Pennsylvania Tint Law Enacted: 1999
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Pennsylvania Tint Law
The darkness of tint is measured by (VLT%) Visible Light Transmission percentage. In Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania window tint law:
|Windshield||Window tint is NOT allowed on the windshield.|
|Front Side Windows||Must allow more than a total of 70% light in. Transmission through glass.|
|Back Side Windows||Must allow more than a total of 70% light in. Transmission through glass.|
|Rear Window||Must allow more than a total of 70% light in. Transmission through glass.|
HOW REFLECTIVE CAN THE TINT BE ON AUTO WINDOWS ACCORDING TO PENNSYLVANIA 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||Not regulated by state law.|
|Back Side Windows||Not regulated by state law.|
OTHER PENNSYLVANIA WINDOW TINT LAW RULES AND REGULATIONS
|Restricted Colors||No colors of tint are explicitly banned.|
|Side Mirrors||Dual side mirrors are required if back window is tinted.|
|Certificate Requirements||Manufacturers of film do NOT need to certify the film they sell in the state.|
|Sticker Requirements||The sticker to identify legal tinting is required between the film and glass on the rear side window.|
|Medical Exemption||Pennsylvania allows medical exemptions for special tint. For more details about the specific terms of the exemption for window tinting, consult your state law.|
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