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Safety for Back to School

Yellow School Buses! Day Care Vans! Family Cars! More Traffic! More Congestion! Back to School Safety is our #1 Concern!

Go Slow! You are sharing the road with bike riders and walkers not to mention more vehicles – buses and cars. If carpooling is an option, do it – as it lessens the number of cars on the road.

Give yourself a few extra minutes! Even if you don’t have any children at school, you need to have patience going to and from work now especially in school zones.

School Drop Off and Pick Up Rules – Follow the school rules especially as stated for drop off and pick up. Don’t double park as it blocks visibility for other children and vehicles. Another hazard is parking across the street from the school and dropping off or picking up children.

Walkers and bike riders –Tragedy can also occur when school zone speed limits are not respected common cause of collision is a driver turning left in front of a cyclist.

School Buses – It is illegal in all 50 states to pass a school bus that is stopped to load or unload children. If the yellow or red lights are flashing, traffic must stop – not an option. Accidents occur when a motorist illegally passes a stopped school bus.

Be Alert – As a driver, you need to be alert and take it slow. Children can be unpredictable. Be extra alert in school zones and residential neighborhoods.

School safety is #1 as the children go back to school. Make it a safe year.

 

 

 

 

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Benefits of Mobile Auto Glass Repair

In-shop Repair or Mobile Repair? Most customers choose mobile windshield repair. Why?

It’s convenient – Your day does not have to be disrupted. You can go on with your work plans. With Mobile Windshield repair, we come to you.

Your safety is our #1 concern – If your windshield has a major damage, you should not be driving. Otherwise, you will be putting yourself at risk. What if the entire windshield shatters? This could lead your car roof collapse and the safety of your passengers could be at risk. Calling professional auto glass repair shops like LP Auto Glass Orlando for a mobile windshield repair is safer for you. Without putting yourself in danger, you will get your windshield repaired.

Doesn’t waste your valuable time – You may not have time to wait in the shop. We know you are busy. By calling for a mobile windshield repair service, you can save plenty of time. You can call from your job so that you can keep doing your work without wasting time. Or you can call from home while taking care of your children. You can even call from the side of the road if it is necessary. Why waste time when you could be doing something fun and still get your auto glass fixed?

It’s Free – LP Auto Glass Orlando’s mobile auto glass repair service does not cost you extra. Coming to you is on us. Our goal is to keep you and your car safe on the road by fixing your windshield. We will meet our goal and promise.

A mobile windshield repair with LP Auto Glass Orlando is your best, safest, and most affordable option. Plus, you cannot beat the reliable service.

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Never Leave Kids or Pets in a Hot Car

Here in Florida, the temperature goes from hot to hotter especially in the summer months. While leaving a child in a car is not always unlawful*, leaving a child or pet in a hot car can be deadly.

Even at 70 degrees on a sunny day, after a half hour, the temperature inside a car is 104 degrees. After an hour, it can reach 113 degrees. When temperatures outside range from 80 degrees to 100 degrees, the temperature inside a car parked in direct sunlight can quickly climb to between 130 to 172.

While walking through the parking lot, you see a child or pet in a hot car. You are appalled and want to help. What should you do? Break a window? In March 2016, Governor Scott signed into State Law House Bill 131, which “creates immunity from civil liability for property damage that may occur when an individual attempts to rescue a minor, elderly or disabled adult, or domestic animal from a motor vehicle.”

But you just can’t start swinging a hammer. The rescuer must have reasonable belief that the person or pet inside is in imminent danger of death or injury. To get immunity, you have to try other options first. Call 911 and stay with the vehicle in question until law enforcement arrives. Take the advice of the 911 dispatcher while waiting. Check to see if the car in unlocked. If it is, open the door to let some “cooler” air flow inside.

While you are perfectly justified to call 911 to save a life, acting on your own can be risky. For instance, the car’s owner can arrive before authorities do. There can be an angry confrontation especially if there are broken windows. Some people don’t like others minding their business. The best thing to do is step aside, jot down the license number and make of car and let law enforcement take it from there.

The Good News is that you can be a Good Samaritan without penalty to you if you are acting in good faith.

* Florida Statute 316.6135 A parent, legal guardian, or any other person responsible for a child, younger than 6 years of age, may not leave the child unattended or unsupervised in a motor vehicle, for a period in excess of 15 minutes. Other conditions apply.

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4 Steps to Preventing a Car Windshield Replacement

When you have a minor windshield damage, the best way to prevent it from it from leading to a car windshield replacement is to get it repaired. Despite this, many drivers make mistakes that end up costing them more. And a car windshield replacement can be costly. So, in order to prevent this from happening, follow these four crucial steps: Continue reading

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4 Mistakes to Avoid After a Car Glass Repair

If you recently repaired a damaged windshield, there are a few things you should be doing. Some of those things include regularly maintaining the windshield and windows. There are also certain products you must use, such as windshield cleaners. However, sometimes drivers neglect maintaining their windshield after a car glass repair. Below are four mistakes to avoid: Continue reading