At Window Tinting Brooklyn in Brooklyn, NY, we are often asked this question. If you are considering having the windows on a car tinted, we hope you’ll allow our qualified, professionals to do the work for you. When you come to our tint shop in Brooklyn, we will show you all the tint shades that we offer, including the legal tint shades. We are capable of handling everything right here, at Window Tinting Brooklyn, whether it is applying window tint to your car or removing old tint. We also offer both residential tinting and commercial tinting services. Entrust all of your tinting needs to our experienced and certified window film installers.
Car Window Tinting Laws
The window tinting laws that apply in New York were created in 1991 and updated in 2017. In this article, we are giving consumers the information that they need before having their car or truck windows tinted in the state of New York. This information includes how dark and how reflective the tint can be. In addition to these aspects of tinting, we offer additional tinting rules and regulations that apply to drivers with their vehicles registered in the state of New York.
How Dark Can My Tint Be?
Visible Light Transmission (VLT) is the amount of visible light that is allowed to come through your vehicle windows. The percentage of light that can come through the film or glass is very specific in New York and varies depending on the type of vehicle it is.
The Legal % of Tint for Sedans, SUV's, and Vans:
Exemptions to New York State Window Tint Laws:
Starting December 2017, if you have a medical condition that requires you to limit the exposure of light you receive, you can get your vehicle tinted in any shade level of tint. To get this exemption you have to be diagnosed by a medical physician with any of the following medical conditions:
Is Reflective Window Tint Allowed For Vehicles?
A vehicle's window tint can reflect incoming light and minimize the glare and amount of heat. New York window tint law allows for a certain amount of window reflection when tint is installed. This should be paid strict attention to. Both the front and rear windshield, as well as the front and back driver and passenger side windows are prohibited to have a mirrored or metallic appearance. Our premium car tint already blocks a certain percentage of glare, heat, and ultra-violet rays.