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Film in the News
Window film is a popular item among consumers, and, as such, stories about it pop up almost every day in newspapers across the world. The Window Film staff has compiled a few on this page that we found interesting. To submit articles that you see in consumer or hometown press, please e-mail a link to the story to email@example.com or mail a copy of the article to
Another Source of Press
A Filmy Fasçade
Without the window film, the absorbed solar heat built up and occupants noticed a visible glare.
Saudi Tint-Shop Traffic Takes it Off
The law in Saudi Arabia requires 75-percent light transmittance and those who own vehicles with tinted windows have one year to have the tint removed, even if the vehicle was purchased with tinted windows from outside the country.
“I am taking the blinds off before I get a ticket. The decision is good, although many innocent families will be affected by it. Sadly, some teenagers abuse other people’s privileges by fixing extremely dark blinds on their windows to a level a police officer cannot see what’s inside. I have shades on my windows for one reason, to protect the interior of my car from the sun. On the other hand, teenagers do it for fun,” Salem Al-Subhi told the paper.
Really Tough Tint Laws
Peter Njenga, area police boss, was quoted in the report as saying “We have arrested about 50 motorists and they will appear in court on Monday regarding the tinted windows.”
The arrests come with controversy, however. While the police continue to pursue citizens with window film on their car windows, government ministers and other senior officials have not been subject to the same ban, the news agency reported.
According to the report a case has been filed in court challenging the legality of the police action.