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Effective January 1st 2017, examination of tinted or shaded windows will be required during motor vehicle inspections. A video about this change is available on YouTube. Section 375 (12-a) of the NYS Vehicle and Traffic Law does not allow a windshield or front side windows that are dark.

100% of window tint in NYS is illegal and always has been. The only place that a coupe or sedan can have window tint in NYS is on the back windshield, as long as there are side view mirrors. NYS has had 70% tint as the legal limit, which is the normal light transmittance spec for un-tinted windows.

The state's new window tinting laws are now being forced at the time of your ... designed to educate consumers on New York State's new window tinting law.

Here are the only three ways around the New York Window Tint Law ... If you have taken your car in for its annual inspection and your car.

While testing during the vehicle inspection is new, the tinting standards are not. Since 1992, New York State law has required that all windshield and front side windows allow at least 70 percent of outside light to pass through.

This is what you do. If you drive a coupe or a sedan where the back windows can roll all the way down, roll them down and then pull the fuse.

It's a new year, and for some tint shop owners across New York State, it's bringing a lot of change. On November 28, 2016 Governor Cuomo.

1 which requires auto shops to check the window tinting on all vehicles as part ... on the new law go to registration/ tinted-windows.

If windows are tinted too dark, the entire vehicle will fail inspection. According to the new law ... The NYS DMV provided the following statement:.

For any NY Owners you may have heard that in 2017 all inspections now must check for tint and measure it (All inspection stations are required.

Get an inspection, tint the windows, and develop a relationship with a garage so they pass you .... NYS inspections are all computerized now.

Albany, N.Y. (WHAM) - Under a new law signed Monday, some vehicles with tinted windows could fail their New York State vehicle inspection. Albany/ Rochester, N.Y. (WHAM) - A new law signed into law Monday by Governor Cuomo may make it more difficult for your car.