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Window Film Application

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What are the laws of automotive window tinting?

The laws regarding window film vary from province to province. The following are a summation of the laws in each province:

 

British Columbia - No film is permitted on the driverís compartment, right and left. Any film may be installed on the side windows behind the driver. Any film may be applied to the rear window, provided the vehicle has 2 exterior rear view mirrors.

 

Alberta - Same as British Columbia .

 

Saskatchewan - Same as British Columbia .

 

Manitoba - For driverís compartment, right and left, the minimum visible light transmittance, net, is 50%. The maximum visible light transmittance, net, is 35%. For windows behind the driverís compartment, the minimum Visible Light Transmittance, net, is 35%. Where film is installed behind the driverís compartment, 2 external rear view mirrors are required. The net figures that are allowed are enforced at plus or minus 5%.

 

Ontario - For the driverís compartment, right and left, no film can be installed that would substantially obscure visibility from the exterior. Behind the driverís compartment, any film can be installed. That means less dark film can be installed. See our FAQ section

 

Quebec - For the driverís compartment, right and left, the minimum Visible Light Transmittance is 70% on automotive net basis. Any film may be installed behind the driverís compartment, provided the vehicle is outfitted with 2 exterior rear view mirrors.

 

New Brunswick - Same as Ontario .

 

Prince Edward Island - Same as British Columbia .

 

Nova Scotia - No film is permitted on any glazing surface.

 

Newfoundland - Same as Ontario .

 

NOTE: Laws vary from province to province and may change at any time. Courage Distributing recommends you call your local Authorized SUN-GARD Dealer for the most current regulations in your province