Broken or Shattered Windshield
Unfortunately, a broken or shattered windshield is not just a nuisance; it is also detrimental to the
overall driving practices of the individual operating the vehicle since the glass through which the
individual would otherwise be looking is damaged. This can make it more difficult for the person to
drive, if not impossible. A broken windshield can be caused by a bird flying into the window, a rock or
other piece of debris flying into the glass or from a car accident. Since some of these instances seem
covered and others may not, many people are left with the troubling question of whether or not their
specific broken windshield is covered under their auto insurance policy and their deductible. In general,
this will vary from person to person depending on their individual insurance company and the amount
of their deductibles. However, there are some specifics to look for in such an event.
If you were in a car accident that was not your fault and the windshield was damaged, the windshield
will be covered by the insurance of the other person. There would be no need for the money to come
out of your auto policy deductible if the crash was not your fault. Unfortunately, if the other driver does
not have insurance the cost of repairs may need to come out of your deductible, if that is possible.
While the United States requires that individuals have insurance on their vehicles before they are driven
on the road, many people will ignore this law, which unfortunately has happened with almost any other
law that has been put into place in this country. Sometimes there are people who just do not want to
follow the law.
In general, regardless of the situation being the individual's fault or not, windshield damage will be
covered by your auto policy if you have full coverage. Full coverage means that the individual has
liability and comprehensive auto insurance. This also means that insurance coverage will pay for
problems whether the situation resulting in the br