Posts by Category : Car Tint

Window film is universally recognized as an amazing energy efficiency tool. It has also been recommended as a way of blocking dangerous ultraviolet light from beaming onto an unsuspecting person. Given those positive statements, it seems rather confusing that there are laws restricting the use of window film. With all of its benefits, why are there any limitations?

There apparently is no problem at all with the window film on the glass of residential homes or office buildings. The problem seems

It is a tough business world and companies have to compete for the attention of the consuming public. This can result in an awful lot of money spent on media advertisements and promotions to draw the eye. A small business may not have an awful lot of capital to spend on television exposure but that doesn’t mean it can’t get notice. A way to broadcast corporate logos is to use window film.

This can be a very good marketing device.

Honest people truly enjoy the privacy that tinted car windows can provide but so do criminals. It is sad to note, but stuff that should be as harmless darkened windowpanes have become a concern for law enforcement officials. This is because the privacy afforded by the tinted glass can hide some very serious criminal dealings. The problem has grown to the point where in foreign countries, notably India; major restrictions are being placed on the use of window film on

The car directly ahead of you has just committed a traffic violation. It’s dark out and the city’s countless lights are at battle with one another in your visual landscape and the recent rain left reflective puddles all over the street. You notice that all of the windows on the car in question are darkly tinted. You can’t even make out clearly how many passengers are in the car.

You activate your overhead lights and the driver pulls over immediately, barely

As reported before by TintCenter and many other health blogs and news sites, considerable sun damage is a real danger to commuters. Often times people are stuck in traffic jams during commutes, and a quick 25 mile commute turns into an hour long trip, your sun exposure inside the car is for the entire hour.

Gizmodo published an article an photo of skin damage to a truck driver that clearly demonstrates the long term health risk. Aside from the big

Castro Valley, CA — (SBWIRE) — 05/21/2012 – As a leading online resource for the window tinting industry, strives to keep consumers abreast of laws regarding auto window tinting across the U.S. As such, they decided it was important to address new regulations taking hold in India as a reminder of what could happen here.

The issue in India relates to a case brought before that country’s Supreme Court regarding the possibility of illegal activity taking place inside

Channel 8 news in Las Vegas, where temperatures regularly soar into the hundreds, presented some tips to viewers on sun protection and cost savings for the summer.  Unsurprisingly, window film appears prominently in the segment with many endorsements for the product from multiple angles.  It is nice to see journalism uncovering gems like window film products to their viewer base!


As the new Indian Car Tint Law comes to effect across the giant nation of India, the implementation of the law seems to be gradual.  There are reports of waiving initial fines, post-poning the start day of the law, as well as other mitigating options to give time to the local law enforcement to enforce on the new law.

To those that recognize and enjoy the benefits of window tint, there some online reactions are quite negative against the proposed

The Supreme Court of India has declared all aftermarket Indian car tint to be illegal even if it complies with the 70% front and rear windshield as well as 50% side window VLT requirements.

The Supreme Court judgment said, “The directions contained in this judgment shall become operative and enforceable with effect from 4th May, 2012.” The court has ruled that traffic police “shall also remove the black films from the offending vehicles.” “In accordance to the apex court’s order,

A Canadian paralegal gives advice to a driver who has been recently ticketed for illegal tint.  Although TintCenter site doesn’t cover tint laws for countries other than the United States, we are interested to see the national opinion and laws concerning window tint adapt and evolve on a global level.

Section 73 of the Highway Traffic Act states:

Colour coating obstructing view prohibited

(2) No person shall drive a motor vehicle upon a highway where the surface of the windshield or of