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Q&A - Making a Driving Complaint to Police

... by Police issuing a notice that if you didn't have your muffler or faulty exhaust system repaired or replaced by a certain time, the ... and requiring that something be done. Harley Davidson motorcycle noise What I can't understand is how the noisy Harleys are ...

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

Noisy Motorcycles

... during my service that even when I could testify that the motorcycle was not equipped with any muffler at all a conviction was not a certain result in court. It seemed to be ...

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

Q&A - Noise & Motorcycle Mufflers

I have a question regarding aftermarket motorcycle mufflers. What is the noise requirements or standards in BC for ... actually heard one police officer say that any motorcycle muffler with a black coloured tip is illegal. I have heard of motorcyclists ...

Anonymous - 2019/09/13 - 11:19 - 3 comments

Motorcycle Mufflers

... of annoyance rather than safety. The situation of no muffler at all is probably the easiest to deal with. A quick examination of the ... conviction more easily obtained. Having an inadequate muffler is where the difficulty lies. While the Regulations are clear that the ...

DriveSmartBC - 2020/07/21 - 15:00 - 2 comments

Enforcement of Laws Concerning Noisy Vehicles

... dispute of a ticket that I had written to the rider of a motorcycle that did not have a muffler. The hearing was brief and the judge dismissed the ticket as the last ...

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

Q&A - Noise From Vehicles

What amount of noise is allowed to come from a motorcycle? Does the same limit apply to cars? Decibel Limits The ... noise so that other drivers can hear them. This brings the motorcycle to the attention of other drivers and reduces the chance of ...

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

Lack of Mufflers

... social pest!" This is the category that excessively noisy motorcycle owners are in. It is one of nuisance rather than one of safety. ... is not so. In my experience, a conviction for not having a muffler at all is difficult to obtain, and an unnecessary noise conviction ...

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

Q&A - What to do About Noisy Vehicles?

... at the rules: Motor Vehicle Act Regulations Muffler 7.03 (1) A motor vehicle propelled by an internal combustion ... 1979 11. No person shall operate on a highway a motorcycle alone or with or near another motorcycle or motorcycles, (a) ...

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

Q&A - Vehicle Noise, Speeding and Lack of Effective Policing

... could be prosecuted with some success, but if it was a motorcycle, unless it didn't have a muffler at all, I was wasting my time. These vehicle owners were also able ...

DriveSmartBC - 2017/11/12 - 23:44 - 3 comments

VIEWPOINT - Motorcycle Excessive Noise

... car that make half the amount of noise (e.g. compromised muffler) would likely be pulled over and ticketed. Do the police have an ...

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

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