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does Fairfax County Police frequently issue tickets for window tint violation?
Posted by: Laurie57 ()
Date: July 11, 2007 09:40PM

does Fairfax County Police frequently issue tickets for window tint violation?

I'm not talking about making my windows so dark that nobody can see in or out.
The law is 35% rear and 50% front... what if I get it done with 35% tint on
all door windows plus the rear window?

Thanks!

(what if my car is registered in out-of-state? Maryland & DC, for example)

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Re: does Fairfax County Police frequently issue tickets for window tint violation?
Posted by: RESton Peace ()
Date: July 11, 2007 09:49PM

did you even try to use the search function to see the MANY other threads that have already happened on this topic?

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Re: does Fairfax County Police frequently issue tickets for window tint violation?
Posted by: ffxn8v ()
Date: July 11, 2007 10:19PM

Does the FCPD enforce that law? Sure. Often, it provides probable cause to stop the vehicle, opening the door to check other details.

I was stopped once after being followed for close to 2 miles, specifically for tint. I had my windows "metered" and they were something like 33% which was fine for my front roll downs. I have a waiver and it is noted on my registration.


I hope this helps.

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Re: does Fairfax County Police frequently issue tickets for window tint violation?
Posted by: trogdor! ()
Date: July 12, 2007 08:52AM

Yes they do. And they also pull people over for having an obscuring cover on your licence plate (it's against the law http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?000+cod+46.2-716) and/or dirty license plates.

I think the real question is, do you want dark tint so much that you want to give the police an automatic excuse to pull you over?

Edit: Added law citation.



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 07/12/2007 08:54AM by trogdor!.

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Re: does Fairfax County Police frequently issue tickets for window tint violation?
Posted by: RESton Peace ()
Date: July 12, 2007 08:54AM

what if you have a waiver? That means you have a medical reason. I believe the vehicle should have a sticker indicating such, so that people with the waiver won't be pulled over. Ricers are ruining it for everyone else.

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Re: does Fairfax County Police frequently issue tickets for window tint violation?
Posted by: duh ()
Date: July 12, 2007 07:07PM

One thing, my friends, if you ever buy a car that the seller says has a tint waiver, make damn sure he/she gives you the DMV form proving that the shit has been peeled off!

It happened to me once....DMV "brands" the title of cars with the waiver, and you can't register the car until it has been removed. I didn't know that and couldn't find the asshole seller after the fact.

It was a major, expensive hassle!

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Re: does Fairfax County Police frequently issue tickets for window tint violation?
Posted by: Mofo ()
Date: July 12, 2007 10:48PM

Is it true SUVs can tint their front windows more in this state? I'm too tired/lazy to look it up now but I think I remember seeing that.

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Re: does Fairfax County Police frequently issue tickets for window tint violation?
Posted by: ? ()
Date: July 13, 2007 02:06AM

YES!

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Re: does Fairfax County Police frequently issue tickets for window tint violation?
Posted by: ffxn8v ()
Date: July 13, 2007 01:35PM

Mofo Wrote:
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> Is it true SUVs can tint their front windows more
> in this state? I'm too tired/lazy to look it up
> now but I think I remember seeing that.

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No, that is not true. You may have that confused with back glass which for multi-purpose vehicles, can be darker by code.


Front windows (roll downs) can be tinted to 50% by law, 35% with a valid waiver.

With a waiver, the windshield can be tinted as well, 5" or down to the AS-1 line to 35% or 70% for the entire front glass.

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Re: does Fairfax County Police frequently issue tickets for window tint violation?
Posted by: Mario ()
Date: August 07, 2007 09:57PM

HELL THE FUCK YEA THEY WILL PULL U OVER I GOT A TICKET TODAY ESPACILY AROUND THE FAIR OAKS AREA

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Re: does Fairfax County Police frequently issue tickets for window tint violation?
Posted by: bdimag ()
Date: August 08, 2007 12:26PM

http://www.iwfa.com/iwfa/Law_Chart/State%20Law%20Chart.htm

i always thought it was % of tint.. not % of visibility.. oops..

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Re: does Fairfax County Police frequently issue tickets for window tint violation?
Posted by: EVH ()
Date: August 08, 2007 12:30PM

People who tint their windows, are either too ugly and don't want to be seen. Or have something to hide.

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Re: does Fairfax County Police frequently issue tickets for window tint violation?
Posted by: bdimag ()
Date: August 08, 2007 01:54PM

or apparantly for medical reasons... or to style their car.. or to think they are styling their car..

probably just ugly though...

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Re: does Fairfax County Police frequently issue tickets for window tint violation?
Posted by: ferfux ()
Date: August 08, 2007 02:08PM

or they are Albino and cant stand the SUN

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Re: does Fairfax County Police frequently issue tickets for window tint violation?
Posted by: Jester ()
Date: August 08, 2007 02:42PM

Nothing says ghetto drug dealer better than dark tinted windows

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Re: does Fairfax County Police frequently issue tickets for window tint violation?
Posted by: bdimag ()
Date: August 08, 2007 02:47PM

how you think i can find my shit so easy... mmm ghetto drugs...

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Re: does Fairfax County Police frequently issue tickets for window tint violation?
Posted by: boudreaux ()
Date: August 08, 2007 03:46PM

I was in traffic court last Tuesday and there were quite a few people there that day who had been charged with window tinting violations. I would say it's fairly common.

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Re: does Fairfax County Police frequently issue tickets for window tint violation?
Posted by: SnoppyDog ()
Date: August 08, 2007 04:34PM

word! Five-o always try'n to busta bro for daz shiz! I chillz my ride out in stack purple yo, slap down on clip, da man stillz mess'n with mez

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Re: does Fairfax County Police frequently issue tickets for window tint violation?
Posted by: Mynamaborat ()
Date: August 08, 2007 09:49PM

just.... nevermind.

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