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

DriveSmartBC - 2021/02/18 - 20:06 - 7 comments

Lack of Mufflers

... 22 $109, no points, no record Unnecessary Noise 7A.01 MVAR 800 $109, 3 points, record entry ... saw a provincial court judge dismiss a ticket where the motorcycle involved was equipped with straight pipes, no muffler at all. He ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/02/07 - 14:20 - 11 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 - 2020/07/19 - 12:33 - 30 comments

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 - 2021/02/11 - 07:00 - 21 comments

Noisy Motorcycles

... Obviously many people are bothered by the unnecessary noise emitted by some motorcycles on our highways, particularly those being ... 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 ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/01/19 - 10:00 - 0 comments

Staying On Your Side of the Road

... days. It also can be quite deadly if you're riding a motorcycle! Last summer, I was riding my full sized Harley Davidson motorcycle ... and his have large mirrors. Our mirrors met, with a loud noise. He swerved back into his lane. I believe we were both doing the speed ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/02/26 - 01:00 - 12 comments

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 ... 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 ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/01/20 - 22:00 - 4 comments

Motorcycle Helmets

... hold the other ends of the chin straps. While I am not a motorcycle rider myself, I cannot see why some that do ride aren't interested ... much in a bad crash, perhaps fit, comfort and reduced wind noise should be prime considerations. Behind a flashy paint job, of course. ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/01/20 - 01:00 - 4 comments

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 - 11:19 - 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 - 10:21 - 1 comment

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