| HOW DARK CAN WINDOW TINT BE IN NEW YORK? |
Darkness of tint is measured by Visible Light Transmission percentage (VLT%). In New York, this percentage refers to percentage of visible light allowed in through the combination of film and the window.
|Windshield||Non-reflective tint is allowed on the top 6 inches of the windshield.|
|Front Side Windows||Must allow more than 70% of light in.|
|Back Side Windows||Must allow more than 70% of light in.|
|Rear Window||Any darkness can be used.|
| HOW REFLECTIVE CAN THE TINT BE IN NEW YORK? |
Similar to sunglass lenses, some tinting film contain metallic elements that help in reflecting incoming light and reducing the glare and heat generated by visible light.
|Front Side Windows||No metallic or mirrored appearance.|
|Back Side Windows||No metallic or mirrored appearance.|
| OTHER NEW YORK 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 & glass on each tinted window.|
|Medical Exemption||State allows medical exemptions for special tint. For more details about the specific terms of the exemption, consult your state law.|