Illinois` window sticker laws do not specifically prohibit the use of window stickers, nor does the law specify what is considered „substantial obstruction of the driver`s view.“ This essentially means that all stickers that are not required by law are potentially illegal on the front and rear windows, but also on the front and even rear side windows. (a) No person shall drive a motor vehicle that has a sign, sign or other transparent material on the windshield, side windows or rear windows of such a vehicle that obstructs the driver`s view of the highway or a highway that intersects. On which side of the law do stickers fall? It depends on where you live and how you use the decals. Many states completely ban stickers on the windshield or limit them to the lower corner of the driver`s side of the windshield. These stickers must be less than four to five inches and must not obstruct the driver`s view. In some states, you can only display stickers required by law, such as your inspection sticker. Stickers are permitted if the stickers are no longer than 7 inches and are placed in the lower left corner of the windshield furthest from the driver, or a maximum square of 5 inches in the lower corner of the windshield closest to the driver. California law allows you to put stickers on your car`s windshield under the following conditions: (2) signs, stickers or other fabrics displayed in a seven-inch square in the lower corner of the windshield furthest from the driver, or signs, stickers or other fabrics displayed in a five-inch square in the lower corner of the windshield, closest to the driver; […] There are no regulations prohibiting stickers on side windows or rear windshields, but it is recommended to keep them compliant with Florida`s window tint laws. The last question Trooper asked Steve came from a bystander named Gidget, who asked, „My husband wants to put his business name on his windshield. If his vision is completely clear, is that okay? (1) if he drives a motor vehicle the object or material of which is mounted or attached to the windshield, side window or rear window and obstructs or reduces the driver`s view … The location of windshields and other window stickers is governed by Florida`s vehicle equipment laws. Be sure to read the following rules before putting stickers on car windows. (2) No person shall drive a motor vehicle on a highway, road or highway that is equipped with a shield, sunscreen material, product or cover attached to the windshield or located in or on the windshield unless, (a) A certificate or other document required by law.
(b) Sun protection material along a strip at the top of the windshield (c) A device issued by a government agency within the meaning of section 334.03 or by a body designated by a government agency for the purpose of electronic toll payment. (d) A global positioning system device or similar satellite receiving device that uses the global positioning system operated in accordance with 10 U.S.C. s. 2281 to maintain navigation, improve driver safety as part of safety monitoring devices capable of providing feedback to the driver, or otherwise obtain route information during the operation of the motor vehicle. (D) any other vehicle whose windows or windshields were tinted or darkened prior to factory delivery, or which are permitted by federal laws or regulations; (6) The rear windscreen or the side or door windows, with the exception of the windows to the right and left of the driver: … But what about the rear window? Again, it depends on your condition. In some states, if you have two functional side mirrors, there are no restrictions on the type of stickers you can put on your rear windshield. In other cases, law enforcement cracks down on stickers, issues tickets, or requires drivers to remove stickers and stickers from the side of the road to avoid a ticket. You can also attach toll payment devices or GPS devices to windshields, but make sure they are not directly in front of the driver or obstruct the unobstructed view of the road. The location and size of windshield stickers in California are primarily governed by the following excerpt from the law.
„This would also apply if someone wanted to write `get results` on their windshield. As long as the font or hue was above the AS1 line, you should start. Anything below this line would be considered an immovable violation. Florida does not allow materials or objects attached to the windshield that obstruct or restrict the driver`s unobstructed view of the road. (5) Any federal, state, or local sticker or certificate that is required by law to be affixed to a windshield or window; (4) any transparent object that is neither red nor amber and placed on the upper six inches of the windshield; All the stickers you put on your car can be defined as stickers. Yes, these families of stick figurines are also considered decals. Short for Decalcomania, decals are usually designed as decorations and specialize in outdoor use, especially for long-term use. Also, based on Florida`s window tint laws, you can probably install a strip or sticker on your windshield above the AS-1 line or no more than 5 inches higher. The regulations require that this strip be transparent and not placed in the driver`s direct forward field of vision. Window sticker laws in Georgia only allow window tint stickers as well as registration or inspection stickers or other stickers required by state or local municipality law. All other stickers that are not required by law can be illegal on the front and rear windows, but also on the front and even rear side windows. The penalty for violating Florida`s vehicle equipment laws and affixing unauthorized window stickers is a non-criminal traffic violation that can be punished as a stationary traffic violation, as described in Chapter 318 of the Laws of Florida.
That`s not to say you shouldn`t use stickers to promote your business, or even stick a few stickers on the back of your personal car. Stickers are a great way to promote your business by simply driving down the street or parking in the store when you`re grocery shopping, but you need to be smart. Technically, all stickers can interfere with your clear view of the road, so an overzealous police officer can issue a quote for non-mandatory window stickers and claim that your view of the road is limited or impaired.