Window Tint Laws in KS
HOW DARK CAN WINDOW TINT BE IN KANSAS?
Darkness of tint is measured by Visible Light Transmission percentage (VLT%). In Kansas, this percentage refers to percentage of visible light allowed in through the combination of film and the window.
- Windshield: Non-reflective tint is allowed along the top of the windshield above the manufacturer’s AS-1 line.
- Front Side Windows: Must allow more than 35% of light in.
- Back Side Windows: Must allow more than 35% of light in.
- Rear Window: Must allow more than 35% of light in.
HOW REFLECTIVE CAN THE TINT BE IN KANSAS
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: No metallic or mirrored appearance.
- Back Side Windows: No metallic or mirrored appearance.
OTHER KANSAS RULES AND REGULATIONS
- Restricted Colors: The tint color(s) of RED AMBER YELLOW are not legal by state law.
- Side Mirrors: Dual side mirrors are required if back window is tinted.
- Certificate Requirements: Manufacturers of film do NOT need to certify the film they sell in the state.
- Sticker Requirements: State law recommends but does not require stickers to identify legal tinting.
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