Most people think window tinting the windshield of being too dark which can reduce visibility. LLumar window film technology has made it possible to have an almost clear film that reduces more heat than the darker films and improves day and night time visibility. It’s called Air Blue 80 and will reduce the heat coming through the front which means cutting down on 25% more of the heat coming into your car that only tinting the sides and the back don’t cover
So can you tint your windshield legally? The answer is yes, but you have to have a medical exception.
To get a medical exemption you must have some sort of a eye or skin condition then you have to see your doctor and get him to write you a medical note or prescription for window tint. Next you take that note to the DMV or department of motor vehicles and apply for the exception. The cost to apply is around 5 dollars and they will add it to your drivers license and you will be legal.
HOW DARK CAN WINDOW TINT BE IN FLORIDA?
Darkness of tint is measured by Visible Light Transmission percentage (VLT%). In Florida, 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 28% of light in.
Back Side Windows – Windows Must allow more than 15% of light in.
Rear Window – Window Must allow more than 15% of light in
HOW REFLECTIVE CAN THE TINT BE IN FLORIDA?
Similar to sun glass 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 not be more than 25% reflective.
Back Side Windows – Must not be more than 25% reflective.
Medical Exemption – State allows medical exemptions for special tint. For more details about the specific terms of the exemption, consult your state law.