Title 32 of the Alabama Code, Chapter 5C: Tinting Of Windows and Medical Exceptions Rep. Connie Rowe, R-Jasper, a former police chief, supported the legislation. She said the goal is to protect the privacy of current and former law enforcement officers and their families. She said they might have darker window hues to make them less identifiable or recognizable, while still being out of service for people they met at work in dangerous or tense cases. Title 32, Motor Vehicles and Transport, Chapter 5C: Medical Exemptions (32-5C-4): You can apply for an exemption from this chapter for certain diseases. Certification must be done by your doctor. The exemption may be granted with conditions and restrictions prescribed by the Ministry of Public Security. Compliance Stickers (32-5C-6): All new shades and vehicles with an existing shade that meet the standards must have a visible compliance sticker or label. These stickers/labels must be affixed by a dye dealer. No one may install on the windshield or windows any material that violates standard 32-5C-2. If an officer has reason to believe that you have broken any of the window tint laws, there is a chance that this will happen. Window tint can add appeal to your car, meet your medical needs, and potentially increase the resale value of your car. The darkness of the hue is measured by the percentage (VLT%) of visible light transmission.
In Alabama`s Window Dyeing Act, this percentage refers to the percentage of visible light that is allowed to pass through the combination of film and the factory tint of the window. Alabama police officers will soon be allowed to tint the windows of their personal vehicles darker than anyone in the state is allowed to do. A window tint of 75% allows much more light to pass through than, for example, a window shade of 10%, which only lets in up to 10% of the light. Before you consider tinting your windows, you should carefully follow Alabama`s laws on window dyeing. Yes, you can get crushed in Alabama because of the tint of the windows. All window tint colors are legal in Alabama, so you don`t have to worry if you`ve chosen a special color for your vehicle`s glass tint. The tint of windows in Alabama is legal as long as the dark limit does not exceed 32. However, you can use any tint of glass in the rear and rear windows of a multi-purpose vehicle. However, if you want to get a dark window shade, you`ll need to get approval from the Alabama Department of Public Safety. You`ll need a certified sticker between the sheet and the glass on each tinted pane to prove that your tint meets the legal requirements for dyeing.
However, you should keep in mind that applying window tints itself is a time-consuming process. We have made every effort to provide you with accurate and up-to-date information about disc dyeing laws in Alabama. Please contact your local authority for current guidelines for the application of dark shade in Alabama, including rules and regulations, as the final authority for the Alabama Window Tint Act in your area. Coloring a car without a license in Alabama is a misdemeanor and carries a maximum sentence of 10 days in jail and a $100 fine. A first conviction for dyeing without a licence may also result in the suspension of a driver`s licence. Here`s what`s allowed in the Alabama Window Tinting Act: We recommend hiring a professional to install your window tint, but if you`re opting for a DIY project, make sure you choose the right tools and follow the guidelines carefully. Under current Alabama law, tinting of windows on windshields is not allowed and limits the darkness of the tint of side windows and rear windshields. Violations may be punishable by a fine. 2006 Alabama Code – Section 32-5C-3 – Exceptions. The provisions of Article 32-5C-2 do not apply to the following (1) adjustable sun visors mounted in front of the side windows and not attached to the glass.
(2) Signs, stickers or other objects displayed in a seven-inch square in the lower corner of the front or rear windshield. (3) Directional, destination or bend signs on a common passenger vehicle, provided that the signs do not impair the driver`s unobstructed vision when approaching traffic. (4) Any transparent element that is neither red nor orange and that is placed on the first six inches of the windscreen. (5) Any federal, state, or local stickers or certificates that must be affixed to a windshield or window. (6) Any other vehicle whose windows or windshields have been tinted or darkened prior to factory delivery or that are authorized by federal laws or regulations. 7. Any motor vehicle not registered in that State. 2006 Alabama Code – Section 32-5C-6 – Display of Labels Indicating Compliance; Prohibition of the installation of non-compliant equipment. Any motor vehicle in which materials and glazing are mounted or affixed to the windows or rear windscreen of a vehicle, the material and glazing of which have reduced the transmission of light through the glass or windscreen or increased the reflection of light from the window or windscreen, shall affix a label visible from the outside indicating that the windows and windscreen comply with the requirements for the transmission of light. and the reflection of light in accordance with Article 32-5C-2. No person shall attach to the windscreen or windows of a motor vehicle any material the installation of which would result in a reduction in the transmission of light or an increase in the reflection of light in contravention of Article 32-5C-2.
2006 Alabama Code – Section 32-5C-7 – Penalties.