Laws governing window coloring vary from state to state and province to province. Before applying glass tint materials, you should carefully review relevant state regulations as well as local enforcement policies to ensure compliance with all applicable standards. Manufacturers, sellers, and installers of car window film in Oregon must officially certify the tint as compliant with state law, so talk to your coloring salesperson or installer and make sure the tint they offer is certified. A number of rules beyond the simple VLT percentage apply to the Oregon hue, so read this section carefully, as any violation can result in the same penalties you pay yourself for an illegal dark shade. The state allows medical exemptions for special shades. For more information about the specific conditions of the exemption, consult your state`s law. Oregon law does not require a sticker to indicate a legal hue. The hue color(s) of RED GREEN AMBER are not legal under state law. As in most states, a certain windshield hue is legal in Oregon. Cars, trucks, SUVs and vans can apply a non-reflective window tint to the windshield up to six inches below the top of the windshield glass. This hue strip can make driving much safer by reducing the glare of the sun in the driver`s eyes.

Oregon`s tint laws allow medical exemptions from certain tinting rules, so if you need a darker window tint on the front windows for a minivan or on the rear windows of a car, talk to your doctor about an exemption for a darker window film, which can then be installed once you`ve determined you`re eligible for a medical dye exemption. to protect your eyes. skin or for any other reason. Oregon allows medical exemptions for window tints. A lower light transmission tint may be installed on the side and rear windows of a vehicle registered in the name of the person, legal guardian or household member. The darkness of the hue is measured by the percentage of visible light transmission (VLT%). In Oregon, this percentage refers to the percentage of visible light let in through the combination of film and window. Oregon window tint tickets are not a criminal matter and are generally considered a Class B traffic violation, but the cost of Oregon Window Tint tickets can add up, especially if you are quoted multiple times without replacing your illegal tint. And since even a violation of the hue of a single window can result in a $360 fine, even a single violation can be an uncomfortably costly problem, as your penalty actually costs more than you would likely spend to renovate an illegally tinted window with an acceptable tint.

Dark-tinted windows make it very difficult for law enforcement to see the inside of cars during traffic stops. Illegal motorists may try to hide weapons behind tinted windows, putting police officers at great risk. Therefore, it is important to respect the laws of Oregon. If a window is tinted behind the driver, two side mirrors are required. We offer a selection of window film options and can help you find a film that meets your individual needs. An affidavit from a licensed physician or optician, prescription or letter on physician`s letterhead must be carried in the vehicle at all times and presented to police officers upon request. This notarized letter or affidavit should indicate the physical condition that requires a darker window shade. Similar to sunglasses lenses, some tint films contain metallic elements that help reflect incident light and reduce glare and heat from visible light. Dual side mirrors are required when the rear window is tinted. Oregon`s hue laws for minivans (short for multi-purpose vehicles and refers to sport utility vehicles, trucks, vans, etc.) can have a 35% VLT tint or lighter on the front side windows and can have a dark window tint (including full privacy tint), on the rear side windows, as well as on the rear windshield. As with the tint of car windows in Oregon, the tint may only seem slightly reflective to larger vehicles.

Oregon isn`t known for having hundreds of hot, sunny days every year, but that`s no reason why every car, truck, van, or SUV in Oregon shouldn`t have a window tint. Solar energy in the form of infrared light can heat the interior of a parked car by 100º, even if the outside air temperature is only 60º, thanks to a mini greenhouse effect that occurs in the vehicle when solar heat circulates uncontrollably through untinted windows. The tint of the vehicle`s window is crucial to keep the interior of your car cooler and safer for you and your passengers, and to ward off harmful UV light that fades and causes cracks inside the cabin, ruins the appearance of leather or fabric upholstery, blurs the dashboard and damages other surfaces. The hue of the car is a great investment that pays off over time thanks to the reduced fuel consumption, which reduces the need for AC cooling and if you sell the vehicle and find that it has a much better resale value thanks to the protected interior. However, since not all car window tints are legal in Oregon and a window tint ticket can be quite expensive, you need to make sure you get the best legal window tint for your car. Below, we will review all current rules in Oregon that were passed in 2003 and regularly revised to reflect new window tinting technologies and product developments. To make sure your auto hue is allowed by Oregon law, you need to know the visible light transmission percentage (VLT) of your hue. VLT refers to the amount of light transmitted by a hue and basically refers to the dark and private or bright and transparent way of film; The dark shade can have a VLT of 5%, while the light and transparent shade can have 90% VLT. Note that even a brighter and effectively transparent window hue can block harmful UV light and warm infrared light.

You don`t need a dark shade to get most of the benefits of window film. On the other hand, for more privacy and the elegant appearance of the dark hue of the windows on cars, Oregon is a good condition to register a car because it allows a darker shade than allowed in many states. Any car that has a tint of windows on the windows behind the driver`s row must have two side mirrors in perfect condition. In Oregon, cars (i.e. sedans and coupes, not larger vehicles) may have a window tint of 35% VLT or lighter on all side windows and on the rear windshield. This window shade may appear slightly reflective (or mirror).