Is a chipped windscreen an MoT failure?

My windscreen has a star-shaped stone chip, 2cm diameter, at driver's eye level immediately in front of me. Would this constitute a fail in the MoT, due next week?

Asked on 14 June 2022 by Tony Larvin

Answered by David Ross
Any windscreen damage larger than 10mm will mean an MoT fail if it's in the drivers line of vision so it sounds as if you will need a chip repair or possibly replacement depending on the kind of chip. Your best bet is to speak to Autoglass. It's also worth checking your insurance to see if you have windscreen cover.
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