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Drivers and Vehicles, Part 3: Window Tint [Infographic]

September 13, 2016

This is the third piece in a series of infographics explaining the laws related to drivers and vehicles.

In the first and second pieces of this infographic series, we discussed the one-time processes and regular renewals that drivers need to pay attention to. Now, we’ll take a look at one area of particular interest to visitors of Georgia.gov — Window Tint Laws.

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Window Tint

The Department of Public Safety regulates the amount of tint you can have on your windows. Typically, your front windshield can only be tinted up to 32% in the top 6 inches, but the rest of the windshield cannot have any tint. The rear windshield and windows can have up to 32% tint and 20% light reflectance.

The amounts allowed may be changed for medical reasons. For a medical exemption to the window tint restrictions, send an application, doctor’s note and processing fee to the Department of Public Safety.

Commercial and government vehicles have altered specifications which you can find in the Official Code of Georgia.

This brings us to the end of our series on driver and vehicle laws. Feel free to look back through the previous posts to make sure you didn’t miss anything. Drive safely!

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Rachel Hart

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Rachel Hart is the User Experience Designer for Digital Services Georgia. On Georgia.gov, she makes government material approachable with writing, infographics, videos, and other imagery.

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