Kentucky Tint Law

Kentucky Tint Law Enacted: 1994

We have made every effort to provide you with accurate and up to date information regarding Kentucky window tint law. Please refer to you local authority for current Kentucky window tint law enforcement policies, including rules and regulations, as the final authority on Kentucky window tint law in your area.

Kentucky Tint Law

The darkness of tint is measured by (VLT%) Visible Light Transmission percentage. In Kentucky window tint law, this percentage refers to percentage of visible light allowed to pass through the combination of film and the factory tint of the window. Here is what is allowed in Kentucky window tint law:

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Windshield Non-reflective tint is allowed along the top of the windshield above the manufacturer’s AS-1 line.
Front Side Windows Must allow more than a total of 35% light in. Transmission through glass.
Back Side Windows Must allow more than a total of 18% light in. Transmission through glass.
Rear Window Must allow more than a total of 18% light in. Transmission through glass.

HOW REFLECTIVE CAN THE TINT BE ON AUTO WINDOWS ACCORDING TO KENTUCKY WINDOW TINT LAW?

Tinting film can contain metallic elements (silver mirror look) that help to reflect incoming light and reject the glare and heat generated by visible light.

Front Side Windows Must not be more than a total of 25% reflective. Silver mirror look.
Back Side Windows Must not be more than a total of 25% reflective. Silver mirror look.

OTHER KENTUCKY WINDOW TINT LAW RULES AND REGULATIONS

Restricted Colors No colors of tint are explicitly banned.
Side Mirrors No restrictions.
Certificate Requirements Manufacturers of film need to certify the film they sell in the state. Ask your dealer if they are using certified film.
Sticker Requirements The sticker to identify legal tinting is required on the inside of the driver’s side doorjamb.
Medical Exemption Kentucky law does NOT allow medical exemptions for special tint use.

These are the current Kentucky Window Tint Laws. Find Window Tint Laws for other states by clicking here.

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