The AGSC Logo is One of the Most Important Safety Signs You’ll Ever See.
Whenever you need the glass in your car replaced, you’ll want to look for this sign.
It means that the auto glass company replacing your glass is registered with the Auto Glass Safety Council (AGSC). AGSC-registered companies have made a commitment to install auto glass in accordance with the Automotive Glass Replacement Safety Standard, the world’s only standard for proper auto glass installation, and participate in a third-party audit program that verifies that they are installing your windshield in accordance with the industry’s only safety standard.
Your windshield does much more than just protect you from weather and insects. Your windshield also acts as a safety shield for the passengers in the vehicle itself. Your windshield and side window glass are part of your vehicle’s passenger restraint system and must be installed properly in order for airbags to deploy safely and effectively. The windshield also aids in occupant retention, keeping passengers in the car in the case of an accident. So make sure you choose a company that is registered with AGSC for any of your auto glass replacement needs. Look for this logo at quality glass shops, or visit our website at www.safewindshields.org. Your windshield is a safety shield. Make sure it is replaced by a company that has a commitment to safety.
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The Auto Glass Safety Council (AGSC) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the safe replacement of auto glass. AGSC was founded and is supported by companies in the auto glass replacement industry that keep safe installation as their primary goal.
AGSC is an accredited American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standards development organization. It has developed the North America’s only auto glass replacement standard, the AGRSS® standard (ANSI/AGRSS® 002-2002 Automotive Glass Replacement Safety Standard). The AGRSS® Standard addresses procedures, education and product performance.
About Unsafe Auto Glass Installations
“Improperly installed windshields are a much bigger safety issue than most people think. It is important that we get the word out to consumers that they need to ask a lot of questions to make sure their car’s windshield is replaced properly. Choosing an auto glass company that has registered with the Auto Glass Safety Council is the safest place to start. When my sister Jeanne died due to an improperly replaced windshield, my family learned the hard way that auto glass replacement companies are not all the same. Jeanne’s passing made it painfully clear to us that a properly installed windshield is a critical component to surviving a vehicle roll over or air bag deployment. When you think about it, glass is life as it relates to proper auto glass installation. I encourage all consumers to demand Auto Glass Safety Council registration from the auto glass companies they choose to repair their vehicles’ glass. Many auto glass companies do not think Auto Glass Safety Council registration and compliance with the Auto Glass Replacement Safety Standard matters to most consumers. Please add your voice and join me in making sure all auto glass shops know that every customer’s safety should be their number-one priority.” —Jon Fransway, insurance agent and advocate for safe auto glass installation