2006 Alabama Code - Section 32-5-215 — Windshields must be unobstructed; windshield wipers; tinting.

(a) No person shall drive any motor vehicle with any sign, poster or other nontransparent material upon the front windshield, sidewings or side or rear windows of such vehicle which obstructs the driver's clear view of the highway or any intersecting highway.

(b) The windshield on every motor vehicle shall be equipped with a device for cleaning rain, snow or other moisture from the windshield, which device shall be so constructed as to be controlled or operated by the driver of the vehicle.

(c) Every windshield wiper upon a motor vehicle shall be maintained in good working order.

(d) No person shall operate a motor vehicle which has a windshield, sidewing or rear window which has tinting to the extent or manufactured in such a way that occupants of the vehicle cannot be easily identified or recognized through the sidewing or rear windows from outside the motor vehicle.

(e) The provisions of this section shall not apply to the manufactured tinting of windshields of motor vehicles or to certificates of identification, decals or other papers required by law to be displayed on such windshield or windows.

(Acts 1927, No. 347, p. 348; Code 1940, T. 36, §38; Acts 1949, No. 517, p. 754, §8; Acts 1983, No. 83-572, p. 877.)

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