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Brian Adams: This is the stupidest law. Just a way to harass drivers. Like there are not more important traffic violations? Waste of time and resources, in my opinion.
Brian Adams: Right? This is such a waste of time. But people falling out of cars on heroine in broad daylight.
Matt Russo: There are so many loopholes in the tint law. It's not about officer safety, it's about the state mandating a grab on it's citizens. For example, trucks are exempt from the window tint law on rear doors and back glass, there are some cargo vans that are made without windows, and the tint meter can be wrong up to 3 percent. It's about time we quit accepting old wives tales that scare us into making laws and just let the public embrace a bit of freedom and personal responsibility in their decisions to modify their property.
Justin Hadley: The land of the "free."
Terry Lirette: Well said.
Gregory Paul Bourgeois: I agree.
Josh Arceneaux: If I’m speeding, fine write me a ticket. But window tint? So as a citizen can I pull a cop over for having tint on the cop car? Law goes for everyone, right?
Ju Falgout: Oh no, they don’t like when you say that. I’ve been told they are above the law.
Nicole Oncale: Even with the exemption, police still stop you. There’s a huge red sticker on my windshield and sometimes police don’t see it. I get it. But they are still rude when they stop you and when you show them all the paperwork given by State Police, they still ask so many questions. Like, it’s not your business why I have the exemption. It’s legal. Move on.
Heidi Eschete I'm about to find out if I can have an exception. I have health issues and the light hurts my eyes.
Nicole Oncale: It’s a lengthy process, but we did it.
Shari Champagne: Window tint tickets are absurd. We should be allowed to have our windows tinted. My family has paid thousands in window tint fines. Think about that. We have to pay fines to have tinted windows on our vehicles in south Louisiana. It makes no sense, but it does make money.
Billy Chiasson: In Louisiana, your vehicle is supposed to be an extension of your home. If you can't see in my house, why should you be allowed to see me and my family in my vehicle? How is it only a safety hazard in some states. Crooks.
Heidi Eschete: The most ridiculous law ever. I have dark leather, and it gets so hot even with my tint. Way worse for me and my kids before the tint.
Gregory Paul Bourgeois: I have a kid also, and my tint helps so much. I can’t stand this law either
Travis Lirette: They’re concerned about window tint? Awesome. This means they must’ve solved all the crimes. Hallelujah! I once had a cop tell me that I should wear sunglasses instead of tinting my windows. My reply: “how am I supposed to see my speedometer? Now everything I look at is dark.” Officer: "Good point."
Jason Daniels: Not all cops will pull someone over for tint, only a few. I paid for what’s mine. If I want it tinted it’s going to be tinted for my safety and comfort. That’s all that matters. Write the ticket.
Peggy T. Ricouard: I got ticketed. They were stopping specifically for that. I took my tint off only because the idiot who did the tint jacked it up. I will be tinting it back.
Savannah Pelotto: Went to get an inspection sticker on my 2004 vehicle that came with factory tinted windows, which were perfectly legal. I was told I couldn't get one because the new law says my tint is too dark. Really. Can't scrape the tint off factory tinted windows. Woman tells me I have to get new windows. Yeah, OK, I'll jump right on that.
Raymond Ledet: Here is the people who are exempt from this law if they apply for it.
"The following non-exclusive list of persons, or entities, shall be eligible for a security exemption from the provisions of R.S. 32:361.1:
"i. private investigators;
"ii. bail enforcement agents;
"iii. railroad police officers;
"iv. Louisiana peace officers, P.O.S.T. certified and sworn;
"v. elected or appointed public officials."
Royal Young: Cops need to obey this law also.
Jason Galbreath: Got pulled over today, and the cop said the back glass looked “too dark”. I’m like, "Bro, it came from the factory like this." Asked me what the percentage was. I said, "What’s the meter say in your eyeball since you said it’s too dark?"
Cheyenne Boudreaux: Get pulled over for illegal tint by a cop who has illegal tint because they are above the law, right? The newspaper just opened a can of worms with this one. Does it say in the law cops are above the law and can have blacked out windows? Think we need to get a petition going to fix this issue.
Marvin Terrebonne: When law enforcement follows the law, so will I. Until then, oh well.
Hailey McBroom: Thank you!
Sarah Jones: Why is it a crime? Safety? Have them step out, open all doors, walk to the back of the vehicle. Maybe if more people had tint, people wouldn’t be looking to rob their vehicles being they can’t see inside. Dumbest money-making law ever. And $181. Ridiculous.
Hailey McBroom: You're right.
Sarah Jones: Totally agree.
Jesse Story: Many cop cars have window tint that is very dark. I guess they are above the law.
Thomas Thibodeaux: And they also don't obey the speed limit either.
Trudy Rogers Cancienne: Agree 100 percent. If it's the law, then the cops should follow the law too.
Terry Lirette: Just another revenue scam.
Tabitha Renee Kamara: Sad that you would rather ticket a hard-working citizen on the way to work than fight real crime like all these heroin addicts and drug dealers on our streets.
Ed Guidry: Low-hanging fruit.
Reymundo Vaz: They do they give them free Narcan shots.
Tabitha Renee Kamara: Oh they aren't free. We pay for those too.
Hailey McBroom: Cops and state police are above the law. Speeding, using lights without reason, oh, and the dark tint. Lets not forget that. And then their families are above the law too. Find something better to do besides ticket this nonsense.
Kevin Naquin: I watched a trooper the other day fly down West Park putting a bunch of lives in danger to pull someone over for a seat belt ticket or window tint over and over again. There’s plenty of people who walk on the side of the road around there to get where they're going. Someone will get run over for that $25 ticket. But when you live in a state that’s in such a money bind as ours, I guess that’s what you get.
Mitch Trahan: They’ve got to line those pockets somehow.