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Noise cameras to nab loud exhausts

Australian police and transport authorities will monitor the British development and trial of prototype noise cameras that can detect loud motor vehicle exhausts. The UK Department of Transport will test the prototype cameras in the coming months, but will not fine offenders. Yet! Noise cameras “New camera technology to be trialled by the government aims …

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Police crack down on noisy mufflers

Victorian police launched Operation Muffler this month to crack down on noisy motorcycle and car mufflers after complaints from the public. The operation began on January 15 and will continue “for the foreseeable future”, says a Victoria Police media spokeswoman. “Operation Muffler was formulated in response to community feedback to the Police and the EPA …

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Noisy motorbike exhausts doomed?

As noisy motorbike exhausts seem doomed by complaints and heightened law enforcement around the world, Harley-Davidson has been able to increase the noise of its new models. Their new Milwaukee Eight V-twin engine is mechanically quieter which means they have been able to make the exhaust note louder and richer while still remaining legal in world-standard …

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Noisy motorcycle exhaust fight continues

A 70-year-old Canadian is appealing after his $850,000 lawsuit against a local council, police and a motorcycle group over excessive motorcycle exhaust noise was thrown out of court. The Edmonton’s Court of Queen’s Bench threw out Richard Jones’s case, saying it “discloses no reasonable cause of action, is frivolous, irrelevant or improper, and constitutes an abuse of process.” Richard says …

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Noisy motorcycle exhausts could cost us

A dangerous precedent has been set in Canada where a resident is suing his local council, police and a motorcycle group over excessive motorcycle exhaust noise. A 70-year-old Canadian has filed an $850,000 lawsuit in Edmonton’s Court of Queen’s Bench naming the city of Fort Saskatchewan, the local Mounties’ detachment and the Fort Saskatchewan Motorcycle …

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