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effects of motor vehicle window tinting on traffic safety and enforcement

effects of motor vehicle window tinting on traffic safety and enforcement

final report : a report to the Governor and General Assembly in response to Senate Joint Resolution 293, 1993 Session

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Published by Virginia Transportation Research Council in Charlottesville .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Virginia.
    • Subjects:
    • Automobiles -- Windows and windshields -- Evaluation.,
    • Automobiles -- Windows and windshields -- Law and legislation -- Virginia.,
    • Traffic accidents -- Virginia.,
    • Traffic violations -- Virginia.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDennis R. Proffitt ... [et al.]
      SeriesVTRC ;, 94-R14, VTRC (Series) ;, 94-R14.
      ContributionsProffitt, Dennis R., Virginia Transportation Research Council.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTL275 .E317 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 51 p. ;
      Number of Pages51
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1240219M
      LC Control Number94621803
      OCLC/WorldCa30206614

        Rear: There’s no restriction. In fact, the law does not regulate the use of tints (whether plastic material or factory-tint) in the rear side windows or rear windshield. World-wide practice. It is good to know that practically no country (or perhaps none) allows % tinting for front side windows of any vehicles mainly because of traffic. (1) No person shall drive any motor vehicle required to be registered in this state upon the public roads, streets or highways in this state with any sign or poster, or with any glazing material which causes a mirrored effect, upon the front windshield, side wings or side or rear windows of the vehicle, other than a certificate or other paper required or authorized to be so displayed by law.

      The office of motor vehicles shall adopt rules, regulations, and a form for proof of prior tinting in accordance with provisions of this Subsection. The certificate must be present in the vehicle at all times when being operated and presented upon demand by a law enforcement officer. J. Use of all-terrain vehicles, golf carts, low-speed vehicles, or utility vehicles by law enforcement agencies. Operation of utility vehicles on certain roadways by homeowners’ associations.

      The law went into effect Jan. 1 and requires window tint testing during annual motor vehicle inspections. While testing during the vehicle inspection is new, the tinting standards are not. Section (a) of the NYS Vehicle and Traffic Law does not allow a windshield or front side windows that are dark. The windshield and front side windows cannot block more than 30% of the light. Seventy percent or more of the light from the outside must pass through the window.


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Effects of motor vehicle window tinting on traffic safety and enforcement Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. The effects of motor vehicle window tinting on traffic safety and enforcement: final report: a report to the Governor and General Assembly in response to Senate Joint ResolutionSession.

[Dennis R Proffitt; Virginia Transportation Research Council.;] -- The Session of the Virginia General Assembly lessened restrictions relating to the application of. EFFECTS OF MOTOR VEHICLE WINDOW TINTING ON TRAFFIC SAFETY AND ENFORCEMENT A Report to the Governor and General Assembly in Response to Senate Joint ResolutionSession Dennis R.

Proffitt, Ph.D. Professor of Psychology and Biomedical Engineering University of Virginia Jack D. Jernigan Senior Research Scientist Virginia Transportation. the effects of motor vehicle window tinting on traffic safety and enforcement: a report to the governor and general assembly in response to senate joint resolutionsession.

FINAL REPORT The Session of the Virginia General Assembly lessened restrictions relating to the application of aftermarket tinted window films to motor Author: D R Proffit, J D Jernigan, C W Lynn, E B Parks Ii. The effects of motor vehicle window tinting on traffic safety and enforcement: final report: a report to the Governor and General Assembly in response to Senate Joint Resolution: D R Proffit, J D Jernigan, C W Lynn, E B Parks Ii.

EXTERNAL VIEWING OF VEHICLE CONTENTS UNDER VARYING WINDOW TINTING AND ILLUMINATION CONDITIONS. FINAL REPORT. The purpose of this study was to determine the degree to which motor vehicle window tint films impede a police officer's ability to see clearly into a stopped : D R Proffitt, J Hoseph, M Bhalla, F Durgin, M Bertamini, C W Lynn, J D Jernigan.

Although these window films are clear and do not obscure the view in or out of windows, the window tint still block up to 99% of UV rays that enter through vehicle windows. The studies that show increased cancer risk in truck drivers is a telling example of vehicle owners’ underestimation of the risk they incur from UV rays while driving.

Any person who operates a motor vehicle on the highways of the Commonwealth with sun-shading or tinting films that (i) have a total light transmittance less than that required by subdivisions 1 and 2, (ii) have a reflectance of light exceeding 20 percent, or (iii) produce holographic or prism effects is guilty of a traffic infraction but shall.

Tint makes breaking a window in a sinking/submerged vehicle more difficult. It is safer for police to be able to see into vehicles they approach. It is more difficult to escape or assist others in escaping from a vehicle involved in an accident; The fact is, the Alberta government has provided no direct explanation.

( ILCS 5/) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. ) Sec. Windshields and safety glazing material in motor vehicles. (a) Every motor vehicle operated upon the highways of this State shall be equipped with a front windshield which complies with those standards as established pursuant to this Section and Section of this Code.

Virginia Motor Vehicle Safety Inspection Program no sun-shading or tinting film may be applied or affixed to any window of a motor vehicle unless such motor vehicle is equipped with a mirror on each side of such motor vehicle, so located as to reflect to the driver of the vehicle a view of the highway for at least feet to the rear of.

The New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) today released a new video designed to educate consumers on New York State’s new window tinting law, which went into effect on January 1, and requires window tint testing during annual motor vehicle inspections.

While testing during the vehicle inspection is new, the tinting standards. Traffic Safety and Consumer Protection be carried in your vehicle and provides critical information that a driver will need when they are involved in a motor vehicle crash.

Window Tinting (shp) Information about the Missouri window tinting law is provided in this pamphlet. It's Time to Have a Conversation About Drugs. Handbooks. The following handbooks are available in PDF format. Clicking on the link for a handbook, will automatically launch the PDF file.

Crime Laboratory. The New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) today released a new video designed to educate consumers on New York State’s new window tinting law, which went into effect. Florida Statute provides the law on window tinting and what is legal in the State of Florida.

It states that “a person shall not operate any motor vehicle on any road on which vehicle the side wings and side windows on either side forward of or adjacent to the operator’s seat are composed of, covered by, or treated with any sunscreening material or other product or covering. Car window tinting laws in Hawaii were enacted in 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. (4) when any material has been applied after August 1,to any motor vehicle window without an accompanying permanent marking which indicates the percent of transmittance and the percent of reflectance afforded by the material.

The marking must be in a manner so as not to obscure vision and be readable when installed on the vehicle. The window tinting industry, however, notes the lack of empirical evidence correlating window tinting and traffic crashes or police officer injuries or fatalities.

The concerns of industry and the traffic safety community were balanced by the adoption of Senate Joint Resolutionwhich directed the Virginia Departments of Motor Vehicles and. The National Traffic and Motor Vehicles Safety Act of authorized the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (HTSA) to issue Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards for new motor vehicles and items of motor vehicle equipment.

"Motor vehicle e quipment" is. NHTSA is authorized to issue safety standards applicable to new motor vehicles and motor vehicle equipment under 49 U.S.C. et seq. These safety standards establish minimum performance requirements for motor vehicles and motor vehicle equipment in order to “reduce traffic accidents and deaths and injuries resulting from traffic accidents.

Vehicles with applications of after‐factory window tinting must be checked, at an additional charge of $10 during a North Carolina safety inspection to ensure they meet specifications set by the state in G.S.

). Tinted windows cannot measure darker than 32 percent with a North Carolina-approved window tint .I have enclosed copies of the Vehicle Safety Act and Partfor your information.

I have enclosed also an information sheet entitled "Federal Auto Safety Laws and Motor Vehicle Window Tinting" which discuss section (a)(2)(A) and Part as they apply to persons modifying motor vehicle window glazing. I hope this information is helpful. Adding window tint examinations to vehicle inspections is a simple procedure that will result in increased safety at vehicle stops for law enforcement, drivers and passengers.”.