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Utah County Woman Stopped with ‘Slightly Obstructed’ Windshield

The Utah County Sheriff’s Office shared a photo of the vehicle that was stopped on SR-198. Other than a few inches at the top of the windshield, the 23-year-old driver’s view was fully blocked. Click here to read more.  

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Video Shows Flying Ice Chunk Smash Driver’s Windshield

This video posted by Dean Weymouth, who operates Capeway Towing, shows the ice hitting one of the company’s vehicles. Click here to watch video.

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Quebec Driver Injured, Windshield Smashed by Flying Ice

Last week, a 55-year-old driver from Québec suffered injuries after a stray piece of ice flew off an oncoming vehicle and smashed through her windshield. Despite suffering facial injuries, the woman was able to stop her vehicle at the side … Continue reading

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Springs Driver Cited After Failing to Scrape Ice off Windshield, Crashing

No one was injured, but the driver was cited for obstructed view. Police told 11 News the driver was trying to make a turn and the frost on the windshield blocked his view. Click here to read more.  

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How to Choose the Best Exterior Windshield Cover

If you are one of the many vehicle owners not presently using a car windshield cover, it may be time to consider it. A car windshield cover is quickly becoming one of the most-used vehicle protection accessories, as windshield replacement … Continue reading

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Driver Hurt When Ice Crashes Through Windshield on Western Quebec Highway

A 55-year-old woman suffered serious injuries when a piece of ice flew off an oncoming vehicle and smashed through her windshield in western Quebec. Police say investigators believe a piece of ice broke off an oncoming vehicle, possibly a pickup … Continue reading

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‘Really Frightening:’ Couple Thankful to be OK After Flying Sheet of Ice Shatters Windshields on I-93 in Stoneham

State police are urging motorists to clear snow off their cars after a large sheet of ice flew off the top of a tractor-trailer and slammed through the windshield of a vehicle traveling on Interstate 93 in Stoneham on Monday … Continue reading

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Ice Flies off Truck, Shatters Windshield and Maine Law Offers No Help

Marsha Garland and her mother were heading to Walmart in Sanford, traveling north in her Toyota Corolla on Route 109, when shards of ice struck their windshield, turning it into a dense spider web of cracks. The impact created a … Continue reading

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Police Say No One was Hurt After Ice Flew Off a Commercial Vehicle and Shattered Windshield

Niagara police are reminding drivers to clear snow off their cars before hitting the road after a chunk of ice smashed through a windshield on the QEW. A photo shared on Twitter by the OPP Highway Safety Division Sunday afternoon … Continue reading

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Man Hit by Vehicle with Iced-Over Windshield in Midtown

Tulsa police say a man was scraping ice off of his pickup’s windshield when he was hit by a gray SUV. The driver had an iced-over windshield and didn’t see him. Click here to read more.  

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Oklahoma Auto Shops Struggle with Increased Demand, Supply Chain Issues

The threat of more winter storms is a cause for concern from auto body shops across the metro. They say hailstorms in Norman last year, plus supply chain issues, have caused a major backlog at garages across Oklahoma.  Click here to read … Continue reading

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Family Urges Caution After Flying Ice Shatters Windshield on Interstate in Ohio

A Warren County family is urging drivers to remove hazards from their vehicles before heading out on the roads. Joey and Bella Kleinow were driving on I-71 near South Lebanon on Saturday night when a large slab of ice flew … Continue reading

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Windshields Smashed by Flying Snow, Ice in New Hampshire

New Hampshire State Police troopers responded to more than 20 calls involving vehicles struck by flying ice and snow on Saturday. The vehicles were struck after drivers failed to remove the layer of ice that formed during the storm Friday. … Continue reading

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Ice, Snow From Atop Tractor-Trailer Smashes Windshield on I-78 Outside Lehigh Valley

Ice/snow dislodged from atop a tractor-trailer on Interstate 78 smashed the windshield of a car headed in the opposite direction, Pennsylvania State Police report. Click here to read more.  

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De-icing Your Car’s Windshield

Winter storms and freezing temperatures often lead to thick layers of ice on your car’s glass. No one likes wasting gas waiting for their car to warm up and defrost the windows. So what are your options for de-icing your … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Like This Driver: Why You Can Get a Ticket In Vermont for Ice On Your Windshield

The Vermont State Police recently posted a photo on the department’s social media accounts showing a vehicle with a small patch of ice and snow scraped off an otherwise coated windshield. Click here to read more.  

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Motorist Fined for Driving with Just a Tiny ‘Porthole’ in Misted-up Windscreen

A driver has been fined by police after being caught driving with their windscreen completely misted over. Click here to read more.  

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SUV Windshield Smashed by Passing Plow Truck

Brady Bangerter’s SUV windshield shattered from the snow of a plow truck going in the opposite direction. “It was absolutely a scary experience,” Bangerter says. Click here to read more.  

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Should You Leave Your Wiper Blades Up Before a Winter Storm?

We’ve all lived it— a snowstorm is in the forecast, and you’re driving home the evening it’s supposed to hit. Parked cars in lots, driveways, and on streets have their windshield wipers left up in the vertical position. Click here … Continue reading

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Clear Off Your Car Windows or Get a Ticket

In the winter, some drivers may be in such a rush to get to their destinations that they don’t prepare their vehicles. Turns out, if you don’t clean the snow and ice properly off of your windshield, you could get … Continue reading

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