Florida tint laws

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Florida tint laws | The Florida window tint law is a bit different than the other states. State says car windows cannot be tinted more than 30% from top to bottom. Florida does not have any rules for how dark your windows can be. Other states have laws that say if you are driving with an illegal window, or non-approved glass, you will have to pay a fine or it could mean court time.

Florida tint laws

Florida does not like being too strict about their tint law either though they do want to make sure motorists are safe. The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) wants drivers in Florida to see well out of their vehicles and making the cars safer because of it.

If you are pulled over by an officer in Florida for having illegal glass installed on your car, you could receive a non-criminal traffic citation carrying a fine of up to $150 for driving an unapproved vehicle. This means that if your car was made originally with approved glass and then you went ahead and had some

 

Tint Darkness for Sedans (Car)

  • Windshield: Non-reflective tint is allowed above the manufacturer’s AS-1 line
  • Front Side windows: Must allow more than 28% of light in.
  • Back Side windows: Must allow more than 15% of light in.
  • Rear Window: Must allow more than 15% of light in.

Tint Darkness for Sports vehicles SUV and Van

  • Windshield: Non-reflective tint is allowed above the manufacturer’s AS-1 line.
  • Front Side windows: Must allow more than 28% of light in.
  • Back Side windows: Must allow more than 6% of light in.
  • Rear Window: Must allow more than 6% of light in.

Window tint reflection law in Florida

“Florida window tint law is very specific about the types of films that may be used on windows. Winter Tint, which is the darkest film allowed, can only be applied to the rear side windows. Any other film cannot exceed 30% VLT (Visual Light Transmission) for non-reflective films and 35% VLT for reflective films. So you can do all your front windows in dark 15% (illegal in most states), but you might get pulled over if it looks too dark – Officer’s opinion trumps science every time! we explained with details Florida tint laws.

Tint reflection for Sedans (Car)

  • Front Side windows: Must not be more than 25% reflective.
  • Back Side windows: Must not be more than 35% reflective.

Tint reflection for Sports vehicles SUV and Van

 

  • Front Side windows: Must not be more than 25% reflective.
  • Back Side windows: Must not be more than 35% reflective.

 

 

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