A windshield does so much more than just keep the wind out of your face while driving. A windshield provides a number of safety features that you might not even think about. For this reason, it is so important to have a windshield that is completely fixed and in perfect condition. This might mean having rock chips repaired or it may mean having the whole windshield replaced. In order to understand why you will want to repair or replace your windshield so that it is strong, it is necessary to understand the safety features that it provides.