The minimum permitted tint level in California is 35 percent.

It is advised that automobile owners avoid putting any kind of window film with a tint level greater than 35 percent because doing so may violate Californian law and subject them to fines.

3 Main benefits of tint

It reduces the entrance of sunlight, affecting your visibility while driving

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It also protects your car interior from sunlight damage

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35 percent tint level gives you some privacy benefits

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Risks of having too much tint

Due to the darkness, the officer may be more likely to give you a ticket. Because they can't see you.

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Someone could sue you for damages if they are hurt in an accident and don't know what's happening.

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It is best to speak with a licensed technician if you have any questions about tint types permitted in your state.