Sunstoppers Lake Norman | SC Tinting Laws
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Sun Stoppers of Lake Norman
18700 Statesville Rd #104, Cornelius, NC 28031


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HOW DARK CAN WINDOW TINT BE IN SOUTH CAROLINA?Darkness of tint is measured by Visible Light Transmission percentage (VLT%). In South Carolina, this percentage refers to percentage of visible light allowed in through the combination of film and the window.
Windshield Non-reflective tint is allowed along the top of the windshield above the manufacturer’s AS-1 line.
Front Side Windows Must allow more than 27% of light in.
Back Side Windows Must allow more than 27% of light in.
Rear Window Must allow more than 27% of light in.
HOW REFLECTIVE CAN THE TINT BE IN SOUTH CAROLINA?Similar to sunglass lenses, some tinting film contain metallic elements that help in reflecting incoming light and reducing the glare and heat generated by visible light.
Front Side Windows Must be non-reflective, state law is not specific about what this means.
Back Side Windows Must be non-reflective, state law is not specific about what this means.
OTHER SOUTH CAROLINA RULES AND REGULATIONS
Restricted Colors The tint color(s) of RED AMBER YELLOW are not legal by state law.
Side Mirrors Dual side mirrors are required if back window is tinted.
Certificate Requirements Manufacturers of film need to certify the film they sell in the state. Ask your dealer if they are using ceritified film.
Sticker Requirements The sticker to identify legal tinting is required between the film & glass on each tinted window.
Medical Exemption State allows medical exemptions for special tint. For more details about the specific terms of the exemption, consult your state law.
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