Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) plans to enforce an Anti-Tinted Vehicle Regulation on private and public vehicles which means the use of heavily tinted mirrors on vehicles will be prohibited.
According to MMDA General Manager Tim Orbos, the said policy is now being discussed by the Philippine National Police (PNP), Highway Patrol Group (HPG) together with Land Transportation Office (LTO) and is scheduled to be implemented this coming June.
He added that the Anti-Tinted Vehicle Regulation is part of securing the public safety as well as to strengthen the Anti-Distracted Driving Act. Also, cars who are involved in carpooling or car-sharing are going to be exempted from Unified Vehicular Volume Reduction Program or Number Coding.
Meanwhile, approval from car manufacturers are still on hold because apparently, there should be an exact degree of tint for every vehicle.
“There is a certain gradient; we have to wait for the recommendation. Also, we need to discuss about the guidelines”.
If this regulation forgoes implementation, heavily tinted colored or painted windshields or window glasses will be strictly banned accompanied with a fine worth P500.