Every Wednesday, YNN’s Ed Keiner helps drivers get to know their vehicle better by providing tips on how to understand and correct your car’s mechanical problems -from changing your flat tire to jumping your car’s battery, Keiner proves to be Your Driver’s Ed
. Our National Automotive Correspondent, Lauren Fix, shares information on the latest vehicles and safety information in The Car Coach
Mondays on YNN.
The Car Coach: Windshield safety
To view our videos, you need to
install Adobe Flash 9 or above. Install now.
Then come back here and refresh the page.
Many people are unaware that the windshield is the second most important safety device in a car, next to the seat belts.
The windshield deflects the passenger airbag and supports the roof in a rollover wreck, providing structural integrity which can prevent the roof from caving in. With over 11,000,000 windshields being replaced each year, drivers should make sure that they are getting the job done correctly.
Click the video above to learn what questions to ask a body shop when shopping for a new windshield.