(A) The provisions of this chapter do not apply to a motor vehicle registered in this state in the name of a person, or the person's parent, legal guardian, or spouse who has an affidavit signed by a physician licensed to practice in this state under Chapter 4731. of the Revised Code, or an affidavit signed by an optometrist licensed to practice in this state under Chapter 4725. of the Revised Code, that states that the person has a physical condition that makes it necessary to equip such motor vehicle with sunscreening material which would be of a light transmittance and/or luminous reflectance in violation of this chapter. Such affidavit shall be in the possession of the person so afflicted, or the driver, at all times while in the motor vehicle.
(C) The provisions of this chapter do not apply to the windows to the rear of the driver in those vehicles designed and used to transport corpses which include hearses and other vehicles adapted for such use.
(D) The provisions of this chapter do not apply to the manufacturer's tinting or glazing of motor vehicle windows or windshields that is otherwise in compliance with or permitted by "Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number 205" (FMVSS 205) in effect at the time of the manufacture of the motor vehicle as provided in rule 4501-41-03 of the Administrative Code. "Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number 205" (FMVSS 205), Code of Federal Regulations, Title 49, Part 571, can be obtained online at web site http://www.gpo.gov.
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 09/04/2014 and 09/04/2019
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: R.C. 4513.241
Rule Amplifies: R.C. 4513.241
Prior Effective Dates: 11/17/88, 4/8/04