Section 32-5C-2

Prohibitions against operation of motor vehicle under conditions which reduce light transmission.

Except as provided in this chapter, a person shall not operate a motor vehicle registered in this state under either of the following conditions:

(1) With material or glazing applied or affixed to the front windshield which reduces light transmission through the front windshield.

(2) With material or glazing applied or affixed to the rear windshield or the side or door windows which reduce light transmission through the rear windshield or side windows to less than 32 percent or increase light reflectance to more than 20 percent, with a measurement tolerance of at least 3 percent. The light transmission shall be measured with a device or instrument capable of measuring light transmission before a person may be charged with a violation of this section, and the officer shall be equipped with such a meter before stopping the driver.

(Acts 1996, No. 96-534, p. 746, §2.)