I was disappointed in the bias against motorcycles in the original Oct. 21 article, “Quieting mortocycles,” and Shawn Dunnett’s Nov. 4 Letter to the Editor, both slanted towards motorcycles being the major problem relating to noise.
Section 128 of Highway Traffic Act specfically prohibits any changes that would result in excessive or unusual noise.
Vancouver police are warning motorists they've launched a new blitz focused on excessively loud motorcycles and cars. The campaign began Monday and runs through the summer months.
As a fellow motorcyclist, I don’t like hearing all the noise out on the streets. The noise makers will say loud pipes save lives, but this has proven to be not true. I think it’s the image thing, which also goes along with the no helmet look.
Nine months after rolling out the first police motorcycles in decades, West Lafayette police say they are pleased with the department’s new traffic unit. Chief Jason Dombkowski said the motorcycle units are helpful in his city, considered the most densely-populated community in Indiana.
Just because city bylaw staff have yet to issue even one ticket for motorcycle noise doesn’t mean the bylaw is pointless, says the city’s manager in charge of bylaw enforcement. “Residents have the right to voice their concerns and we would follow up,” said Doug Godfrey, manager of bylaw compliance and security.
Edmonton police say they plan to target noisy motorcycles as riders return to the roads this spring and summer. "Excessive noise from motorcycles is a concern for both EPS and the City of Edmonton, and as such, the City of Edmonton community standards bylaw will be enforced throughout the city by officers as soon as we're seeing bikes out on the road,"
YARMOUTH – For the fourth year in a row, a Yarmouth resident is bringing his petitioner’s articles to town meeting in May in an attempt curb noise from motorcycle rides through Yarmouth.
After some Kaslo residents started a petition to ask the RCMP to crack down on motorcycle noise, another group of residents are taking the riders' side and want their town named the most rider friendly community in Canada.
March 10th, 2016 - Dear Mr. McLeod,