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Why Window Tint law?

Discussion in 'Law Enforcement Officers' started by MartyMcfly, Oct 11, 2012.

  1. SoCaltaco65

    SoCaltaco65 Well-Known Member

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    LOL, I see a fence line being balanced...
     
  2. maxamillion2345

    maxamillion2345 Go home if you don't like guns liquor and whores.

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    Not going to say tint is a reason to move but combined with the rest... maybe. If you love freedom and all free things, and vote that way, come on over.
     
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    Agreed from the occupants safety aspect, however , for the officers safety that is pulling the offender over I feel that is more important.
     
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    Seriously? It's not that hard to figure out. Law enforcement wants to be able to see inside the vehicle when driving by / approaching a vehicle on a traffic stop. Don't want someone grabbing or pointing a weapon at an officer without them knowing about it.

    It's not a fucking government conspiracy. It's public safety.

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  5. MartyMcfly

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    Ok.. so what about rear passengers with tint on the rear side windows? The state doesn't care about them then?

    Ok, I get that. That's a valid point. But, it's a risk I'm willing to take. What are the chances that not only do I get broad sided by a drunk driver, but that I get broad sided at night, AND that window tint was the deciding factor? I know what the chances are. Next to none. I have a better chance of being attacked by a shark when I go surfing.

    This law is excessive. We have enough laws already.

    Nope, just got pulled over for tint only. Good to know though.

    Didn't know about the suspension laws. I do know about the mud flap laws though. Been nailed for that one before.

    Since I'm responsible for my own safety, let me tint my windows. :D




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  6. KodiakToyTRD

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    Oh I agree with officer safety 100%. Just trying to not bring "officer safety" into this because in the LEO realm, that phrase is getting hugely over used and cops are going to court and having case law made against them because they violated rights based on the premise of "officer safety".

    If officer safety is a legitimate concern (driver has hands under his leg sitting in the seat, after repeated commands to show hands and put hands on steering wheel, he reaches into the passenger seat) then that can be articulated.
     
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    The reason for not allowing tinted windows other than factory made glass, is safety.
    In case of an accident the glass will break in many small pieces, the tinted glass will fly in you-re head direction in one piece....being hold together by the tinting film.
     
  8. MartyMcfly

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    uh. Get on the loud horn and ask the driver to roll down the windows.
    resolved.

    ..and the rear passengers in the car where the tint is allowed, never ever would carry a fire arm or point one at an officer. Right? :rolleyes:
     
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    Then explain why it's not enforced for the rear passenger windows?
     
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    Oh we do do this. Because they have dark tint against the law, we never know what other laws they're breaking. ;)

    We may even call you out of the car!
     
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    I repeat, the factory tinted window doesn't include a film to hold the panel in one piece.
     
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    Then why not write tickets for the rear windows when they're obviously tinted beyond factory?

    I'm leaning more towards the officer safety thing.

    And the minority thing. :p
     
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    When u get blown away for having front windows tinted and you have your insurance and ID in hand they will still justify it by being in the interest of "officer safety"
     
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    maxamillion2345 Go home if you don't like guns liquor and whores.

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    I don't believe that. I'd think the glass will still shatter but the pieces will be held together, which I would think would be safer than glass shrapnel flying around.

    I'd like to see some sort of source on that.
     
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    I've made my points, good luck Marty.

    If you move to another state, you'll probably find some other bullshit law to complain about.

    Maybe it'll be for unsafe backing and you get a ticket for it. Or parking more then 12 inches from the curb. Or running over a fire hose.

    Perhaps you'll get a parking ticket because your meter ran out 2 minutes before you got out of the store.
     
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    lol thanks.



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    another thing to considers is that other drivers cant see where you're looking in traffic, like if you're pulling out but your tint is supah dahhhk, nobody can tell if you're looking at them or not to let you go
     
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    I think you're just bitching because you knowing broke the law, got caught, and are now trying to come up with any justifiable excuse that the rest of us will buy so you can at least claim some moral victory. Pay your damn ticket and grow up.

    And why start another thread about this after your questionable solution to this money draining ticket got locked?

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