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[NSW] Can you still be pulled over for a noisy muffler?

Discussion in 'Politics, Laws, Government & Insurance' started by rc36, Nov 16, 2009.

  1. The obvious answer, given the plethora of Harleys with open pipes, is no, but can someone answer the question from a legal point of view first?

    I was under the impression that the infamous EPA regulation of a few years ago that required every muffler to have "The Sticker" on it, had been repealed as it was legally unenforceable.

    I haven't ever been pulled over, but the question was asked of me and I wasn't sure how to answer.
  2. Yes.

    Police may issue a defect notice if they believe your bike may be illegally loud... or if they don't like you; and you have to go get it checked at the pits.

    Any anonymous f***wit can also report you to the EPA for noise pollution etc with your number plate, and they can issue a similar defect notice.
  3. current road rules:
    and now for something completely different:
  4. Further Noise control regulation:

    and also

  5. Thanks, guys.