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      09-09-2008, 11:32 AM   #1
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Angry Beware...Tint Check Point Queens

Got pulled over in Queens on Northern Blvd off the Cross Island PKWY. They seem to be doing tint checks. Got away with just one ticket for rear window. Metered and everything. I could of got ticket for all four windows but had a PBA card. sucks but there out. Just wanted to give you guys a heads up if passing through.
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i didnt know they can give you tickets for each single window???
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i just got 2 for each front side window last night.
the cop says he could've gave me 3 more for the back
but the law says its ok in the back if you have side view mirrors.
let us know if u r found guilty for that
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so whats consider legal
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so whats consider legal
practically? nothing.

NYS law is 70% light transmitted.

which is pretty much clear.

i have 30% tint that when combined with the tint in the glass, rings the meter at about 26% light transmitted
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Wow i thought tint was legal in NY. LOL

Is only front window illegal cause in NJ i think only front windows arent allowed.
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wtf...i go around that exact area all the time..never had a problem so far
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wtf...i go around that exact area all the time..never had a problem so far
me too, but i try and roll down my windows when a cop pulls nnext to me. or i turn on my interior lights n open the sunroof.
i have 20%
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i was told the front window cant be tinted
and the rear only 35 percent

^ i usually roll down the window when i see a cop as well
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      09-10-2008, 11:01 AM   #10
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[QUOTE Got pulled over in Queens on Northern Blvd off the Cross Island PKWY. They seem to be doing tint checks. QUOTE]

I've seen this practice more so on Francis Lewis Blvd and 35th Ave.
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i didnt know they can give you tickets for each single window???
yep my friend one time got 7 window tint tickits and 4 turning signals out and 2 tails out! and a speeding tickit it was bad they can be reaaaaalll DICKS!!!
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Got pulled over in Queens on Northern Blvd off the Cross Island PKWY. They seem to be doing tint checks. Got away with just one ticket for rear window. Metered and everything. I could of got ticket for all four windows but had a PBA card. sucks but there out. Just wanted to give you guys a heads up if passing through.
wow thanx for the look out im always there..but if they see u ur fucked even if u roll down ur windows when they pull u over cuz they all rdy saw it and they will just tell u to put them up!....and yea suvs that come with stock tints technically are not legal haha
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wow thanx for the look out im always there..but if they see u ur fucked even if u roll down ur windows when they pull u over cuz they all rdy saw it and they will just tell u to put them up!....and yea suvs that come with stock tints technically are not legal haha
SUV's are legal. they classify as Multi Purpose Vehicles, same thing with minivans. on those, you can spray paint the rear (behind the driver) windows black and be legal as long as you have side view mirrors.
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SUV's are legal. they classify as Multi Purpose Vehicles, same thing with minivans. on those, you can spray paint the rear (behind the driver) windows black and be legal as long as you have side view mirrors.
wow never knw that ....even since my friend got a tickit fo the back window on his suv i was like wtf...and they were stock
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wow never knw that ....even since my friend got a tickit fo the back window on his suv i was like wtf...and they were stock
According to the NY State Vehicle and Traffic Law under section 375-12, if you have a 1992 or later model year passenger car or station wagon, the side windows adjacent to AND behind the operators seat must have a light transmittance of SEVENTY PERCENT or greater. If you own a vehicle classified by the EPA as a truck or light truck ONLY the area BEHIND the operators seat may be tinted with a tint less than seventy percent. These types of vehicles include but are not limited to: SUVs, Mini Vans, Full size vans and Pick up trucks. All types of vehicles 1992 or later, the windows adjacent to the operators seat must have a light transmittance of seventy percent or greater. If your vehicle is older than a 1992 it must conform to a older V&T section which was a light transmittance of greater than thirty five percent. This section was first written in the 1985 era.
What is light transmittance? If clear glass has a light transmittance of 100 percent, than any type of tint or film that is placed on the glass to impede the outside light from transmitting through the glass to the inside would lessen the light transmittance. If half of the light from the outside is blocked by the tint then the light transmittance would be fifty percent.
Rear Windows: The rear most window can be tinted to any percentage IF the vehicle is equipped with side rear view mirrors on both sides.
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lol wow thanx for the nice yeah haha
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lol wow thanx for the nice yeah haha
i've had a few run ins over tint.

luckily, there have been times when i got double tint tickets instead of speeding tickets, i would much rather pay for a tint ticket than speeding
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o yeah me too lol hahahaa
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i got 20% all around..got pulled over 3 times in 1 year..verbal warnings no tickets ..might be the eagle scout card i have, it really payed off to camp a lot as a kid haha
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rolling down windows doesnt help enough.
maybe sometimes but every time i got pulled over i had to roll them up to get my tickets
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take a look at this guys....
http://www.tintdude.com/laws.html
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i got 20% all around..got pulled over 3 times in 1 year..verbal warnings no tickets ..might be the eagle scout card i have, it really payed off to camp a lot as a kid haha
Haha, do you hand them the eagle scout card along with your license and registration? I thought there was a no tint policy for NJ because some cops got shot after pulling some one over with tints?
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