There are several reasons why people prefer cars with tinted windows. Window tinting they help keep cool the temperature inside the vehicle, others just think they add attractiveness to the vehicle, while others state they do it so for a medical necessity.
Benefits of Windows Tinting
In practical terms a tinted glass, refers to the method that helps to prevent certain levels of light passing through the crystals, that is, the windshield, side windows, and a vehicle medallion. This process is done in order prevent ultraviolet (UV) radiation into the car. Many other benefits are also associated with this procedure. These includes: mitigating the extreme heat that promotes high temperatures, creating a visual defensive barrier against crime, optimize the performance of the air conditioner to run more efficiently due to reduced internal heating, gas savings, allowing comfort for the occupants to protect your eyes from sunlight.
While this procedure can be completed at your vehicle supplier factory, which almost always complies with state and federal laws regarding tinted vehicle windows, it can also be done after the vehicle is purchased. In the latter case, you should make sure the workshop or person completing the process is fully aware of the limits established by the law and will respect them, because otherwise you can be subject to a fine.
Each state regulates and defined differently tinting the windows of cars. Most state laws on vehicle window tinting mainly relate to the levels of “light transmission” or “light reflex” that is allowed through the vehicle glass. In other words it is the amount of light that can pass and visibility that gives the glass.
Therefore, if the windows of a vehicle are tinted to a degree such that the amount of light is less than the amount set by state law, then the vehicle does not complies with the state law, and the owner could be required to complete an inspection in his/her vehicle. In other states, vehicles codes contain specific requirements for light transfer in front windshield of the vehicle, when compared with the standards of the side and rear windows of the vehicle.
Some state laws regarding tinted vehicle windows contain exceptions for people (drivers or frequent passengers on a specific vehicle) with a medical condition requiring a limited exposure to the sunlight. Examples of medical conditions that may qualify under these privileges are: lupus, allergic to sunlight, photosensitivity and melanoma.
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