Tinted Windows Law

Georgia

Georgia Window Tinting Laws

Car window tinting laws in Georgia were enacted in 2005. We have provided all the necessary information about your car's window tint, including how dark or reflective the tint is allowed in your state. There are also additional car window tinting rules and regulations in Georgia so make sure you read all about it below.
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Window tint darkness in Georgia

The percent of visible light allowed through your car windows is called VLT: Visible Light Transmission. The percentage of light allowed through your film and glass in Georgia is very specific and different for sedan cars and SUV cars or vans.

Tint darkness for sedans:

  • Windshield: Non-reflective tint is allowed on the top 6 inches of the windshield.
  • Front Side windows: Must allow more than 32% of light in.
  • Back Side windows: Must allow more than 32% of light in.
  • Rear Window: Must allow more than 32% of light in.

Tint darkness for SUV and vans:

  • Windshield: Non-reflective tint is allowed on the top 6 inches of the windshield.
  • Front Side windows: Must allow more than 32% of light in.
  • Back Side windows: Any darkness can be used.
  • Rear Window: Any darkness can be used.

Window tint reflection in Georgia

Window tint can reflect incoming light and reduce glare and heat. Georgia window tint law permits a certain window reflection when using a tint so make sure you pay attention to this as well.

Tint reflection for sedans:

  • Front Side windows: Must not be more than 20% reflective.
  • Back Side windows: Must not be more than 20% reflective.

Tint reflection for SUV and vans:

  • Front Side windows: Must not be more than 20% reflective.
  • Back Side windows: Must not be more than 20% reflective.

Other Georgia window tint rules and regulations:

Georgia does have several other important laws, rules and regulations pertaining to window tinting. They include the following:

  • Side Mirrors: No restrictions.
  • Restricted Colors: The tint colors of RED and AMBER are not legal by state law.
  • Tint Variance: State laws allow 3% light transmission tolerance.
  • Certificates: Manufacturers of film need to certify the film they sell in the state. Make sure your dealer is using certified film.
  • Stickers: The sticker to identify legal tinting is required on the windshield.
  • Medical Exceptions: Georgia allows medical exemptions for special tint.

Keep in mind that Georgia tinting laws and regulations may be interpreted differently in your county or place of residence. We always recommend double-checking our information with your local DMV or law enforcement authorities.


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