Windshield Stickers (Click here for Canada)

United States

Alabama

No person may operate motor vehicle with sign, poster, or other non-transparent material that obstructs visibility.

Alaska

Stickers cannot obstruct the view of the driver.

Arizona

Windshield stickers are prohibited if driver’s view is obstructed.

Arkansas

It is unlawful to have any substance other than a rear-view mirror or required decals attached to the windshield at any point more than 4 1/2 inches above the bottom of the windshield, if it obstructs the operator’s view.

California

Stickers are permitted if stickers are a maximum 7-inch square, placed in the lower left corner of the windshield farthest removed from the driver, or a maximum 5-inch square placed in the lower corner of the windshield nearest the driver.

Colorado

Stickers may be affixed to the top most portion of the windshield if the bottom edge of the material extends no more than 4 inches from the top of the windshield down, the material is not red or amber in color, the material does not reflect sunlight or headlight glare into the eyes of any other drivers and the material is not metallic or mirrored in appearance.

Connecticut

Signs, stickers, or other materials may be displayed in a 7-inch square location in the lower corner of the windshield farthest removed from the driver, or in a 5-inch square location in the lower corner of the windshield nearest the driver.

Delaware

No person shall drive upon the highways of this state with any sign, poster, or other non-transparent material upon the front windshield, or side or rear window of the vehicle other than a certificate or other paper required to be displayed by law.

District of Columbia

Signs, posters, or other non-transparent materials may not be placed on any window unless authorized by the District.

Brakes are required on both wheels.

Passengers may not ride on a motorcycle unless there is a seat designed for 2 people, or another seat, along with footrests and handgrips, is firmly attached to the rear or side of the motorcycle.

A helmet is required on each person operating or riding on a motorcycle.

No person shall operate a motorcycle unless he or she wears goggles or a face shield.

Florida

No person shall drive any motor vehicle with any sign, poster, or other non-transparent material upon the front windshield, sidewings, or side or rear windows of such vehicle which materially obstructs, obscures, or impairs the Driver’s clear view of the highway or any intersecting highway.

Exempts GPS devices or similar satellite receiver devices.

Georgia

No person may drive any motor vehicle with any sign, poster, or other non-transparent material upon the front windshield, side windows, or rear windows of such vehicle which obstructs the Driver’s clear view of the highway or any intersecting highway.

Hawaii

Signs or stickers displayed in a 7-inch square in the lower corner of the windshield farthest removed from the driver, or signs or stickers displayed in a 5-inch square in the lower corner of the windshield nearest the driver are permissible.

Idaho

Signs, posters, or other non-transparent materials that could obstruct the Driver’s view are illegal.

Illinois

No person shall drive a motor vehicle with any sign, poster, win

Indiana

Stickers can be placed on the windshield if the stickers are 4 square inches or less and placed on the bottom of the passenger’s side of the windshield.

Iowa

Permitted if Driver’s view is not obstructed.

Kansas

Signs, posters, or other non-transparent materials may not be placed on any window that substantially obstructs, obscures, or impairs the Driver’s clear view of the roadway.

Kentucky

Windshield stickers are permitted when required by law.

Louisiana

Prohibited (motor vehicle inspection certificate allowed).

Maine

No sign, poster, opaque or semitransparent material or substance may be placed on the windshield that obstructs the driver’s clear view of the road or an intersection.

No more than 1 sticker, except for an inspection sticker, for parking or entry identification may be placed on the windshield of a motor vehicle.

Inspection sticker may be in left hand corner or in center of windshield behind rear view mirror.

No portion of an inspection sticker on a motor vehicle windshield may be more than 4 inches from the bottom edge of the windshield.

If an inspection sticker is located on the lower left hand corner of the windshield, the other sticker must be located to the right of it.

Maryland

No sign, poster, or other non-transparent material may be placed on the front windshield, other than a certificate or other paper required to be so displayed by law.

Massachusetts

No person shall operate any motor vehicle upon any public street with a sign, poster, or sticker on the front windshield, the side windows immediately adjacent to the operator’s seat and the front passenger seat, the side windows immediately to the rear of the operator’s seat and the front passenger seat, and the rear window in such a manner so as to obstruct, impede, or distort the vision of the operator.

Michigan

Prohibited if they interfere with vision.

Minnesota

The only stickers that can be placed on a windshield are transparent stickers or stickers required to be placed on the windshield by law, or authorized by the Director of Emergency Management or the Commissioner of Public Safety.

Mississippi

Prohibited unless official.

Missouri

Labels, stickers, decalcomania, or informational signs on motor vehicles are not prohibited as long as they do not interfere with normal vision of the road.

Montana

A person may not drive a motor vehicle with a sign, poster, substance, or other non-transparent material upon the front windshield, sidewings, or side or rear windows of the vehicle that materially obstructs, obscures, or impairs the driver’s clear view of the highway or an intersecting highway.

Nebraska

It is unlawful to drive with any sign, poster, or other nontransparent material upon the front windshield, side wing vents, or side or rear windows other than a certificate or other paper required to be so displayed by law. Enforced as a secondary offense.  Enforced as a secondary offense.

Nevada

A person shall not drive any motor vehicle with any sign, poster, or other non-transparent material upon the windows of such vehicle, if those objects obstruct the Driver’s clear view of the highway or any intersecting highway.

Stickers required to be displayed by the state are allowed to be displayed in the 6-inch square portion of the lower corner of the windshield farthest removed from the driver.

New Hampshire

No person shall drive any vehicle with a sign, poster, sticker, or other non-transparent material upon or adjacent to the front windshield, sidewings, or side or rear windows of such vehicle which shall obstruct the driver’s clear view of the road, unless such material is required by law. Stickers or other nontransparent material are allowed on a rear window if the vehicle has exterior rearview mirrors on both sides and the stickers are along the perimeter without obstructing the center of the window.

New Jersey

No person shall drive any motor vehicle with any sign, poster, sticker, or other non-transparent material upon the front windshield, wings, deflectors, side shields, corner lights adjoining the windshield, or front side windows other than a certificate or other article required to be so displayed by statute or regulations.

New Mexico

No person is permitted to drive any motor vehicle with any sign, poster, or other non-transparent material upon or in the front windshield, windows to the immediate right and left of the driver, or in the rearmost window if the latter is used for driving visibility.

New York

Placing stickers on the windshield or rear windows of a motor vehicle, other than those authorized by the DMV, is prohibited.

North Carolina

Prohibited, except those required by law or approved by commissioner.

North Dakota

No person may drive a vehicle with any sign, poster, or other nontransparent material on the front windshield, side wings, or side or rear windows that obstruct the driver’s clear view of the road.

Ohio

Windshield stickers are prohibited, except that there may be in the lower left-hand or right-hand corner of the windshield a sign, poster, or decal not to exceed 4 inches in height by 6 inches in width.

Oklahoma

No person shall drive any motor vehicle with any sign, poster, or other nontransparent material upon any window that obstructs the driver’s clear view of the roadway.

Oregon

It is unlawful to place any material on a windshield if the material, sign, poster, or adhesive film prohibits or impairs the ability to see into or out of the vehicle.  Material is allowed on windows behind the driver.

Pennsylvania

Windshield stickers are permitted to be displayed if they are an inspection sticker, or an officially required sticker.

Rhode Island

No sign, poster, or other non-transparent material that obstructs the driver’s clear view of the road is permitted on the front windshield, side wings, or side or rear windows of the vehicle. The administrator of the Division may permit and specify placement of special stickers on the windshield or any other windows of the vehicle.

South Carolina

A person must not drive a motor vehicle with any sign, poster, or other non-transparent material on the front windshield which obstructs the driver’s clear view of the highway.

South Dakota

These are prohibited unless official.

Tennessee

Stickers are permitted, but cannot interfere with visibility.

Texas

A person may not place on or attach to the windshield or side or rear window an object or material that obstructs or reduces the driver’s clear view.

Utah

A person may not operate a motor vehicle with any sign, poster, or other non-transparent material on the windshield except a certificate or other paper required to be displayed by law or the vehicle’s identification number displayed or etched.

Nontransparent materials may be used when: along the top edge of the windshield area not to exceed 3 inches to the right or left of the center of the windshield if the materials do not extend downward more than 4 inches from the top edge of the windshield; in the lower left-hand corner of the windshield provided they do not extend more than 3 inches to the right of the left edge or more than 4 inches above the bottom edge of the windshield; in the lower left-hand corner of the rear window provided they do not extend more than 3 inches to the right of the left edge or more than 4 inches above the bottom edge of the window.

Vermont

A person shall not paste, stick, or paint advertising matter or other things on or over any transparent part of a motor vehicle windshield, vent windows, or side windows located immediately to the left and right of the driver, except in a space not over 4 inches high and 12 inches long in the lower right-hand corner of the

windshield, or in such space as the DMV may specify for location of any government sticker, and further shall not hang any object other than a rearview mirror in back of the windshield of a motor vehicle.

Virginia

Stickers are not allowed on any windshield, except for inspection and county tax decals.

Washington

These are prohibited unless official and cannot obstruct vision.

West Virginia

It is not permissible to drive a motor vehicle with any sign, poster, or other non-transparent material on the front windshield, side wings, or side or rear windows that obstructs the driver’s clear view of the highway.

Wisconsin

No sticker, other than a certificate or other sticker issued by order of a government agency, may be placed on the front windshield of any motor vehicle. Permitted stickers may not cover more than 15 square inches of glass surface and must be placed in the lower left-hand corner of the windshield.

Wyoming

No person may drive any motor vehicle with any sign, poster, or other material or substance upon or crack within the front windshield, side or rear windows of the vehicle that obstructs, obscures, or impairs the driver’s clear view of the highway or any intersecting highway.

Puerto Rico

Objects such as advertisements, cards, pasquinades, decalcomania, signs, or other non-transparent material must not exceed a square of 7 inches by 7 inches, and must be placed on the lower corner farthest from the driver’s seat, or on the lateral windows behind the driver so as not to obstruct visibility.


Canada

Alberta

A person may apply stickers to the window of a motor vehicle only if they do not limit the driver’s field of vision or otherwise impair the safe operation of the motor vehicle.

British Columbia

A driver may not drive on a highway if a windshield sticker obstructs the driver’s view.

Manitoba

Motor vehicles may be equipped with frost shields.

New Brunswick

Except as otherwise specified, it is not permissible to operate a motor vehicle on the highway with a non-transparent material on the front windshield, side wings, or side or rear windows, or having on the exterior or interior an ornament that obstructs or is liable to obstruct the driver’s clear view of the highway.

Newfoundland and Labrador

Windshield stickers are permitted as long as they do not impair the operator’s field of vision, or prevent the safe operation of the motor vehicle.

Northwest Territories

No person may operate, on a highway, any motor vehicle with a sticker, sign, poster, or other non-transparent material placed over, or affixed to the windshield or a side or a rear window that unduly obstructs the driver’s view of the highway or an intersecting highway.

Nova Scotia

The inspection sticker must be placed on the lower left-hand interior of the windshield.

Nunavut

No person shall operate, on a highway, any motor vehicle with a sticker, sign, poster or other non-transparent material placed over, or affixed to the windshield or a side or a rear window that unduly obstructs his or her view of the highway or an intersecting highway.

Ontario

No person may drive a motor vehicle on a highway with any sign, poster or other non-transparent material or object placed on the windshield or on any window of the vehicle in a manner that will obstruct the driver’s view of the highway or any intersecting highway.

Prince Edward Island

Windshield stickers are permissible as long as they do not impair the safe operation of the motor vehicle.

Quebec

Windshields and other windows of a motor vehicle must be free of any material that might reduce visibility from inside or outside the vehicle.

Saskatchewan

Windshield stickers that are greater than 51.2 mm in diameter in the area swept by the windshield wipers are not permitted.

Yukon

No person may drive a vehicle on a highway if the view through the windshield or windows is so obscured by mud, frost, steam, or any other thing as to make the driving of the vehicle hazardous or dangerous.