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From 1st January 2018 onwards, the new MS2669 will be rolled out in Malaysia. It is to ensure new registered vehicles on 2018 to comply new standard set by Department of Standards Malaysia.
QR code security label on tint films will be introduced under the new standard. With the new feature, enforcement officers will be able to learn car window tint films full specification by scanning the code using compatible phone app.
According to the transport minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai. Other than lighten the work of law enforcement officer, the new standard will prevents consumer from buying unregulated films.
Furthermore, the MS2699 standard leaded by AAA (Auto Audio Accessories and Air-Condition Trader Association) and supported by the Transport Ministry and Miros (Malaysia Institute of Road Safety Research) will resolves a lot of disputes over what tint is acceptable.
It is expected the new MS2669 certified tints will be available at AAA registered outlets by end of 2017. The feature will be available to all consumers free of charge. As for current car users, you do not need to replace your car window tint film, as long as its minimum permissible visible light transmission (VLT) complies with the rules. However, cars registered after 1st January 2018 can only use tints that comply with MS2669 standard.
So guys, remember to ensure your car window tint film VLT is complies with the existing standard. And for those who are getting a new car next year, do not forget to install car window tint films which fulfill MS2699. “I’m Malaysian, I’m A Good Driver”
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