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Darkness of tint is measured by Visible Light Transmission percentage (VLT%). In South Carolina, this percentage refers to percentage of visible light allowed in through the combination of film and the window.
|Windshield||Tint is allowed along the top of the windshield above the manufacturer's AS-1 line.|
|Front Side Window||Must not be less than twenty-seven percent.|
|Back Side Windows||Must not be less than twenty-seven percent.|
|Rear Window||Must not be less than twenty-seven percent.|
Similar to sunglass lenses, some tinting film contain metallic elements that help in reflecting incoming light and reducing the glare and heat generated by visible light.
|Front Side Windows||Must be nonreflective and may not be red, yellow, or amber in color.|
|Back Side Windows||must be nonreflective and may not be red, yellow, or amber in color.|
South Carolina Code of Laws section 56-5-5015; Sunscreen devices provides detailed information on the regulations concerning window tinting motor vehicles.
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