How to Break a Car Window With a Screwdriver

January 29, 2024

Car windows are designed to be difficult to break and shatter into smaller pieces that are safer than large shards. Using a screwdriver to break a car window is not easy and can be dangerous if you are not careful. This article will show you a few different ways that you can use a screwdriver to break a window quickly and easily in an emergency situation.

1. Start by wedging the flat end of the screwdriver between two pieces of rubber that surround the area where you want to enter the car. This will prevent the glass from cracking all the way through and make less noise. 2. Next, hold the screwdriver with one hand and hit it repeatedly against a hard surface such as a rock or a hammer with the other hand until an opening is created that is large enough for entry. This method is more dangerous and time consuming than the first but can be effective if done correctly.

3. You can also try using a center punch to break the window. These are often used by auto mechanics to mark the center of a hole when drilling and have a pointed end that can be used to break the car window. Just be careful not to accidentally cut yourself and wear gloves if possible.

4. If neither of these methods work you can try using a safety hammer. This is a tool that looks similar to a screwdriver but has an extra spring inside that can provide a tremendous amount of force to the glass when you push on it. This is one of the best and most efficient ways to break a car window.

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