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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

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

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 - 17:07 - 1 comment

CASE LAW - R v Tootill

... on a charge of loud and unnecessary exhaust system noise pursuant to Section 7A.01 of the Motor Vehicle Act Regulations by ... Lim in traffic court. He was operating his Harley Davidson motorcycle on Beach Avenue in Vancouver and was stopped by Constable Bercic of ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/01/19 - 10:00 - 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 ... 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

... Along with the speeding problem, we have a serious exhaust noise problem from many vehicles that effects us more so in the evening and ... 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. ...

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

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 - 20:51 - 3 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 - 2020/07/19 - 12:34 - 2 comments

Q&A - Alarm Sirens as Horns

... in law to be allowed to use a siren type of alarm noise generated by say a bike alarm to be used as part of your horn mechanism. ... are indeed two-tone). I have always upgraded my own motorcycle horns. The stock horns are generally inadequately quiet. Princess ...

Anonymous - 2019/09/10 - 17:31 - 5 comments

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