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Q&A - Noise & Motorcycle Mufflers

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

Anonymous - 2019/09/13 - 10:19 - 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? ... 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 - 09:21 - 1 comment

Rossland Slows Down

... Slower means quieter, right?  Most noise produced by cars is when accelerating from a stop, not cruising at ... neighbourhood is quite peaceful.  Most of the vehicle noise comes from commercial vehicles accelerating from a stop, not from them ... this is small island that hosts the annual Isle of Man TT motorcycle races (108th year) when +50,000 vistors invade the island - and it ...

DriveSmartBC - 2019/11/07 - 21:48 - 21 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 ... social pest!" This is the category that excessively noisy motorcycle owners are in. It is one of nuisance rather than one of safety. ...

DriveSmartBC - 2019/11/13 - 21:42 - 1 comment

VIEWPOINT - Motorcycle Excessive Noise

There is one thing that irks me - the excessive noise of "unregulated exhaust system" Harley Davidson ... is a way to control the throttle that can make a lot of noise - or not. Combined with "straight pipes", the driver has ...

pacific - 2019/09/10 - 16:07 - 1 comment

Q&A - Enforcement of Excessive Noise From Vehicles

... their throttles, was astonishing.  (Last year I had a motorcycle that travelled up Boucherie Road at 4.35 am on weekdays, 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 - 19:51 - 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 ... 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 - 12:18 - 5 comments

Right Hand Drive Vehicles in a Left Hand Drive World

... vehicle beside a dodge Viper, beside a semi-truck beside a motorcycle and i ask you to identify the most dangerous vehicle. The only ... for example, wheels turning, engine accelerating making noise etc ICBC needs to do their job and educate people about these cars ...

DriveSmartBC - 2017/11/12 - 22:51 - 30 comments

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. ... and requiring that something be done. Harley Davidson motorcycle noise What I can't understand is how the noisy Harleys are ...

DriveSmartBC - 2018/06/18 - 17:27 - 7 comments

It's Motorcycle Season Again

... braaaap, braaaaaaaaaap, chug, chug, chug, chug. Yes, it's motorcycle season again. Time for all of us "cagers" to start complaining about the noise and riders to complain about nearly being driven over by drivers who ...

DriveSmartBC - 2019/09/10 - 16:00 - 2 comments

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