How Tinted Car Windows Provide Protection

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One of the most important benefits of having your car windows tinted is the protection it gives not only the driver of the car, but also all of the passengers. Everybody knows that driving comes with a risk all the time

Protection from the harmful UV Rays

It is a common misconception of people to think that as long as they are inside their vehicle, they are safe from the sun’s UV rays. The truth is, light bounces and reflects, and it can reach you while you are on the driver seat or passenger seat of your car. What’s worse is that people fail to realize that driving for hours is considered a prolonged exposure to sunlight, regardless whether they can feel the heat or not, even if it is snowy or cloudy that day. What many don’t know and acknowledge is that these harmful rays can cause health conditions as simple as rashes and sun burn, to more severe ones like skin cancer and loss of vision.

Car window tinting effectively reduces, blocks and absorbs sunlight, which contains the harmful UV rays that do damage to your eyes, skin and immune system. Some of the films used in car window tinting filter out at least 80% of the UV rays from the sun. Car window tints also shield your eyes and prevent glare from all sources of extreme and blinding light. By installing car tints, you don’t only give your eyes some extra protection from the UV rays, you also protect the other passengers inside the vehicle from possible road accidents because of the sun’s brightness and rays.

Protection from pre and post-accident danger

A lot of drivers may disregard the brightness outside when they have a hard time driving—which can lead to accidents and hazard. Driving with the sun directly on your face is not just an annoyance, it can be a potential threat to your safety once you’re on the road. In fact, studies and reports find that even a split second of poor visibility to cause a fatal collision.

Car window tint will shield your eyes and prevent glare from all sources of extreme and blinding light. By installing car tints, you protect yourself and your driving companions from possible road accidents because of the sun’s brightness and rays.

Also, thicker “automotive protection” films are available, which can provide an extra level of safety in case of an accident. Tint helps to keep your car’s window from shattering upon impact with an object or in the event of an accident. This can go a long way to protecting the health and lives of your passengers if anything unexpected happens on the road.

 

UV ray protection of window tint

Protection from car theft

Tints also make your car less likely to be noticed or stand out to robbers and thieves that target unattended vehicles. The tint will make it impossible, or at least hard, for smash-and-grab car theft whenever you leave your valuables inside. Through window tinting, you’re making it more difficult for criminals to see what valuables are in your car. By not being able to see what is in your car, this can discourage criminals from entering it illegally, and minimizing the chances of you being a victim of theft.

While many people may view window tints as just merely another decorative touch and added aesthetic for their cars, these thin sheets of film can actually draw the line between life and death during accidents and emergency situations. Car window tinting is in fact far more than just an aesthetic makeover, and can be a lifesaver when you least expect it.

 

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