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Chapter 570-22 SAFETY GLAZING MATERIAL AND WINDOW TINTING MANUFACTURER AND INSTALLER REQUIREMENTS

Rule 570-22-.01 Safety Glazing for Motor Vehicles

Safety glazing installed in motor vehicles shall be of a type manufactured, certified, marked and installed according to the requirements of 49 C.F.R. § 571.205 (Federal Motor Vehicle Standard 205) and as it may be amended.

Rule 570-22-.02 Repealed

Rule 570-22-.03 Repealed

Rule 570-22-.04 Repealed

Rule 570-22-.05 Window Tinting

(1) No material, except as authorized by O.C.G.A. Section 40-8-73.1(c)(2)-(5), shall be attached or affixed to the front windshield of any motor vehicle which reduces the light transmission through such windshield. No material shall be attached or affixed to the windshield of any motor vehicle which increases light reflectance of such windshield.
(2) No material, except as authorized by O.C.G.A. Section 40-8-73.1(b)(2), shall be attached or affixed to the windows to the right and left of the driver of any motor vehicle which reduces the light transmission through such windows or increases light reflectance of such windows.
(3) Each person, firm, or corporation that installs or attaches any material to vehicle glass shall certify that the light transmission through such glass after such installation or attachment does not reduce light transmission through such glass to less than or light reflectance to more than that authorized by O.C.G.A. Section 40-8-73.1(b)(2).

Rule 570-22-.06 Limited Exemptions

(1) Any person requesting an exemption from O.C.G.A. Section 40-8-73.1 who is required for medical reasons to be shielded from the direct rays of the sun shall submit to the Department of Public Safety Permit Section an application for Limited Exemption Notice upon such form as shall be prescribed and provided by the Department.
(2) All applications must be supported by written attestation that the applicant, for medical reasons, requires shielding from the direct rays of the sun. The attestation shall include the specific medical diagnosis requiring such shielding and shall be entered upon such form as shall be provided by the Department. Such attestation shall be signed by a person licensed to practice medicine under O.C.G.A. Chapter 34 of Title 43 or by a person licensed to practice optometry under O.C.G.A. Chapter 30 of Title 43.
(3) If the applicant is not the owner of the vehicle for which the limited exemption is sought, the application shall be signed by both the vehicle owner and the habitual occupant requiring shielding from the direct rays of the sun. Each application shall be accompanied by a ten dollar ($10.00) non refundable application fee payable in such manner as noted on the application form.
(4) Upon receipt by the Department of Public Safety Permit Section of the application and doctor's attestation, the Commissioner or his designee may, in his discretion, authorize and issue a limited exemption notice for said applicant. Such limited exemption shall apply to such motor vehicle owned by such person or in which such person is a habitual passenger. The limited exemption from provisions of O.C.G.A. 40-8-73.1 shall not allow the reduction of light transmission through the windshield and shall not allow the reduction of light transmission through the windows to the right and left of the driver to less than 23 percent, plus or minus 3 percent.
(5) Such limited exemption shall be carried in the vehicle at all times and shall be displayed by the vehicle operator upon request of any police officer as defined in O.C.G.A. Section 40-1-1(46).
(6) No exemption shall be granted for any condition for which protection from the direct rays of the sun can be adequately provided by use of eye protective devices.
(7) All inquiries may be answered by contacting the Permit Section.