Major changes predicted to rear-view and side-view mirrors

“Research firm IHS Markit predicts side-view and rear-view mirror systems will go increasingly high-tech over the next decade — a trend that could add new severity to collision repairs.

In a Tuesday news release promoting a new report on the topic, IHS Markit projected “major changes” that would include augmenting or replacing the traditional mirrors with cameras and displays.

Based on IHS Markit’s projections, if you’re going to be doing collision repair or auto glass repair eight years from now, you’re going to be dealing with these two trends. (Probably particularly on luxury cars)’” Check out the article here.

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Accoutability when it comes to cracked windshields

“You’ve seen them on trucks as they drive around town, a sign saying “Stay Back, Not responsible for broken windshields.”

But is that true? Does the sign relieve the truck driver, or company, from any responsibility if your windshield breaks from something that falls from their truck?

The simple answer is, false. Just because there’s a sign, it doesn’t let the trucking company off the hook, but it still may not be something you want to pursue.

“So the rock first made contact right here in the bottom of it,” said Jeremy Driscoll.

He’s a pro at fixing chipped, cracked, and broken windshields,” Read more here.

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