Posts Tagged ‘New York’

How Will These Bills Impact You?

Mar 13th, 2019

Utah and New York have new legislation that, if passed, might impact window film businesses in both states. Both legislatures will consider making changes to current industry laws during this years’ sessions. The newly-introduced bill in Utah, also referred to as H289, was introduced in the House and aims to revise the allowable vehicle window […]

New York Has Another Window Film Bill On The Table

Feb 6th, 2019

The New York Legislature will decide if there will be changes to the current law that affects the industry during this year’s session. It was introduced in the Assembly last week. The newly-introduced bill in New York, also referred to as A3682, would prohibit tinted windows in sport utility vehicles. Currently the law prohibits other […]

New Legislation Shakes Up The Industry

Jan 16th, 2019

The New Year is in full swing and so is legislation that affects the window film industry. There is one bill and one Act that could directly impact you and your company. Mississippi’s new bill, also referred to as HB 135, would increase the window tint inspection fee and require a certain amount of the […]

Lawsuit Alleging Tint as a Factor in Teen’s Death, Ready for Trial

Jan 25th, 2017

The 2015 lawsuit alleging that window tint was a contributing factor in an accident that killed 15-year-old Jenna Daniels in New York State is ready for trial, according to a recently filed court document. The lawsuit was brought forth by Elvia Daniels, the deceased’s mother, against Jason R. Hills, the driver of the vehicle, and […]

Blindsided: N.Y. Inspection Law Takes Tinters by Surprise

Jan 4th, 2017

It’s a new year, and for some tint shop owners across New York State, it’s bringing a lot of change. On November 28, 2016 Governor Cuomo signed a bill into law that states as of January 1, testing the VLT of window tint is now a mandatory part of a vehicle’s annual state inspection test. […]

Have Tools Will Travel

Nov 8th, 2012

I’m beginning to feel like this blog is becoming a travel article as my journeys continue. Since we last linked up I have been to New York, Nigeria and just got back from SEMA in Las Vegas. New York in September … I had secured a contract to a very popular TV show that tapes […]

Tint Shops Rocked By Series of Storms

Nov 8th, 2012

Tint shops in the New York, New Jersey and Connecticut area are trying to stay afloat after the recent hits by Hurricane Sandy and the passing of the nor’easter. Shop owners say they have lost substantial business as a result of the storms. “We were slammed,” says Jeff Croteau, owner of Coastal Window Tinting in […]