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Old 12-04-2005, 12:52 AM   #1
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i had cars with tinted windows on them about 10 years of driving

if there to dark you car get a ticket for them but i was looking around i saw cop cars with tinted windows when i was going home for thank giving i was going from wv,pa.and ny

why can they have tint on there windows and we cant
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cause they are the police. there are exceptions for them such as seatbelts, tints,speed (most speed chases are over 55mph in case you haven't heard ) and running lights(i've seen a cop run a light to catch someone running a light). plus who'* goning to pull them over?? :P
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Probably because they don't have to worry about not being able to see into a cop car, they don't usually pull them over.

But is does seem hippocritical.

Around here they just have tint on the back windows, which is perfectly legal.
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Around here...well in Webster, NY I have seen MANY local police driving and talking on cell phones (which is illegal in NY) now that is messed up. That law is there for safety and they should not be immune to that law!!!
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Around here...well in Webster, NY I have seen MANY local police driving and talking on cell phones (which is illegal in NY) now that is messed up. That law is there for safety and they should not be immune to that law!!!
what about his cb radio? i find it kind of ironic that ny won't allow cell phones but allow cb radios
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You don't hold a CB radio up to your ear or dial them as much as a cell. In NY you have to have hands free for Cell Phones
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Most cop cars here in michigan are clear, but around detroit, undercover and vice suburbans have tinted windows. Some MSP cars have tint, but they are unmarked.
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most of the Police cars around here have tint are the K9 cars....and then only the back windows are tinted so the dogs stay cool in the hot summers....also the Investigatiors unmarked cars have tint
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Also celebrity'* cars are tinted to the max!!! Whoopi goldberg lives up my way and she owns a H2 tinted to the max and it'* illegal in NH and VT to do so, and it has VT plates???
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Maybe she was able to get a permit. At least she can afford the tickets methinks. 30% is the limit here in Indiana, but no one seems to get bothered for 20%, including bonnealien.
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