The Automotive Glass Replacement Safety Standard (the AGRSS Standard ™)—sets out the procedures to be followed for the proper replacement of auto glass. This auto glass safety standard is developed and maintained by the Auto Glass Safety Council (AGSC). The current auto glass Standard is ANSI/AGSC/AGRSS 003-2015. A copy can be purchased for $29 through the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).
The Repair of Laminated Auto Glass (the ROLAGS Standard™)-defines the conditions under which auto glass can and cannot be repaired (the break in the glass remediated) and when it must be replaced (the glass removed and new glass put in). This auto glass safety standard called ANSI/NWRA/ROLAGS 001-2014 is developed and maintained by the National Windshield Repair Association (NWRA) and can be viewed online.
There are a number of Federal car safety standards issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to implement laws from Congress that also come into play in the aftermarket repair and replacement of auto glass. Though these car safety standards were developed for new cars, they have implications in the repair and replacement of auto glass as well. They are: