Your windscreen could save your life



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Your windscreen provides up to 30% of your car’s structural strength.1 It also supports the airbag and airbag cover when activated during an accident. A little crack in your glass might seem minor, but this can have a significant effect on the safety of your vehicle.

Make sure that you repair a cracked or damaged windscreen as soon as the damage occurs, and always get an expert to repair your windscreen correctly.

Here’s what happens if your windscreen replacement isn’t carried out properly:2

In 2018 O’Brien Glass replaced 40,703 windscreens for Allianz customers.3


Removal of basic excess for windscreen claims

This is an optional benefit you can choose to add to your Allianz Comprehensive Car insurance.

If added as part of your policy, we will not apply an excess to your claim if the windscreen or window glass in your vehicle is accidently broken or damaged.

This option applies:

If you have any questions regarding your car insurance, you can contact us on 13 100 or visit our website

As always, we’re here to help you.


References

  1. Australia’s Auto Glass Association (https://www.autoglass.org.au/safety)
  2. O'Brien AutoGlass (https://www.obrienautoglass.com.au/experts/)
  3. Allianz Australia claims records


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