Window Tint Violation

In recent times, there has been an increased number of questions about Georgia window tint law, compliance, and window tint violation tickets. All motor vehicle drivers in the state of Georgia should understand the relevant details about the laws so as to make sure that compliance with window tint law is met.

Applicable Law in the State of Georgia Concerning Window Tint Violation From Yeargan & Kert, LLC

There are several important elements of Georgia law that individuals must understand regarding window tint. These laws include the following applicable provisions. It is against the law to place materials on motor vehicles that reduce light transmission or increase light resistance through windows or windshields to less than 32 percent, plus or minus three percent.  

It is also against the law for any individual to operate a motor vehicle in the state of Georgia which has material and glazing applied or affixed to the front windshield, or which has material and glazing applied or affixed to the rear windshield or the side or door windows to more than twenty percent. These laws, however, introduces several unique definitions that individuals must understand:

Exempted Vehicles from  Window Tint Violation

There are several vehicles to which the window tint laws do not apply. These exceptions include the following groups:

It should be noted that even individuals who qualify for one of these exceptions under applicable Georgia law are never permitted to have window tinting be below 23% light.

Resulting Consequences of a Window Tint Violation: Yeargan & Kert, LLC

If law enforcement stops an individual for violating window tint provisions, an individual can expect to be charged with a misdemeanor and a fine of up to five hundred dollars. As a result of these serious charges, it is often a wise idea to consult with the legal team at Yeargan & Kert, LLC if you are charged with any type of window tint violation. Contact Yeargan & Kert, LLC immediately.