California could save billions in healthcare costs if the state adopts a 64 miles-per-gallon equivalent fuel economy standard, according to the Road to Clean Air report released Tuesday by the American Lung Assn.
Motorcyclists who swap their bikes' stock exhaust systems for so-called loud pipes may be more likely to get a traffic ticket under a California bill that passed the Senate on Monday. SB 435, also known as the Motorcycle Anti-Tampering Act, gives law enforcement officials the ability to cite noise pollution violations under the California Vehicle Code... Read the full story about SB 435, originally published on www.latimes.com August 31, 2010.
Cars do it. Trucks do it. And now the state of California may require
motorcycles to do it too. Biennial smog checks would be required for
motorcycles manufactured in the 2000 model year and later under a bill
making its way through the California Legislature... To read the rest of the story about California's proposed motorcycle smog check program, originally published in the Los Angeles Times May 3, 2009, click here.
I'd like to begin this column with an apology. I'm sorry for ruining your day. This story is about emissions... To read the rest of the story about motorcycles' smog-causing emissions, originally published in the Los Angeles Times June 11, 2008, click here.