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Q&A - Making a Driving Complaint to Police

... away when the driver drivers the way he normally does. The noise from this vehicle, day and night, is very annoying to say the least. ... noise is being created from an aftermarket free flowing exhaust system. The noise level is not accepted as being pleasant, and warrants ...

DriveSmartBC - 2020/08/09 - 17:07 - 7 comments

Noisy Motorcycles

... Obviously many people are bothered by the unnecessary noise emitted by some motorcycles on our highways, particularly those being ... vehicles driven on our highways require mufflers that cool exhaust gases and expel them without excessive noise. There is a maximum sound ...

DriveSmartBC - 2020/07/24 - 08:01 - 0 comments

Lack of Mufflers

... this? The situation puts me in mind of an excessive noise trial I once watched in traffic court. The presiding Justice of the Peace ... the opinion of an inspector as to whether the engine and exhaust noise is "greater than that made by other vehicles in good condition of ...

DriveSmartBC - 2020/07/21 - 17:00 - 1 comment

Enforcement of Laws Concerning Noisy Vehicles

The question this week revolves around vehicle noise in quiet neighbourhoods. Why don’t the municipalities do more about it ... any loud and unnecessary noise in or from the engine, exhaust system or the braking system, or from the contact of the tires with the ...

DriveSmartBC - 2020/10/15 - 17:00 - 4 comments

Dealing With the Boom Boxes

... Boxes playing at all hours of day or night. I think our noise by-law should be enforced, as we have enough noise pollution as it is ... from vehicles. It only prohibits noise from the engine, exhaust system or the braking system, or from the contact of the tires with the ...

DriveSmartBC - 2020/07/22 - 05:00 - 4 comments

CASE LAW - R v Tootill

... Tootill was convicted on a charge of loud and unnecessary exhaust system noise pursuant to Section 7A.01 of the Motor Vehicle Act Regulations by ...

DriveSmartBC - 2020/07/21 - 17:00 - 3 comments

Q&A - What to do About Noisy Vehicles?

... near MetroTown and am very upset by the excessive noise from both motorcycles and cars that have obviously altered the vehicle ... As a former race car driver myself, I know what excessive exhaust noise is and this is what we are bombarded with day in and day out. In ...

Anonymous - 2019/09/03 - 13:18 - 5 comments

VIEWPOINT - Motorcycle Excessive Noise

There is one thing that irks me - the excessive noise of "unregulated exhaust system" Harley Davidson motorcycles. I know a few who own ...

pacific - 2019/09/10 - 17:07 - 1 comment

Q&A - Enforcement of Excessive Noise From Vehicles

... ask, I just found this video about testing motorcycle exhaust at the roadside: There have been a number of articles and ... City Police use them along with a bylaw to enforce vehicle noise and Nanaimo is starting a summer program aimed at motorcycle misbehaviour ...

Anonymous - 2019/09/18 - 20:51 - 3 comments

Q&A - Noise From Vehicles

What amount of noise is allowed to come from a motorcycle? Does the same limit apply to cars? ... opinion of an inspector as to whether the engine and exhaust noise is greater than that made by other vehicles in good condition of ... displacement or compression ratio shall determine whether exhaust gases are expelled with excessive noise." Many owners of noisy ...

Anonymous - 2019/09/12 - 10:21 - 1 comment

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