(a)  All devices used within the State of North Carolina to measure light transmittance through vehicle windshields or other windows shall as a minimum meet the requirements of Rule .0552 of this Section before being approved for use in enforcing state inspection laws and for law enforcement use throughout the state.

(b)  Manufacturers must submit units for independent laboratory testing to the Commissioner.

(c)  Fees for testing shall either be reimbursed to the Division of Motor Vehicles by the manufacturer or directly to the laboratory by the manufacturer as directed by the Commissioner.


History Note:        Filed as a Temporary Adoption Eff. November 1, 1995 for a period of 180 days or until the permanent rule becomes effective, whichever is sooner;

Authority G.S. 20-2; 20-39; 20-127; 20-183.6(a); 20-183.7(a);

Eff. February 1, 1996.