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    was pulled by local police the other day as part of a 'safety' campaign..

    After inspection by police and vosa i was had to remove,on the spot, the tint/film fitted to the front windows of my car!! Apparently a minimum of 75% transparency is allowed...mine were 41%.

    These tints were on the car when I bought it 4 years ago. When i queried why it had passed the last 4 mots with no advisories etc i was told that in future window tints may be part of an mot!!


    hmmmm

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    Vectra front windows are already at the legal maximum tint level from the factory. You can tint the back as much as you like but not the fronts. Been like that for donkeys years now.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ian-Highlander View Post
    Vectra front windows are already at the legal maximum tint level from the factory. You can tint the back as much as you like but not the fronts. Been like that for donkeys years now.
    also, have a look in the corner of each window, think it even says 70% trasparancy.

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    front tints are a massive safety issue for cyclists as well, better off without. Also is it me, or do most front tints also hide plebs on mobiles?

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    very true! although i do think it looks better if all windows matched shade, but the safety aspect overrules that.

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