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Vehicle Windscreens

Volume 22: debated on Thursday 22 April 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Transport if he will make the fitting of laminated windscreens to all motor vehicles compulsory.

There is, at present, insufficient evidence of decisive road safety advantages to justify compulsory fitting of laminated glass for windscreens. Whilst the use of laminated windscreens is increasing, the views of researchers, manufacturers and users on its advantages are divided. We shall continue to keep this matter under review.