While penalties can vary, you`ll usually get a fee of around $25 and a “fix it” ticket the first time you stop. Basically, this is your first warning that you need to remove the illegal tint. This is the amount of visible light allowed to penetrate through the combination of the window and the applied film. Georgia`s laws on tinted cars were enacted in 2005 and clearly define the maximum percentage of window tint allowed. They are designed so that the driver can enjoy the benefits of automatic tinting while having enough visibility to ensure safe driving. The first question most people ask is, “How dark can your windows be?” The answer is based on a measure called the visible light transmission percentage (VLT%). It`s definitely worth sticking to window tint laws, as fines for non-compliance are severe. Georgian law states: Suffice it to say that if you have or plan to tint the windows of your vehicle and are likely to drive to other states, then you should stick to the strictest of all. This way, you can be sure that you are staying on the right side of the law and that you are not risking a fine or even jail time. You may be wondering how you can be sure that tinting your vehicle`s windows is legal. After all, you don`t want to get into trouble with the law through no fault of your own. Fortunately, it is easy to choose the legal tint of the glass.
Rayno Window Film offers different solutions for tinting windows in the automotive sector. From nano-carbon ceramic glass tint to carbon sheets, there is a tint for every budget and every need. Three excellent options are the Rayno Phantom Series, Rayno MonoCarbon and Rayno Platinum AIR7090. The VLT (Visible Light Transmission) indicates how much light can be let in. We offer different levels of darkness. A vehicle is entitled to a tinted windshield strip along the top six inches of the windshield. There is no requirement for the shadow of the windshield, but it cannot be reflective. You should always install window film that complies with Georgia state regulations. Not only do you run the risk of getting an illegal window film ticket, but it can also be expensive to remove and redo all of your car`s windows. Tinting windows is one of Auto SuperShield`s bread and butter services. We pride ourselves on our expertise and can advise you on the legality of dyeing in any region of the United States, with the Southern states being our specialty.
· On the windows on either side of the driver or at the rear of the vehicle, the light transmission limitation shall not be less than 32 per cent, plus or minus 3 per cent or increase the light reflection by more than 20 per cent. (1) Any person who applies for an exemption from section 40-8-73.1 of the O. C.G.A., which must be protected from direct sunlight for medical reasons, must submit to the Permit Service of the Ministère de la Sécurité publique a request for a limited exemption in the form prescribed and provided by the Ministry. 2. An application shall be accompanied by a written certificate attesting that the applicant requires protection from sunlight for medical reasons. The certificate must contain the specific medical diagnosis requiring such shielding and must be entered on a form to be presented by the department. This certificate must be signed by a person authorized to practise medicine under the O.C.G.A. Chapter 34 of Title 43 or by a person authorized under the O.C.G.A.
to practise optometry. Title 43, Chapter 30. 3. If the applicant is not the owner of the vehicle for which the limited exemption is sought, the application must be signed by both the owner of the vehicle and the ordinary occupant requesting shielding against direct sunlight. Each application must be accompanied by a non-refundable application fee of ten dollars ($10.00), payable as indicated on the application form. (4) Upon receipt of the application and the medical certificate by the Approvals Department of the Department of Public Safety, the Commissioner or the Commissioner`s designate may, at the Commissioner`s discretion, approve and issue a notice of limited exemption for that applicant. This limited exception applies to motor vehicles that are owned by that person or in which that person is an ordinary passenger. The limited exemption from the provisions of article 40-8-73.1 of the C.O.G.A. must not allow a reduction in light transmission through the windscreen or a reduction in light transmission through the driver`s right and left windows to less than 23% plus or minus 3%.
(5) Such a limited exception shall be kept in the vehicle at all times and shall be made by the driver of the vehicle at the request of a police officer within the meaning of subsection 40-1-1(46) of the M.C.O.A. 6. No derogation shall be granted for conditions for which protection from direct sunlight can be adequately ensured by the use of protective eyewear. To view a table of window tint laws for ALL states, click on the PDF here: Current State Law Chart 22/5/17.pdf You can be fined up to $1,000 for illegal tinting and payments. The Code states: “Violations of the law are an administrative offence. He is liable to a fine of up to $1,000 or imprisonment for up to 12 months. First, let`s go over the basics of car window tint. Essentially, window tinting is a process of applying coatings or sheets to glass.
This film offers a number of benefits for drivers and passengers. The advantages of tinting windows include: For commercial vehicles in Georgia, dyeing or dyeing windshields and windows immediately to the right and left of the driver is allowed.