashing a window, police said. Continue reading
A bird crashed into a plane’s windshield near Houston, which forced the pilot to make an emergency landing. Continue reading
The Valley’s summer heat can cause all kinds of problems, and certain car safety features are the latest casualty. Continue reading
One Tesla Model S owner ran three of his tests with the electric sedan’s autonomous-driving system to see if they will actually brake as needed to avoid an actual, living person. In this case, the owner, known on YouTube as KmanAuto, used his “friend” Mike as the test pedestrian. As shown in the five-minute video above, the car only managed one out of three in terms of a success rate. Thankfully, Mike proved to be quick on his feet. Continue reading
A man who owned three Teslas sued the car maker last month, citing a variety of problems affecting the doors and software in his Model X, and demanding the company issue a refund under California’s “Lemon Laws.” Continue reading
You’re riding in a driverless car with a loved one. It’s cruising down a one-way, single-lane road with a barricade to the left and a wall to the right.
Just a few feet ahead, three pedestrians are hurrying across a crosswalk even though it’s flashing a red signal. The driverless vehicle’s wheels are faster than the pedestrians’ feet, and a collision is inevitable. What should happen next? Continue reading
The Mobile County Sheriff’s Office is looking for suspects behind a May incident that almost blinded a truck driver. Continue reading
A sense of safety was shattered for four people as they were driving in Rehoboth.
Police said four windshields were shattered around 11:30 a.m. Wednesday on or near Route 118. Continue reading
An early Wednesday fire at a Fuyao glass plant in Mt. Zion may have been caused by a possum. Continue reading
An 18-year-old was hospitalized for a head injury after this crash in a construction zone. Continue reading
You’re driving along when one of your car’s computer sensors indicates your left front tire is going flat. Then you get a message on your Bluetooth telling you about a tire dealer who’s offering a discount. Continue reading
Close to 200 car owners in three local communities awoke to find their vehicle windows smashed. Many of the victims live in South St. Louis. St. Louis Police Captain Michael Deeba said, “We’re outraged we have a just of character no one specific running around our city breaking the property of our residents.” Continue reading
“Well Middleburg is a mess,” says business owner Peggy Stewart.
In fact it’s hard to find a car not damaged here. Continue reading
An 81-year-old woman died of her injuries on Wednesday after she was struck by a flying tow hitch while traveling in the westbound lanes of South Loop 289 in Lubbock, Texas. Continue reading
An Uptown Dallas woman woke up Sunday morning to find someone speared her car with a parking sign, sending it right through the windshield. Continue reading
Police are asking the public for help finding the person responsible for a hit and run that killed a blind man trying to cross the street in Arlington, Texas.
Witnesses described the car that hit Lewis as a small, light-colored sedan with a broken front windshield. Continue reading
Vehicles driving through Boardman and Beaver Townships in Ohio are being struck by flying objects. Continue reading
Driving along US-131 just north of the ‘S-curve’ a driver says a six-inch bolt came out of nowhere, and shattered the windshield. Continue reading
Americans are driving more, thanks to rising employment and cheaper gasoline. But that also means they’re getting into more accidents—and that’s leading to higher insurance rates. Continue reading
An alligator in Texas tried to make a daring escape after it was captured Sunday by climbing out of the trunk of a car, CBS affiliate KHOU reported. Continue reading
Jerome Dunbar is thankful he’s alive after coming head-on with a chock block that came flying straight into his windshield. Continue reading
Authorities Warn About Possible Windshield Repair Scam Near Palencia
Auto insurance rates could be going up, according to Mississippi’s insurance commissioner. Continue reading
A Mississippi truck driver passing through Mobile is hospitalized after an object was thrown through his windshield. It happened early Saturday morning on Highway 98 near Lakeview Drive. Continue reading
It’s common for drivers to fall asleep at the wheel. Usually, this results in a wreck, but that’s not what happened when a Tesla Model S driver apparently fell asleep while in traffic. Continue reading
Residents in Post, Texas, began cleanup on Monday, in the wake of Sunday’s damaging storms. Severe hail the size of baseballs fell from the sky Sunday night, creating a lot of headaches across the town today.
Steve Jones owns Auto Armor Glass and says his phone was ringing off the hook today. Continue reading
About a half a dozen homeowners in Northwest Bexar County recently woke up to a surprise. Someone had vandalized their homes and cars, but they used fruit. Continue reading
A steel coil being lifted from the floor marks the start of a Chevrolet Cruze in the west plant of the complex, known as the stamping or body shop. The coil is lifted by a crane and placed on a press, into which the sheets of steel are fed.
Robot arms secure the windshield and gently drop it into place. Continue reading
Three people were injured after five more rock throwing cases were reported on Interstate 35 over the weekend; bringing the total number to more than 70 cases since June 2014. Continue reading
Tony Aquila, Solera Holdings CEO, discusses making debt-laden deals. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Alix Steel at the Goldman Sachs Leveraged Finance Conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif., on “Bloomberg Markets.” Continue reading
NBC5 Responds revealed a nationwide problem of shattering sunroofs back in March of this year. Shortly after it aired, an Indiana viewer reached out to say she’d become the latest statistic of the problem—and it was about to cost her big money. Continue reading
During Wednesday’s storms, hail was reported as large as baseballs in some areas of the News 4 viewing area in St. Charles, Mo. Companies that deal with broken windows, especially for vehicles, have been kept busy due to the weather damage. Continue reading
Large hail has fallen on parts of the Plains and Midwest multiple times this week, but on Wednesday, hailstones as big as grapefruits fell on the St. Louis metro area, putting thousands in danger of property damage. Continue reading
A low-profile block of aluminum zipped across a short stretch of what looked like railroad tracks Wednesday before crashing into a tuft of sand and sending a small cloud into the clear skies of the desert north of Las Vegas. Continue reading
A turkey crashed through the windshield of a Port Authority bus this afternoon; KDKA’s Lisa Washington reports. Continue reading
Since Sunday, May 8, 39 residents across the Sioux Empire awoke to find their car windows shot, and in some cases, shattered by a BB gun. Sioux Falls Police say the number of victims is only likely to grow. Continue reading
No injuries were reported Saturday after a yacht carrying San Bernardino High School students attending their prom crashed into another large boat in Newport Beach. Some was glass shattered. Continue reading
A woman was cut in the head by a piece of a metal wheel rim that smashed through her windshield Friday morning in San Antonio, Texas. Continue reading
The future of smart infrastructure appears to be budding in the City of Fountains.
Kansas City-based Integrated Roadways recently secured a U.S. patent for its “smart pavement” that transforms humdrum roads into the network for the mobile Internet of Things. The smart pavement system features embedded components that provide connected cars wireless connectivity on roads, highways and interstates. Continue reading
Tempe, Ariz., police are investigating after a woman was hit by a vehicle at Priest Drive and Broadway Road.
Witnesses tell police the driver was in a light colored vehicle that should have front end damage as well as windshield damage. Continue reading
A South Florida woman suffered just a few scratches after a large rock flew through her windshield. Continue reading
Google and Fiat Chrysler are teaming up, forming a first-stage alliance that could help bring autonomous vehicles to market by the end of the decade. Continue reading
Paul Heinauer of GlassPro introduces the charity his company is supporting for May on News 2. Continue reading
Glass installers and body shops are filling up with cars damaged by Friday’s hailstorm that hit parts of Coweta and Broken Arrow. Continue reading
The future of cabin safety in Formula 1 racecars gets an early preview after Red Bull Racing recently revealed the Aeroscreen—its take on a partially closed cockpit for the 2017 Formula season.
Apart from showing it to the public, Red Bull Racing also conducted several tests as a way of ensuring drivers will be protected from outside projectiles. First, there was the tire test where the rubber material was rammed against the Aeroscreen at 225 km an hour. Continue reading
Mark Rosekind, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration administrator, discusses the road ahead for driverless cars with Bloomberg’s Lisa Abramowicz and David Gura on “Bloomberg Markets.” Continue reading
A 71-year-old man and his passenger are lucky to be alive after a large piece of plywood came shooting through their windshield after it flew off a trailer. Continue reading
A case of road rage ends with a person smashing a windshield and window with a baseball bat, and a teenager hurt. Continue reading
Texas and Oklahoma were pounded by blinding rain, tornadoes and hail this week.
Residents of northern Texas have taken precaution to a whole new level. They’ve created unique household shields in hopes of preventing damage to their cars, from plastic wrap to a trampoline to cardboard boxes to yoga mats. The goal here is to cover the car in layers. Options may include mattress pads, blankets and towels—the more cushion, the better. Continue reading
For the second time in as many days, neighbors along several streets in Far Rockaway, Queens awoke to the sound of broken glass. Continue reading
Forget that tired old sedan! Carmakers debuted new ideas at the Beijing Auto Show this week that included a detachable electric skateboard and a heated shoebox. Continue reading
Ben Pinegar was driving home just like so many others this afternoon when he saw a steel beam lying on the highway. What would happen next would leave him grateful to be alive. Continue reading
Immediately after Tesla revealed the all-new Model 3 last month and gave us a ride, we iPhoned Tesla’s public relations department and asked if we could shoot the Model 3 at the Gigafactory in Reno, Nev., with CEO Elon Musk. The answer came back: “Maybe. Please hold.” As Model 3 pre-orders shot from 180,000 on the first day to nearly 400,000 at last count, we checked back in, pleaded, cajoled and finally secured two out of three: a slick silver Model 3 at the Gigafactory. Turns out the guy who lands rockets on barges floating in the Atlantic is a little too busy for us. Continue reading
The Insurance Council of Texas estimates the total damage cost from this year’s hailstorms at nearly $1.4 billion, the worst year for hail damage in San Antonio’s history.
Tommy Waymare has been in the automotive glass business for 32 years. He said business is booming.
A piece of metal crashed through the windshield of a car with a father and young children inside as they drove down the highway on Tuesday. Continue reading
Local windshield businesses are overwhelmed with service calls with so many cars damaged by the hail on Tuesday night. Continue reading
At least 20 vehicles were vandalized in a Colorado Springs neighborhood early Thursday. Continue reading
A billion-dollar spring in North Texas got even more expensive on Monday as the region once again was in the bullseye for damaging hail.
“The back window was just completely shattered through. It was the scariest thing I’ve ever been through,” said Sara Correa, who had her eight-month-old girl Addison in the backseat when the hail started falling. Continue reading
A furious limousine driver fuelled by road rage has been caught on camera swinging a crow bar at a driver’s window in busy Los Angeles. Continue reading
Glendale police are searching for a gunman who appears to have gone on a random shooting spree in a West Valley community early Wednesday morning. Somebody shot out the back windows of vehicles in the Desert Mirage Neighborhood. Continue reading
A Springfield man thought he heard a gunshot in his front yard. It wasn’t a gun, but his car that made the piercing sound. Continue reading
Police confirmed they are investigating two rock-throwing incidents along Interstate 35 from Sunday. Continue reading
For the second time in less than a month, a falling object struck a windshield on Interstate 84, coming close to killing the victims. Continue reading
It happens in a split second. A Virginia family says while driving along Loudoun County Parkway, their SUV’s sunroof suddenly shattered. News4 Consumer Reporter Susan Hogan discovered it’s not an isolated case. Hundreds of similar complaints of shattering sunroofs have been documented. Continue reading
A large piece of ice shatters a windshield outside a dealership in Pennsylvania. Continue reading
Several people in Lawrence County woke up to broken car windows. Continue reading
A driver had a close call on a road in Sonoma County. A huge rock crashed through the windshield of his car, barely missing him. Continue reading
An Indiana man is lucky to be alive after a tire from a semi-trailer slammed into his windshield on the Borman Expressway. Continue reading
His truck windshield is shattered, its radiator busted. Shards of glass cover the dash and seats. Erik Duffy says the damage was done Friday morning after a Boulder City, Colo., plow sent a heap of snow flying into his truck. Continue reading
Thursday’s storm has proved to be very expensive for MedStar Mobile Healthcare in Fort Worth, Texas. Continue reading
More than more than 180 vehicles parked on San Leandro streets have had their windows shot out with BB guns since late December. Continue reading
A woman is shaken but safe after a piece of wooden debris fell from an underpass and struck her car Tuesday night, WCVB reported. Continue reading
The windows of nearly 50 vehicles were shattered as Vacaville residents woke up Tuesday morning, all because of vandals who used BB guns to shoot the cars. Continue reading
Police are investigating after a piece of lumber fell off a truck and shatter the windshield of a car behind it Tuesday night on Huntington Avenue in Boston. Continue reading
Spokane Police busted several kids accused of kicking in car windshields. It was a rash of car vandalism in North Spokane neighborhoods over a three-week period. Continue reading
A 27-year-old Boston woman is out of the hospital and recovering after being seriously injured by a wheel that broke off of a dump truck on Interstate 95 in Waltham and came crashing through her windshield, officials say. Continue reading
Nassau County police on Monday were trying to determine who shot out car windows with a suspected BB gun in multiple towns. Continue reading
A local woman said she was hit by what she thinks was a rock while driving under an overpass on I-90 on Thursday night. Continue reading
A stray tire rolling down a hill in the Lehigh Valley shattered an ambulance windshield. Continue reading
Windsor police believe some people in a dark SUV doing slingshot drive-bys are likely responsible for smashing vehicle windows and shattering the glass in several bus shelters. Continue reading
Auto manufacturers are working on driverless cars. It may seem like a page out of a futuristic book, but these vehicles are already being tested.
Autonomous or driverless cars have even been tested in controlled conditions here in the Tampa Bay area. Continue reading
In what police call a “freak accident,” a tractor-trailer tire smashed through a sedan’s windshield on a highway outside Seattle Tuesday—just 10 minutes after the new owners drove the car off the lot. Continue reading
It was like a scene out of the movie “Final Destination” for one Houston driver. A tow hitch flew into her windshield, narrowly missing her. Continue reading
It happened without warning. Keisa King was driving her 2013 Nissan Altima on the Edens Expressway last December, when all of a sudden, “it was like an explosion, it was a huge boom.”
NBC 5 Responds found that King’s sunroof did shatter, and she isn’t the only one who has experienced it. We found hundreds of complaints describing sunroofs spontaneously shattering, injuring and scaring drivers. Continue reading
Dozens of west side Clevelanders are worried and frustrated. Someone has been shooting out car windows in several communities. The Tremont neighborhood is among the hardest hit areas. Continue reading
Neighbors in the Fox Hill community are outraged after dozens of reports of car windows being shot out between Friday night and Saturday morning. Continue reading
A Phoenix 18-year-old is facing five felony counts of criminal damage after allegedly shooting a BB gun at least 78 cars, including a police patrol car, throughout the Valley during a nearly two-week crime spree. Continue reading
Imagine driving down the interstate at night and seeing a gun barrel pointed your way. That’s what happened to at least three truck drivers on Interstate 65 North in Clark County, Indiana. The gun ended up being a paintball gun, but it was enough to startle the truck drivers. Continue reading
It’s something that almost everyone does after a snowstorm. You brush off your car, get the ice off, and then take off for your destination. One area that is normally missed though is the roof. Continue reading
A Grand Rapids woman had a close call Thursday morning while on her way home from work.
Antoinette Robinson says she was driving northbound on Coit Avenue, about to go under the I-96 overpass, when a huge pile of snow was pushed off the overpass by a snow plow. It landed right on her windshield, causing extensive damage. Continue reading
A fatal tractor-trailer accident happened on the Thruway in Schuyler, N.Y.
Officials say the tractor-trailer was traveling eastbound when he drifted off the median shoulder, striking the guiderail and overturning. The guiderail pushed through driver’s side windshield. Continue reading
Dozens of residents in Duluth’s East Hillside neighborhood woke up to some pretty upsetting sights Wednesday morning. Duluth Police say 38 vehicle and house windows were damaged by a BB gun Tuesday night. Continue reading
An Albuquerque woman learned the hard way that in New Mexico, if something flies off another car and damages yours, you have to pay for it. Continue reading
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A typical drive home quickly turned scary for Debbie Cook. She was driving down Pine Grove Drive passed Wilmington municipal golf course when a golf ball flew into her windshield. Continue reading
A CSX Railroad bridge that crosses Red House Road in Madison County had people outraged after concrete falling from the bridge has broken windshields. Continue reading
A Wichita driver says a thrown rock shattered his back windshield and it was all caught on his rear-facing camera. Continue reading
Police in New Bedford are searching for vandals who are using BB guns to shoot out windows. Nearly 2 dozen cars, and a handful of homes, were hit in the North End over the weekend. Thankfully no one was struck by the pellets, but neighbors are understandably frustrated. Continue reading
Did you know that the glass which protects your smartphone from cracks is now poised to protect your car from errant stones, or worse, a hailstorm? Continue reading
A dislodged manhole cover weighing more than 200 pounds went airborne and crashed through an SUV’s windshield on a major highway, killing an art teacher as she drove to work during the Friday morning commute, authorities said. Continue reading
Cleveland Police are looking for who is behind more than 40 cases of vandalism. The suspects threw rocks and bricks into the windows of several cars. Police responded to the first call around 6:00 Saturday morning and the calls kept coming in from multiple neighborhoods. Continue reading
Georgia’s largest home and auto insurer is on a hiring binge, and raising wage as well. Continue reading
For the first time in five years, Tesla this week allowed TV cameras into its gargantuan Fremont factory where both the Model S and Model X are manufactured. And speaking to the degree of secrecy that Tesla demands, even casual visitors to the facility are not allowed to tour the space if they have any cameras or recording devices in their possession. Continue reading
An Edmonton man is blaming the province for serious damage done to his car over the weekend, when he drove on the Anthony Henday and his vehicle was peppered by blowing gravel and sand.
Aside from the windshield, damage extended mostly to the paint and rims. Continue reading
The driver made it safely to the side of the road. Continue reading
A Shelbyville police officer is being heralded for helping save a Spencer County teenager.
Officer Toby Lewis said a girl, 17-year-old Tayler Wilson was trapped. The officer ripped off the sunroof. Continue reading
Authorities have arrested three teens after rocks were thrown off an Interstate 95 overpass in Cumberland County. Continue reading
A 73-year-old Vermont woman is recovering from severe facial injuries suffered when a chunk of flying ice that witnesses said broke off the roof of a tractor trailer smashed through her SUV’s windshield as she drove on Route 2 in South Hero Saturday. Continue reading
Driving home from their overnight shift, a father and son faced what felt like certain death. A large rock crashed through their windshield, but they say it was no accident. Continue reading
A man in Greensboro recovering after a rock crashed through his car window. Continue reading
So far, the Bearcat has been out on the Santa Cruz streets 22 times, and was put into service once while executing a search warrant after a gang shooting. Continue reading
A group of people sitting in a car have demonstrated how to really wind up seagulls. Continue reading
Snow and ice continue to fall off of cars while on the road, creating dangerous situations for some drivers. In Lexington, Mass., it sent one woman to the hospital. Continue reading
One of our reporters got a glimpse of just how dangerous falling ice can be. Continue reading
Kayla Acklie was driving on Capital Boulevard in Wake Forest on Sunday when a chunk of ice broke loose from the back window of a passing car and hurtled toward her. Continue reading
A woman is in critical condition in San Antonio, Texas, after she was thrown into the windshield of the car she was riding in during a crash. Continue reading
Driving down a stretch of Dixon Road on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Mike Felcher said he didn’t think much of it, until something happened. Continue reading
A man clung onto his car roof in his underpants in sub-zero temperatures for three miles after hearing a thief steal the vehicle from his drive in Norway.
He then smashed the back window with his knee and grappled with the thief before the car slid into a safety barrier on a bridge and came to halt. Continue reading
Madison police are investigating a rash of vandalism cases on the city’s east side. Continue reading
Swedish automaker Volvo says that by 2020 no one should be killed or seriously injured in one of its cars. Continue reading
One of the Miami Valley’s largest companies is marking a major milestone. Continue reading
There’s an invisible force field that is preventing this curious kitten from attacking the moving windshield wipers. Continue reading
This is a reminder as to why you should always clear all of the snow off your vehicle. Continue reading
Virginia State Police are investigating reports of someone throwing rocks at cars on Interstate 95. The recent incidents have been reported between the Maury Street and Bells Road exits in South Richmond. Continue reading
A mother of three was driving her kids to school last week in Archbald, Pa., when she experienced a close-call with death in her SUV. It came when an axle broke off a 1998 Ford pickup truck that was driving in an opposite lane. The woman, who didn’t want to be identified, hit the axle and tire with her SUV. It flew in the air and crashed through the front window on the driver’s side. Continue reading
Evette Delvalle and Tasha Brown were driving north on I-95 Thursday morning around 4 a.m. in Chesterfield County, Va., when something unexpected happened.
“Right when we passed Philip Morris, a rock came out of nowhere and hit the windshield,” said Delvalle.
Cleaning up is part of what happens after a winter storm, and that is what’s happening in the Portland area.
At a Portland automotive glass shop, they were fixing auto glass smashes by car prowlers. They said the problem spikes when people abandon or park their cars in a storm and leave their valuables inside. Continue reading
Police in four different agencies are searching for the person or persons responsible for shooting out car windows in southern Indiana. Continue reading
Nevada will dedicate resources through the Governor’s Office of Economic Development toward the autonomous car industry in a bid to become the nation’s leader in the testing and development of vehicles that drive themselves. Continue reading
A bizarre bus accident ends with a Maryland man in the hospital and passengers stunned. Continue reading
While driving along Interstate 495 in the Haverhill area, a Massachusetts man was hit with an unexpected sheet of ice that shattered his windshield. Continue reading
It’s been four days since 18-year-old Emmalee Jacobs was killed in a hit-and-run in Ames.
Outside of the public’s help, police are asking auto body shops, auto glass repair shops and insurance companies in and outside of town to report suspicious claims.
Police are searching for the person who shot out at least 55 vehicle windows in Lancaster. Continue reading
Nevada is rapidly becoming the new Silicon Valley. Tesla is building its gigantic Gigafactory in the desert north of Reno. Faraday Future has just announced it will invest $1 billion in a new, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in North Las Vegas. Now comes word that North Las Vegas will also be home to a half-mile-long test track designed to determine if Elon Musk’s Hyperloop idea is just science fiction or the basis for an all-new means of transportation of the future. Continue reading
“I would expect this to be a good area.” Shattered glass now covers the parking garage at Park Avenue Lofts in Midtown, after about close to 15 vehicle’s windows were smashed. Continue reading
Fuyao hosted another hiring event today, hoping to raise more awareness about the automotive glass manufacturer. Continue reading
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The Evansville Police Department searching for a suspect or suspects they say are responsible for vandalizing almost a dozen vehicles. Continue reading
This video kind of makes you wonder what would happen if they drove through the car wash. Continue reading
Charles Baucom, 71, and his wife Deborah, 62, were returning from a Thanksgiving trip when a tree about 1 1/2 feet in diameter crashed onto a bridge and then landed on their car near Morganton, N.C. Continue reading
More than a dozen cars had their windows smashed in a series of apparent BB gun drive-by shootings across two Long Island communities over Thanksgiving weekend. Continue reading
An American Airlines flight was forced to make an emergency landing at the weekend when its front windscreen shattered en route from Milan to New York. Continue reading
Houston area freeways can be obstacle courses; furniture that falls from pickups, mattresses in moving lanes of traffic. Any one of them can cause a serious accident. Continue reading
No one has been hurt, but Vermont State Police are warning drivers about mystery projectiles hitting vehicles on Interstate 89 after a CCTA bus was hit in South Burlington. It’s just the latest in a string of incidents. Continue reading
“Go find a new windshield, human. This one’s taken.” Continue reading
Flying debris on Highway 83 is a common problem in the Rio Grande Valley. Last week, it almost claimed the life of a local college student.
Christopher Collins was on his way to work on Highway 83 when his trip was cut short. “It was inches from my head, which was the scariest thing in the world,” Collins said about the large piece of plywood that went through his windshield. Continue reading
People in Denison, Texas, neighborhoods woke up to find their car windshields had been shattered over the weekend.
Police say 7 different neighborhoods reported several cars with damage from what they believe to be a tire iron. Continue reading
A nine-year-old was taken to the hospital after a large rock was thrown through a car’s windshield on the Phoenix freeway Sunday night.
Police said he threw enough rocks to damage 15 cars. Continue reading
Vermont State Police are investigating a report of a vehicle shot at while traveling on I-89.
The driver told police the front passenger window was hit with an unknown object, causing it to shatter. Continue reading
Have you ever stopped to think you are moving around in a bubble of glass? Continue reading
In just three days 22 people have reported car vandalism to Sherman, Okla., police, and the random mischief has police sending a message to whoever is responsible. Continue reading
Dozens of job seekers attended an information session Tuesday night, November 10, 2015, to learn about hundreds of additional jobs being added at the Fuyao manufacturing facility in Moraine.
The company said it hired more than 100 full-time workers this week. Continue reading
Looks like the International House of Pancakes has some foundation problems. Whatever the hole’s dimensions and provenance, authorities aren’t referring to it as a “sinkhole.”
“You can call it what you want, a cave-in or whatever, but it is not a sinkhole,” Meridian, Miss., public safety director Buck Roberts told The Meridian Star. Sinkholes are usually caused when underground aquifers dry up and leave empty space beneath the ground’s surface; experts will attempt to determine the cause of the IHOP collapse. Continue reading
Utah drivers that get behind a gravel hauler could get struck right in the wallet. Those little pebbles pelting your windshield can chip away your bank account or shatter your monthly budget. Continue reading
The driver of an SUV was startled Wednesday morning when their front passenger window shattered. Continue reading
It’s a miracle that an 18-year-old driver wasn’t killed in a crash when an 8-foot long fence post pierced her windshield, narrowly missing her head. Continue reading
An Atlanta woman is lucky to be alive after a mysterious boulder came crashing through her windshield as she was driving along I-75 in Fulton County on Halloween. Continue reading
A scary situation unfolded in Newton, N.H., when a truck driver said his windshield was shot by a person wearing a gorilla mask. Continue reading
This was no treat to wake up to the day after Halloween. A man woke up on Sunday to go to church when he found a pumpkin, and pieces of pumpkins, covering his vehicle. Continue reading
The Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics seizes 11 pounds of liquid meth. Two Oklahoma City men are arrested on drug trafficking charges. Narcotics officers say they’ve never seen this kind of meth before, much less the place where it was hidden. Continue reading
Two sunroofs shattered on Interstate 25 an hour and a few miles apart in Larimer County in Colorado on Monday evening while both vehicles drove beneath underpasses. Continue reading
Police in Winston-Salem, N.C., are investigating a string of vandalism involving more than 40 cars hit in three days. Continue reading
Apple CEO Tim Cook has all but confirmed that the tech giant will be taking a venture into the world of auto making.
Speaking at the Wall Street Journal’s WSJDLive conference yesterday, Cook said that, “It would seem like there will be massive change in that industry, massive change.” Continue reading
Marcell Dareus has a pretty great day job as a defensive tackle for the Buffalo Bills. Not to mention, he’s also one of the best at what he does. If Dareus wasn’t an All-Pro defensive tackle in the NFL, though, his fallback career may have been in the windshield repair industry. Continue reading
PCN’s Brian Sullivan met up with a local business that has been underwriting for us from day one while being an institution of community service in the town of Pembroke, Mass., for nearly 40 years. Continue reading
It’s been rough going for those who travel La. 109 in the Toomey Starks area. Continue reading
It was a close call for a woman driving to Logan Airport on Route 1 in Saugus, Mass., early Tuesday. Continue reading
When private pilot Jerry Greenfield first saw a head-up display, it was in a flight simulator. Continue reading
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It was a close call for a woman driving to Logan Airport on Route 1 in Saugus, Mass., early Tuesday. Continue reading
One man was hurt after someone threw a rock through the windshield of a car he was in early Saturday morning along Interstate 35 in Austin. Continue reading
A driver is safe after a rollover crash on Broad Street in Cranston.
Montero said several people smashed his passenger side window, and handed him a knife to cut himself free. Continue reading
A man who was a passenger in a pickup truck is recovering from injuries he received when a rock smashed right through the windshield in Lackawanna County in Pennsylvania. Continue reading
A 22-year-old man has been charged and will appear in court following a dramatic five-vehicle crash in West Auckland, New Zealand.
Mainfreight driver Rupinder Gill, 25, said the fleeing driver appeared to be speeding. He said the driver tried to overtake the van, a Novus automotive glass vehicle, when he crashed. Continue reading
A small aircraft was forced to return to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport due to a cracked windshield, airport officials confirm. Continue reading
Tesla board member Steve Jurvetson took possession of the second Tesla Model X last Tuesday night. Yesterday, he drove it in the rain with his colleague, Bubba Murarka, a partner at venture capital company DFJ. Continue reading
After mounting controversy that Volkswagen’s diesel cars have been fooling consumers about their gas emissions, the state of West Virginia filed a lawsuit against the automaker. Continue reading
“Keep your eyes on the road,” it’s one of the first instructions we hear when learning to drive. Now drivers have the option to have information projected in their line of sight. Does this mean added safety, or another distraction behind the wheel? 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan takes a look. Continue reading
Everyone should know leaving a child or pet in a hot car can be deadly, but statistics show more than 600 children died in the US in hot vehicles over the last 25 years.
A proposed Ohio law, Senate Bill 23, could give immunity to anyone who smashes out a vehicle’s window to rescue those threatened with a life and death situation. Continue reading
Traffic police was surprised by a curious sight after spotting a van with two umbrellas sticking out of its front window cruising down a highway in Chongqing on September 26. Continue reading
A Cleveland Heights woman is demanding changes after she claims a rock fell from a train trestle and smashed her car’s windshield. Continue reading
Edmond police reported seven break-ins in 18 minutes at Edmond parks on Saturday.
Shards of glass from car windows glisten in the parking lot of the Edmond Dog Park. Evidence left behind from the multiple break-ins over the past few months.
A Cleveland Heights woman is demanding changes after she claims a rock fell from a train trestle and smashed her car’s windshield. Continue reading
Residents across Duval County are being told to stay on the lookout for crooks going door to door pointing out cracks on resident’s car windshields and then asking those residents for their car insurance information. Continue reading
Three teenagers have been arrested over at least a dozen slingshot attacks in the Phoenix-area in what authorities described Sunday as a copycat spree mimicking the freeway shootings that have terrorized drivers for three weeks. Continue reading
Some Taylor Swift fans likely have bad blood for the burglar who broke into several cars parked outside the star’s Houston concert on Wednesday evening.
Swift fans came outside to find their vehicles missing windows and various personal items.
This is the third video providing an aerial view of Tesla’s Nevada-based Gigafactory, but it is also the one that shows exactly how fast the facility is moving towards its grand opening. Continue reading
Sheriff Michael McIntosh says the deputy who gave a man a ticket for a broken windshield in the parking lot of an automotive glass shop used proper discretion in response to a 9Wants to Know story earlier this week. Continue reading
A truck’s passenger window shattered on a Phoenix freeway Wednesday as Arizona authorities investigated a string of highway shootings that have rattled nerves and heightened fears of a possible serial shooter. Continue reading
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Authorities are investigating vandalism incidents in which the windows of vehicles were smashed in early Wednesday, 6abc reports. Continue reading
There has been another rash of shattered windows being reported by drivers on C-470 near Morrison, Colo. Continue reading
New safety technology sweeping the auto industry is also changing crash tests. At the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the focus is now on preventing collisions, and the organization has a newly expanded center that’s testing the tech, reports CBS news correspondent Kris Van Cleave. Continue reading
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Dozens of vehicles were broken into early Wednesday morning at a condominium complex in Pompano Beach near Miami, deputies said. Continue reading
A Texarkana business owner rises to the top of his industry with a technology that keeps drivers safe. Continue reading
Thomas J. Wilson sits down with Fortune’s Susie Gharib to talk about how the insurance company hires and trains leaders. Continue reading
New estimates say that in the first six months of 2015, nearly 19 thousand people have died on the road—a number that’s a 14 percent increase from last year. Continue reading
More than a dozen residents woke up Monday to find that their vehicles had been broken into over the weekend. Continue reading
Cathy Bryan of Matthews says she had just left the house and was only out 10 minutes, when all of a sudden it sounded like a bomb exploded in her car. Continue reading
Police are investigating who shot out the windows on 50 cars in Warren County, Miss., Wednesday night. 16 WAPT’s Bert Case interviews some of the victims. Continue reading
Car repair store owners say they are fixing windows that have cracked because of the extreme heat on a daily basis. Continue reading
On Friday, a driver blamed the faulty road repairs for a bizarre accident. Flying concrete smashed the driver’s truck’s windshield in East County. Continue reading
Part of the old GM plant is finally getting used in Moraine.
2 NEWS got a one-on-one tour of the new facility Wednesday. The Chinese glass manufacturing company Fuyao has already started making windshields, but they are not for sale yet. The company is in trial production. Continue reading
Crash test results were released Wednesday for Ford’s new aluminum-sided F-150 truck, and the evaluations by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety were very different for the crew cab pickup and extended cab models. Continue reading
An ongoing federal investigation is looking into what dozens of Mid-Southerners recently experienced: cases of spontaneous sunroof explosions.
“My eyes are blurry. I can’t read anything. I can’t see anything on my phone,” said Wade Owens. Continue reading
Channel 2 in Houston looked into a very real danger for Houston drivers: sunroofs that spontaneously explode, sending broken glass flying right at drivers. Amy Davis reports. Continue reading
It’s been a year since the 7 On Your Side I-Team first told about a serious problem drivers were complaining about: exploding sunroofs.
But one year later, formal action still hasn’t been taken by the government agency that deals with potential safety problems in automobile, even as complaints grow. Continue reading
A Montgomery man says he’s thankful he and his young son are alive after he says a stray bullet hit his vehicle as he was driving home from work.
An automotive glass shop along the Southern Boulevard was also struck by these stray bullets. Continue reading
The University of Michigan just opened its new “Mcity” site, a 32-acre faux town with a downtown main street, a stretch of freeway, and multiple paved and unpaved roads. But Mcity’s purpose isn’t municipal, but technical: to provide a realistic test setting for driverless cars. Continue reading
A drive home from New York City turned terrifying for one family after a brick came crashing through their windshield. Continue reading
Several vehicles were struck by debris that fell off the Interstate 93 overpass onto McGrath Highway in Somerville early Thursday morning. Continue reading
A bullet hit the windshield of a woman’s car as she was leaving Fair Park in Dallas following a fireworks show. Continue reading
A Houston-area man says the glass sunroof of his SUV exploded recently, leaving him with damaged eyesight. Continue reading
Many drivers blame manufacturing defects or design problems for vehicle sunroofs that suddenly explode while driving, but one Calgary man’s experience has been added to a Transport Canada investigation. Continue reading
Allstate CEO Thomas Wilson sits down with Fortune’s Susie Gharib to discuss how the insurance company will tackle future tech. Continue reading
On this edition of Insider Outlook, Aaron Bragman, Detroit bureau chief for Cars.com, looks at the growth of autonomous driving from several angles, including consumer readiness, technology investment, environmental limitations and liability issues. Continue reading
Dump trucks, many of them hauling rocks and gravel, are all over Richmond metro due to road construction. Even though Virginia law requires the back of those trucks be covered, many drivers said stuff is constantly flying out.
“It’s definitely happening more,” Michael Fisher, an insurance agent with State Farm Insurance, said. State Farm Insurance, which is Virginia’s number one insurance provider, said windshield claims have shot up in the state, from 27,000 in 2013 to 32,000 in 2014. Continue reading
Dozens of cars have been damaged from rocks thrown onto a busy central Ohio roadway have police and commuters on high alert. Now, the search is on to find the suspect or suspects responsible for the string of crimes. Continue reading
More than two dozen reports of BBs or pellets causing damage are now under investigation in Chesterfield County, according to police. Countywide, at least 26 incidents have been reported. Some involve drivers who have had their windows shattered, police said. Many of those incidents were reported on Genito Road. Continue reading
Drivers on Interstate 77 in Canton, Ohio, beware. Three people said their car windows have shattered as they are driving on or near the highway close to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. All of them blame a pellet gun shooter. Continue reading
A Quebec woman is shaken, but “glad to be alive,” after a metal rod pierced her windshield and nearly struck her as she drove down a Montreal highway. Continue reading
London police are hoping a video and photographs will help catch a man suspected of damaging 25 vehicles.
The windshields of eight vehicles were damaged at Citi Plaza at 355 Wellington St. and the windshields of 17 Canada Post vehicles were damaged at 300 Wellington St. Continue reading
A South Florida couple said they’re lucky to be alive after a large rock crashed into their windshield on Interstate 95 Tuesday night. Continue reading
The City of Moraine’s newest major employer continues to gear up to begin production. Fuyao Glass America promised to create hundreds of new jobs when it starts producing windshields in the old General Motors (GM) plant on State Route 741.
Moraine officials say already the Chinese-based company has invested more than $150 million into the city. Continue reading
One truck driver decided to “mess around” with an alligator. However, he got quite the surprise when the angry alligator refused to back down against its much bigger opponent. Continue reading
Why is this important? Because it’s incidents like this that are going to keep people hesitant from buying driverless cars. Last week, a video was posted to YouTube showing a Volvo XC60 car accelerate forward into a crowd during a “self-parking” demonstration. Volvo has responded to concerns saying that the car in question was likely not equipped with “pedestrian detection,” which costs an extra $3,000 to install. Continue reading
The St. Peters Police Department is investigation over 20 cases of vandalism committed in the city over the Memorial Day Holiday weekend. Police believe groups of teens drove around St. Peters, Mo., damaging vehicles and homes, by firing shots at their targets. The damage done was more extensive than those committed in recent years. Continue reading
A passenger flying to Sao Paulo, Brazil got a shock after attempting to film his flight’s takeoff on a routine flight from Rio de Janeiro.
Eduardo Caram tried to attach a GoPro—a lightweight, mountable camera mainly used for filming extreme stunts—to an aircraft window to film a point-of-view of take off outside his window when the entire plastic pane and frame came off in his hands. Continue reading
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An Army Captain is being hailed for his heroism after video emerged showing him rush to a car on fire—and ignoring the danger—in order to drag a man to safety.
“I grabbed one of the fire extinguishers and we smashed out on the back window and the driver’s side window. … There wasn’t a real plan, I just had tunnel vision,” Voglezon said afterwards. Continue reading
First comes a loud crash, then glass shattering in their car. Many people across the country have had it happen to them, a sunroof explosion! 3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan has more on the potentially dangerous problem. Continue reading
The search for clues into what caused last week’s deadly Amtrak train derailment continued even as thousands of commuters boarded trains Monday. The first trains rolled out before 6 a.m. Amtrak resumed service between Philadelphia and New York, less than one week after the deadly derailment that killed eight and injured more than 200.
The FBI was on the scene Monday assisting in the National Transportation Safety Board’s investigation into last Tuesday’s accident. Authorities tapped FBI experts to investigate whether a mark on the windshield of Amtrak Northeast Regional Train 188 was made by a hurled projectile—or even a bullet—before it derailed in Philadelphia last week. Continue reading
Salisbury Police tell 47 ABC that they are investigating multiple car break-ins at Marley Manors on Ramsey Court, University Park, University Village and Seagull Lane.
About 10 vehicles in the Ramsey Court area have smashed windows; other areas have cars with damage, according to authorities. Continue reading
Residents in Colchester are on alert after several businesses, cars and even town offices were hit by vandals. Continue reading
During a nearly year-long investigation into the world of counterfeit items, ABC News’ “20/20” exposed some of the methods U.S. Customs and Border Protection say counterfeiters use to smuggle fake goods into the U.S.—products that can be found inside your home or the family car.
In Folsom, Calif., Bob and Tami Larson bought a used car knowing they needed to replace the airbag. They bought an airbag from Igor Borodin, who was sentenced to seven years in prison for one count of trafficking and attempting to traffic in counterfeit airbags bearing the registered trademark of automobile manufacturers and one count of delivering and causing to be delivered hazardous materials to air carriers for transportation in air commerce. Continue reading
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A frightening crash on the highway is covered by local broadcasters. Continue reading
New Britain police are looking for the vandals who they believe shot BB pellets through more than a dozen car windows late Monday night into early Tuesday morning. Continue reading
Five teens are in trouble after vehicles and windows sustained damage in southwest Omaha. Continue reading
All across the country there have been thousands of reports of exploding sunroofs. Some vehicles have even been recalled for it.
Kristy Cantrell was leaving work last summer when she heard rain pouring into her car. Continue reading
The continued spate of vehicle windshields shattered along Interstate 25 has Northern Colorado drivers keeping leery eyes on the road as law enforcement searches for answers.
While shattered windows are common repairs due to vehicle break-ins, glass technicians across Fort Collins said it is unusual for so many side windows to break, especially in such a short time-span. Continue reading
It was a close call, but one that shockingly didn’t turn out worse, considering a woman’s windshield was all that stopped a hammer from crashing through her car. Continue reading
Police say vandals went on a rampage through the city of Schenectady in the early morning hours Wednesday, smashing windows of over 100 cars and a handful of businesses. Continue reading
The harrowing moment when police officers approach a burning car and break the window to save the unconscious driver was caught on video. Continue reading
Several residents in Montrose have been waking up to find that their vehicle windows are shot and shattered. Montrose officials say that a string of BB gun car shootings have been taking place more frequently this year. Continue reading
Birds are beginning to migrate back to Minnesota with the return of spring, but the arrival of one species has created quite a nuisance in Plymouth.
A group of turkey vultures recently descended upon a medical clinic parking lot, attacking cars and leaving severe damage to windshield wipers and windshields. Continue reading
Police are looking for a suspect who fired a pellet gun at school buses in Dowagiac.
Moments before 3 p.m. Thursday afternoon, a bus filled with Union High Schoolers was hit with pellet bullets. Shattering one window on that bus and a Marcellus Public School bus that was nearby. Continue reading
A Virginia Beach man says something fell from the ceiling when he was traveling through the Downtown Tunnel and damaged his new Lexus.
George Pender wants Elizabeth River Tunnels to fix the damaged windshield on his car, but said he can’t wait on the company’s process. ERT said they are looking into Pender’s claim, but in the meantime, he’s paying out of his pocket. Continue reading
Broken glass along the sidewalks and curbs of San Francisco is becoming a more common sight. Auto burglaries are up in the city by 49 percent in the first two months of this year.
“There really is no safe area anymore,” said Dave Theisen of Secureway Auto Glass on Bryant Street. “If you park somewhere there’s a chance you’re going to get broken into. There just is.” Continue reading
Many south side Des Moines residents woke up to damaged vehicles over the weekend. Continue reading
For employed Americans, the probability of being fired hasn’t been this low in almost 15 years. Continue reading
In Kansas tonight, giant hail is cracking windshields. Continue reading
Dark clouds dropped baseball-sized hail on Farmington, Mo., Wednesday.
The hail knocked out dozens of car windshields and windows, and was even blamed for at least one roof collapse. Continue reading
Broken windows, broken mirrors—vandals left a trail of damage at a Dearborn Heights car dealership in the thousands of dollars. Continue reading
Since March 7, there have been four reported cases of juveniles crossing their arms and falling into cars in Newnan.
In three of the pranks, police reports show there was significant damage done to the vehicles. Two vehicles had their windshields shattered and a third victim had to replace his hood from dents. Continue reading
Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are looking into opening up Wi-Fi space for the public, but it could impact a technology called vehicle-to-vehicle commutation (V2V) developed to prevent up to 80 percent of car crashes, reports CBS News correspondent Kris Van Cleave. Continue reading
A Chesterfield mother said she was still terrified after a mysterious object smashed into her car windshield on I-95 early Saturday morning. The woman said it happened near the Bells Rd. exit. Her husband and seven-year-old son were in the car too. Continue reading
Tim Ryan didn’t know what to make of this smashed windshield that happened last week as he drove into work around 4:45 a.m. Continue reading
Police are looking for the thieves who broke into several Honda vehicles and stole the airbags in the Philadelphia’s Rhawnhurst section early Monday morning.
Police arrived to find five Honda vehicles with smashed windows and the airbags had been stolen from them. Continue reading
A group of at least 20 teenagers wielding bats, clubs and bars smashed out windows of a car while trying to attack a man Wednesday night, police say. Continue reading
A Russian motorist is lucky to still have his sight after a head-on collision with a stray tire embedded windshield glass in his face. Continue reading
A video has emerged of a police officer smashing the window of a van after the driver refuses to get out. Continue reading
Over the past few days, many Odessa residents have woken up to their car and home windows shattered. Since Sunday night, 23 reports have been made to the Odessa Police Department, claiming that their car windows had been broken. Continue reading
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Sunroofs are often a big selling point for car buyers, but more customers are finding that the fresh air, light and open feel that sunroofs offer comes with a big risk—shattering glass.
Bacc Alexander was driving his 2013 Lexus down the highway when his sunroof busted into hundreds of pieces. Continue reading
A massive icicle was so huge, it totaled cars after falling from the side of a Boston building.
Melting chunks broke off, crushing roofs and smashing through windshields of cars in a parking lot below. Continue reading
A woman sustained minor injuries after a large piece of ice fell onto her car on Thursday morning.
“I opened my eyes and there’s glass everywhere. And that was when I realized the whole windshield had caved in,” she said. Continue reading
This footage captures the moment when a motorist shows ice cool nerves to smash what appears to be a car window.
However, the ‘glass’ actually turns out to be a sheet of ice which has covered the driver’s side window on the inside of the vehicle. Continue reading
According to many, autonomous cars are the future, with companies already in the process of developing them.
Although it’s still unclear when the first cars will actually hit the market, according to the Wall Street Journal, insurance companies are already warning that they could affect the way they do business in the future. Continue reading
Strap on your hard hats, because John Oliver took us on a tour of the nation’s infrastructure on Last Week Tonight. What is infrastructure exactly? According to Oliver, it’s roads, bridges, levies, overpasses—or anything that could be destroyed in an action movie. Continue reading
A suspected car thief in Ireland attempted to break into a car by throwing a brick into the vehicle’s window, only for the brick to bounce back and knock the man unconscious, according to video footage obtained by the Irish Independent. Continue reading
What steps can a driver take if their car or property is damaged by a Virginia Department of Transportation vehicle?
CBS 6 Sports director Lane Casadonte was traveling down Interstate 295 in Hanover during a recent snow storm. Just as he crossed under Route 301 a VDOT plow was pushing snow on the route. “I’m under the bridge and a snow plow comes over top on 301 and whatever it was plowing went over the side and fell down onto my car,” he said. “It shattered the windshield in the top left and corner.” Continue reading
Chunks of concrete seem to have fallen from the Gardiner Expressway on Tuesday, damaging a person’s car, breaking the windshield and sending pieces of glass into the vehicle’s interior. Continue reading
A New Jersey bus driver thought he was going to die as part of a Midtown building suddenly collapsed onto his vehicle Wednesday afternoon.
The debris knocked out many of the vehicle’s windows and enveloped part of the front. Continue reading
Women’s windshield breaks after a piece of ice comes off truck and hits it on highway. Continue reading
Five hundred garages from 36 states have signed a lawsuit against top insurance companies.
Cloot’s in Westfield is one of those auto body shop’s that’s speaking out. Continue reading
Dramatic video released by the Ohio State Highway Patrol shows a man who was ejected from the side window of his vehicle after it was hit by another car. Continue reading
The type of glass used in sunroof windows can shatter without warning into thousands of tiny shards, and the I-Team found hundreds of complaints within the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s database from drivers who had it happen in their cars.
Rebecca and Phillip Causey were driving on the highway in December when they heard a loud pop above them. They rolled back the sunroof shade and glass shards rained down on their heads. Continue reading
Windshields across Middle Tennessee are taking a beating after the recent winter blast. Continue reading
Dave Garman hopped into his brand new Ford F-350 the last week of January only to hear a strange noise coming from behind his head in his normally quiet pickup truck.
“I get in the truck, start down the driveway, and I hear this tinkle, tinkle, tinkle. I said what the heck is that? I look in my rearview mirror and this whole center of this window has fallen out already,” said Garman. Continue reading
Del City police are investigating after finding a man they said was swinging a large pole at vehicles Tuesday evening. Continue reading
There are major state and federal lawsuits underway. If your car is ever damaged in an accident and repaired through a major insurance company in the U.S., these lawsuits may be of interest. Continue reading
Several parents who have children in a daycare center in LaGrange Highlands have banded together to ask prosecutors to file more serious charges against the man who allegedly smashed several car windows in the parking lot this week, fearing his behavior will grow more violent. Continue reading
In Colerain Township, a crime that’s shattering windows is driving car owners to their breaking point. Continue reading
A driver along Interstate 240 said people have been hurling rocks into highway traffic from the pedestrian bridge between Pennsylvania and Western avenues.
“I saw it, I heard a boom, and there went my windshield,” said driver Karen Lee. “My heart jumped through my chest.” Continue reading
The driver of a rental truck was cut by glass when snow being plowed off a bridge in Westborough on Tuesday fell onto his vehicle and shattered the truck’s window. Continue reading
More than 20 vehicles at Howard University were vandalized and students say this is not the first time it has happened.
These students found their car windows smashed and broken into at a parking lot at the school. Continue reading
It can happen in an instant; tiny pieces of glass can come raining down.
“It can sound like a boom, or a click. I think that’s the initial scare, is that people hear this noise and they are like, ‘What, what in the world happened?’ But ultimately, it’s not going to hurt anybody,” said Chris Rohrer, Marketing Director at Caplan Brothers Glass. Continue reading
Nationwide is not sorry about the tear-stained nachos and awkward silences that rippled across America following the broadcast of their controversial ad about preventable childhood deaths during the Super Bowl. Continue reading
Lindsay Lohan is “sorta” a mom in Esurance’s Super Bowl XLIX ad. Continue reading
The 48-year-old former Cincinnati Bengals fullback is known for his Ickey Shuffle he used to bring out for big games. Continue reading
In 1994, TV anchors Katie Couric and Bryant Gumbel puzzle over this newfangled thing called “The Internet.” Continue reading
Pierce Brosnan’s Super Bowl 2015 Kia Commercial
Mercedes-Benz’s Super Bowl commercial is a re-imagining of the classic “The Tortoise and the Hare” fable, but because this is 2015 it starts out with a group selfie. Continue reading
If you’ve been paying attention to this year’s Super Bowl commercials, something in Nissan’s heart-string-pulling “With Dad” ad might’ve caught your attention. Continue reading
Lexus was one of the first Super Bowl XLIX advertisers to release its commercial ahead of time, and now it’s bought one of the last available slots in the game, for an ad showing a remote-controlled toy Lexus performing trick driving. Continue reading
If Nationwide’s shocking Super Bowl ad left you feeling depressed, Toyota’s dad-themed ad probably gave you the warm fuzzies (and left you with a few tears). Continue reading
An amorous but unlucky Italian in need of a “little blue pill,” horsepower-loving centenarians and a trip around the globe were all part of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ three Super Bowl ads Sunday night. Continue reading
Dozens of residents are angry after someone vandalized 45 vehicles—most with spray paint, some with rocks through the windows—in recent days. Continue reading
Channel 2 Action News talked to a local man about his near-death experience after a flying tire slammed into his car on I-285.
Rick Radatz was headed to work Tuesday morning on I-285 between Riverside Parkway and Roswell Road in Cobb County. He said that’s when an 18-inch pickup truck tire flew off someone’s truck and came crashing down onto his car. It shattered his windshield, sending glass into his face and eyes. The situation left him temporarily blind. Continue reading
Residents and business were counting the cost after vandals shot the windows and windshields of more than 20 vehicles while driving through South Bay beach cities. Continue reading
At least two people driving in Forsyth County have been targeted by someone apparently throwing rocks at them.
Administrators at the business said one of their drivers was going down Highway 52 earlier today when the rock went flying through his windshield. Continue reading
Turlock Police are trying to solve a brazen crime spree where vandals smashed the windshields and windows of more than a dozen cars. Continue reading
Residents in a Columbus apartment complex awoke to find windows smashed in their vehicles. Continue reading
Before he offered the world his best impression of a man trapped in a sardine can, Kaleb Whitby had never even been in a car wreck. Now that he has—walking away from a 26-vehicle pile-up on Interstate 84 in Oregon, USA on Saturday with exactly two Band-Aids and some ice—the 27-year-old farmer has some serious thinking to do.
What happened next? The semi struck and Whitby opened his eyes to find shattered glass and large portions of his vehicle missing, according to the Oregonian. He cut his seat belt using a pocket knife and managed to “dislodge the steering column from his side,” according to the paper. Continue reading
The driver who hit and killed Harley Rocher [in Beaverton, Ore.) has gotten away with it for two years, but with no witnesses and very little physical evidence, the case remains difficult to solve.
The evidence tells investigators the vehicle was painted an aftermarket teal color and the windshield was damaged on the passenger side, but they don’t know what type of vehicle it is. Continue reading
Toronto man captures video of a runaway tire that crashed head-on into his car on a Canadian highway on Tuesday. The Toyota was wrecked, but Andrew Sukhdeo survived unscathed. Continue reading
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Four teenagers face felony charges of either shooting or throwing rocks at cars driving on the Westside. One victim says both sides of his minivan exploded at the same time and glass went into his face and his daughters. Continue reading
A thief put a damper on the new year for dozens of North Hollywood residents after he broke into their cars, stealing their valuables and holiday gifts.
Residents came down to the parking garages to find broken glass all over the floor and smashed car windows. Continue reading
Queenslanders are being told to beware of dodgy glaziers advertising to repair or replace glass damaged during storms. The Glass and Aluminum Association of Queensland has warned an abundance of unaccredited glaziers is leading to heightened legal and safety risks for storm victims. Continue reading
Vandals broke into several vehicles parked in a Virginia Beach Towne Center parking garage overnight Saturday, citizens said. Continue reading
Virginia Beach police say someone has vandalized more than 100 cars across the city. The majority of the vehicles, about 86, had the windows shot out by a BB or pellet gun. Continue reading
While cars have come on leaps and bounds in the last few decades, one serious problem remains: most still have a significant blind spot where the pillars of the car are.
But now a new concept might finally have solved that problem, using cameras to make the pillars “transparent” when the driver looks towards them and give them 360-degree vision. Continue reading
Police in Battle Creek say they have made an arrest after a malicious destruction of property investigation. The investigation came after several vehicles had their windows shot out. Continue reading
A dramatic video has emerged that shows a student save the life of a 92-year-old driver just moments after his vehicle had plunged into a lake in Florida.
After attempts to open the door from the outside were unsuccessful, and a crack allowing water to fill the car was spotted, a quick-thinking Brieske decided that he had to smash the window to gain access. Continue reading
A mother and daughter say they were trapped in their car and pinned in by a group of angry motorcycle riders on US 41 and Emerson Square Boulevard Sunday afternoon.
Deputies say those motorcyclist threw an object at their back window and shattered it. Continue reading
Police are looking for whoever is responsible for taking bricks or rocks and smashing the windows of ten different vehicles around the city early Sunday morning. Continue reading
A tanker truck driver was seen on video escaping the massive blaze that resulted from a crash on Route 78 in Union by crawling out of his windshield. Continue reading
Police in Dickson have received several calls over the past three weeks complaining of shattered car windows along Highway 70. Continue reading
The ferocity of Thursday’s storms in Brisbane, Australia was captured on camera by one motorist whose windshield was cracked by golf ball sized hail. Continue reading
The driver of a semi is lucky to be alive this morning after a serious accident on Highway 1 at the Brunette exit in Coquitlam. Continue reading
60 Minutes takes a look at the status of the country’s transportation infrastructure. Continue reading
A tow truck operator’s unexpected run-in with a turkey put the trimmings on a family’s Thanksgiving feast. Continue reading
Police in New Hampshire are reminding drivers to clear snow and ice off of their vehicles after a sheet of ice cracked a car windshield on Saturday morning. Continue reading
Hoosiers who are among the hundreds with cars damaged along a stretch of road in Morgan County in August began receiving letters this month from the state denying their tort claims.
This fall, a “chip and seal” was used to repair a 13-mile stretch along State Road 67 near Martinsville. During the operation, hundreds of vehicles were damaged by flying rocks – many sustaining cracked or broken windshields. Continue reading
Police in Brighton say vandals damaged about 80 vehicles all over town during the span of 18 hours Wednesday. Residents woke up to the damage Thursday morning.
Windows on vehicles were shot out by what police say is a high-powered B-B or pellet gun. The shootings happened from a moving vehicle. Families say this is the last thing they need. Continue reading
Monday night work crews returned to the spot where a man used to pulling shots of espresso wound up pulling two people from a wrecked taxi. In Manhattan, the taxi drove over a manhole at the very moment it exploded!
The force of the blast caused the sunroof in the so-called “Taxi of Tomorrow” to collapse onto the passenger inside. The doors were bent so badly, neither he nor the cabbie could get out on their own. Both of them, panicked. Continue reading
NewsChannel 3 is taking action to make sure drivers get paid. VDOT and its contractors have been slow to help drivers whose cars were damaged in work zones.
A golf ball sized crack, smack dab on Emily Scott’s car windshield—Scott is among the dozens of drivers to file a damage claim with VDOT recently. Continue reading
Chris Porcel got about a minute down the road when he heard what sounded like a gun shot. Then, crumbling glass.
“I started feeling small shards of glass falling through the crevices of the sunroof panel,” Porcel said. Continue reading
To most people a dirty windscreen means it’s time to take your car for a wash but for one man in Texas it’s an excuse to create a piece of art. Continue reading
If you’re a fan of racing games like Gran Turismo or Need for Speed, you’re probably familiar with the “ghost car,” a holographic duplicate of a race car that allows gamers to see how they’re performing compared to their best race time. Continue reading
For most new vehicles, the windshield on your car or truck is much more than just a protective layer of glass to keep your face out of the elements. It’s a key part of the structural integrity of your ride.
“A windshield is three layers. It’s a layer of glass, a layer of plastic and a layer of glass. If you have a cracked windshield that safety feature is impaired and if it’s impaired enough to where there is some type of accident and it compromises the integrity of the glass that’s when it can come into play,” said Lynn Schneidermann Owner of Window Welders. Continue reading
New Castle County Police are investigating reports of dozens of vehicles vandalized in Newark, Del. Continue reading
Calm as a cucumber, the president of Texas Armoring Corp. sits in his luxury vehicle and let’s his employee shoot at him. TAC, maker of armored passenger vehicles, puts its product to the test. Continue reading
Windshield installer Mark Howe has been in the business for a decade and came to the KSL Investigators with a problem he said puts your safety at risk. He is out to educate consumers. In the past year, Howe has snapped 250 pictures of rust that’s concealed under windshields he’s replaced. Continue reading
A DeKalb County mother says as she was leaving work when a teenager threw a brick or large rock at her windshield.
She says it scared her to death and wants the school or teen to pay for it to be replaced, but she says no one is helping her. Continue reading
A Glens Falls man faces three criminal charges after allegedly punching and shattering a car window with a woman seated in the seat next to it, injuring her face, police said. Continue reading
Philadelphia authorities have released a chilling video of Carlesha Freeland-Gaither, 22, apparently being chased a block down a street in the Germantown area of northwestern Philadelphia at 9:40 p.m. on Sunday and forced into a car by an unknown abductor. She is seen in the video kicking out one of the vehicle’s rear windows. Broken glass was found on the street where the abduction took place. Continue reading
Austin police may be dealing with a new case in connection to a string of incidents involving drivers having rocks thrown through their windshields while driving on Interstate 35. Officials say police got a call about a rock being thrown through a windshield early Sunday morning. The report — listed in the police database as an assault with injury—came in at 1:27 a.m. The rock reportedly damaged the windshield so extensively that the driver could not see out it. Continue reading
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Several drivers had their windshields smashed on I-95 South Tuesday after a piece of steel disconnected from an overpass and was hanging over the roadway. Continue reading
The man who used a hammer to break out the sunroof of a burning car and drag a man to safety over the weekend is talking to CBS 6 News about what happened. Continue reading
In a concept design created by United Kingdom product and technology research company, Centre for Process Innovation (CPI), an airplane’s windows are replaced with floor-to-ceiling screens displaying seamless panoramic views of the sky captured by cameras mounted outside the plane. Continue reading
Police in Langley, B.C., are investigating a bizarre crash that damaged several vintage cars after a vehicle ploughed through a showroom window. Continue reading
Indianapolis police are investigating dozens of car break-ins at two apartment complexes. It happened at the Lighthouse Landings Apartments and Dakota Ridge Apartments on the south side early Thursday morning.
Police say many times thieves will look for unlocked doors, but this time, the culprits weren’t afraid to break the windows to get what they wanted. At last check, more than 30 cars were ransacked in one location. Continue reading
It was an incredible act of vandalism against families who have children with cancer. The goal now is to find who did this and get the victims’ families a little justice. Continue reading
A Cordova neighborhood was vandalized Monday night when a truck drove through shattering windows of vehicles with possibly a pellet gun. Continue reading
An irate group of women, armed with mace and a baseball bat, went after a school bus full of children along the Roosevelt Boulevard in Northeast Philadelphia Thursday afternoon, leaving a teenage student cut up from broken glass, police say. Continue reading
Cleveland Police are search for a group of BB gun vandals who spent the early morning hours knocking out windshields on dozens of vehicles on the city’s west side. Continue reading
Portland police are investigating an explosion behind a Southwest Portland apartment complex, beside Markham Elementary School.
Abu said he saw smoke coming out beneath a car parked in the back lot and a car beside it had its windows shattered. Continue reading
Springfield Police want to remind people in the Ozarks to keep their car doors locked. The Springfield Police Department has received around 150 reports of items being stolen from vehicles from October 1 through October 14.
“I came out to my car and this whole window was busted out,” says car theft victim Katelyn Rickman. “Glass was everywhere.” Continue reading
A man accused of using a child’s bicycle to break a car window to get to his children’s mother is charged with domestic assault. Continue reading
Altamonte Springs police said they are searching for the thieves who broke into about 18 vehicles in a gated neighborhood.
Police said each vehicle had a smashed window and items were missing. Continue reading
Residents in a Midtown neighborhood are shaken as five teenagers are in custody for shooting the windows of several parked cars. Continue reading
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Vandals in Oak Harbor are using BB guns to shoot out the windows of cars and businesses throughout the city. It’s a crime that’s frustrating the victims and police. Continue reading
Police have one suspect in custody after more than 20 vehicles were damaged overnight in Toronto. Continue reading
Folks in Sterling Heights are being asked to keep a close eye on their vehicles after thieves have been smashing right through car windows and taking anything they can get their hands on. Continue reading
Several cars were vandalized near Nationwide Children’s Hospital early Tuesday morning. Continue reading
We take airbags for granted today, being the preferred way for most of us not to slam our faces into windshields and dashboards at speed. But it’s easy to forget just how difficult it was to get them in cars a few decades ago. This little New York Times Retro Report does a nice job recapping the fight. Continue reading
No one was hurt as a passenger plane with a cracked windshield made an emergency landing at Mid-Continent Airport in Wichita. Continue reading
If you have the latest Louisiana inspection sticker, there’s a chance it is peeling off the windshield. Continue reading
The streetlights along the 14000 block of Chef Menteur Highway have been turned back on after a double homicide on the night of Aug. 22 left two women lying on the unlit road outside the Chateau D’Orleans apartment complex.
But for residents, problems persist. Early Tuesday morning (Sept. 16), around a dozen vehicles parked outside the complex were broken into and vandalized. Continue reading
Tulsa Police officers took a man into custody for vandalizing a number of vehicles parked outside at six car dealerships along Memorial Drive late Monday. Continue reading
A short ride home turned into a white-knuckled drive for several local women after their vehicles were struck by something that shattered their windows. Continue reading
Dozens of cars were damaged – their windows and mirrors smashed – after vandals struck overnight on Westlake Avenue North along Lake Union, leaving behind a path of destruction. Continue reading
Five men have now been arrested in connection with a vandalism spree in Fond du Lac that damaged nearly 60 cars Monday night into Tuesday morning.
“He [the police officer] brought me out to my vehicle with the window smashed. It must’ve been a baseball bat, my guess, because there’s damage outside of the vehicle and when you looked down the road you could see a couple cars that way, couple cars this way,” Trewin told FOX 11. Continue reading
Police are investigating a string of early morning car window smashings that caused a substantial amount of damage. Continue reading
Police have received numerous reports from vehicle owners saying they woke up to find their car windows broken out Monday morning. Continue reading
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For the second time in less than a week, Overland Park police are investigating a string of vehicle burglaries in hotel parking lots. Just before 4:30 a.m., a hotel staff member called police to 87th and Reeder after seeing someone break car windows in the Holiday Inn parking lot. Continue reading
Allstate Insurance Co. has operated on Electric Road for more than 40 years, but it appears the company will soon be on the move to a new location in the county. Continue reading
Residents cleaned up shattered glass for the second consecutive week at the Glenwood Retirement Village in east Tulsa. Continue reading
The windows of more than 30 vehicles were shot out in separate incidents sometime after 10 p.m. Saturday. Continue reading
State Police are seeking help from the public as they investigate rock throwing incidents that are damaging vehicles.
The first incident was reported by drivers traveling eastbound around 10 p.m. on June 23. During the incident, the drivers of three different large trucks reported to authorities that their windshields had been damaged by large rocks being thrown from the overpass. Continue reading