It is essential to tint your vehicle’s windows in Florida. Depending on the tinting film you choose for your car, truck, van, or SUV, one installation can reject more than 60% of the heat and 99% of the harmful UV rays that come from the sun each day.
Although Florida is one of the more lenient states for tint percentages, you must qualify for a medical exemption to exceed the current legal standards.
Without a doctor’s order, you’ll need to comply with the following rules.
1. VLT Percentage
This rating measures the sunlight passing through the window tint into the vehicle. The current laws in Florida require at least 28% light to pass through the front side windows, while 15% comes from the rear side. If you own a multi-passenger vehicle, the back windows can be at 6%.
2. Reflective Tint
If you prefer reflective elements with your window tint installation, the state lets you install a product with a 25% rating. The back windows shouldn’t be more than 35%.
3. Windshield Tint
You’re not allowed to tint your windshield to a darker tone. You can use a non-reflective tint above the manufacturer’s AS-1 line.
Florida doesn’t allow any alternative tint colors (amber, blue, etc.). The law also requires all vehicles to have dual side mirrors if the back window receives a tint upgrade.
It is up to you to know that the tint is legal for your vehicle. If you have any questions about installing window films for your car, please feel free to reach out today!