We regularly carry out work for franchised main dealers.

Windscreen Replacement

Can a cracked windscreen be against the law?

The problem with having a cracked windscreen is that, unless visibility is reduced considerably, the temptation may be to delay a repair or replacement until a later date. However, driving with a cracked windscreen may mean you are committing a motoring offence and, even if this isn’t the case, you are limiting your visibility and by doing this will be putting you and your passengers at risk. If you’re driving with a cracked windscreen and you have an accident, you could be charged with a more serious driving offence. The accident could be your responsibility because you were driving with a damaged windscreen.

Can a cracked or chipped windscreen fail an MOT?

If you have incurred a chip or crack to your vehicle’s windscreen, then yes, this can fail your vehicles next MOT. If the damage to the screen is above 40mm anywhere on your windscreen then this will fail your MOT, you will need to have this repaired or even replaced before your next MOT, even if you have a chip or crack around 10mm in certain zones this may also fail the MOT. (zones as below).

How easy will it be to fit a new windscreen?

Having to replace our car windscreens can be so inconvenient, especially if you’re one of those who has to use their car a lot of the time. But, when having them replaced, you should only consider a company who will provide you with these 4 important points >>>

1.       Provide a fast and efficient glass replacement service

2.       Give great attention to detail

3.       Use the highest quality products

4.       Offer sensible prices which won’t break the bank.

Advanced Autoglazing can provide you with all these! Our team are fully qualified, properly trained and qualified in installing windscreens. All our staff have a minimum of 20 years’ experience and we are also ATA accredited.

All our windscreen replacements and chip repairs are carried in-house at our depot in Colchester, with prices starting from as little £40, along with our industry, qualified experts we believe we offer one of the best services in Colchester and surrounding areas.

What are you waiting for? Done fail your next MOT, don’t put you and your passengers at risk and pick up the phone and call us today for a quick quote!

Windscreen Replacement, Chip Repair and Window Tinting Specialists


Automotive Technician Accreditation logoOur technicians are Automotive Technician Accreditation (ATA) registered, tested and regulated and and GQA Qualified.


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21 Davey Close

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