If your thinking about purchasing a new vehicle or recently made a purchase, one thing to consider is preventing stone chips on the front portion of your vehicle.
A great solution is Paint Protection Film (PPF), which is a durable, see-through film applied to a variety of spots on your vehicle: bumper, hood, fenders, mirrors, pillars, etc.
Typically, a computer program and plotter machine will cut the PPF based on a pattern specific to your vehicle's make, model, year and trim level.
The adjacent pictures is of a standard five piece (partial hood, fender, mirrors) PPF install on a Lexus SUV.
Along with stone chip prevention, your paint covered by PPF is also protected against scratching & staining. Below is a brief video demonstrating PPF install on a pillar of a Toyota FJ Cruiser.