Posts Tagged ‘Tint Laws’

Council Rolls Back Window Tinting Requirement

Aug 24th, 2022

One year after the Town of Fort Myers Beach Council instituted a 15% tint requirement for new and replacement windows, council members voted to reverse the tint standard back to 45% on Monday. Click here to read more.

Traffic Stop For ‘Extremely Dark Window Tint’ Leads to Chase, Drugs, Debit Cards

Jul 27th, 2022

This one started with an attempted traffic stop. The reason was an “extremely dark window tint” and the undercover agent was driving an unmarked vehicle. Click here to read more.

Wisconsin Woman Disputes Ticket for Tinted Car Windows

Jun 8th, 2022

Tinted car windows are just part of life for Danielle Humski, a Winneconne resident. “The tint helps me with my light sensitivity issues,” Humski said. Click here to read more.

State Tightens Regulations for Tinted Windshields

May 11th, 2022

New Hampshire will soon have tighter regulations for vehicle windshield tinting after the enactment of a law signed by Gov. Chris Sununu last week. House Bill 1110 raises the required transparency levels for after-market windshield tinting from 35 percent minimum light transmittance to 70 percent, meaning that the windshields must allow twice as much light […]

WHP Cracking Down on Illegal Window Tinting Around Lander, Riverton

Apr 13th, 2022

The Wyoming Highway Patrol shared with County 10 that they have seen an increase in dark windows in the Riverton and Lander areas and have started to pull drivers over. Click here to read more.

New Jersey Introduces Two Tinting Bills

Mar 9th, 2022

The New Jersey legislature has introduced two bills with potential industry implications. NJ A 3472 Sponsored by Republican Ronald S. Dancer, this newly-proposed bill concerns the “Santiago/Ramos/Liu Police Protection Act”; requires certain law enforcement vehicles to have tinted windows. The bill was introduced on March 8, and its statement reads as follows: “This bill, to […]

Association Dives Deeper Into Vehicle Tint Legislation

Oct 2nd, 2019

Vehicle tint laws impact businesses and vehicle owners across the country. This week the International Window Film Association (IWFA) held two webinars explaining the key things you should know about how different types of laws impact the industry. Darrell Smith, IWFA executive director, began the webinar by going over the current federal laws on window […]

It’s Time to Talk About Illegal Tinting

Feb 11th, 2015

This week, I wanted to touch on a topic that has always been a hot-button issue in the industry: illegal film—and whether shops should install it. In an effort to spur conversation, I have boiled this debate down to three primary positions. There are certainly nuanced versions of these positions, but I think these listed […]

Kidnapping Victim Found During Stop for Illegal Tint

Dec 10th, 2014

While there’s much debate as to how states should regulate vehicle tint laws, it’s tough to argue with the results of a particular traffic stop in Twiggs County, Ga. Because of a traffic stop for illegal tint, a 13-year-old girl was rescued from her alleged kidnapper. According to the police report, Corporal Jeremy Johnson of […]