If you are like most drivers, you don’t think about your vehicle’s windshield often. This is especially true as long as it isn’t cracked and it is doing its job. Chances are, you only look at your windshield like a sheet of glass that protects you from the elements while you are driving. However, there is much more to a windshield than that. In this article, we will share some interesting windshield facts that you may not know about. Click through to read more.
When horseless carriages first came on the scene in the late 1800s, none had a windshield to protect the occupants. In fact, the first autos were largely open vehicles. Sometimes, these autos had canopies to partially shield occupants from the elements. It didn’t take long, however, for drivers and passengers to realize that they needed protection from the wind while traveling down roads at speeds higher than the normal pace of horses. In this article, we will cover some of the highlights that helped develop the windshield as a primary safety feature that you can see in today’s modern day vehicles. Click through to read more.