Reynoldsburg, like other urban centers within the city and throughout the country, is receiving repeated complaints about excessive vehicle noise. Numerous noise complaints have come in through city councillors, town hall meetings, in the media and the public calling in on the police complaint line.
Loud and excessive noise can be characterized as noise that becomes a nuisance to the general public, taking into consideration the nature, location, time and proximity of the source to residents and members of the public. An example of this would include a loud auto stereo or car, truck or motorcycle exhaust emitting sound to the extent it disturbs patrons at a café, nearby residents or other motorists on the roadway.
Loud and excessive noise is now being addressed as a community disorder issue in Reynoldsburg. Traffic and Patrol members are conducting an enforcement campaign in an effort to crack down on offenders.
If operated normally, most original or equipment in any vehicle should not emit excessive noise. Check the equipment that you do have to ensure your exhaust system does not emit excessive noise through a widened outlet that amplifies the noise. Also ensure that your system is equipped with baffles. Have consideration for those around you and avoid aggressive use of your equipment.
Fines for Violation
The EPS will charge violators at three benchmark noise levels tested with the motorcycle stationary.:
Violators in excess of 92 dbA at idle for all motorcycles
Violators in excess of 96 dbA at 2000 rpm for motorcycles having less than 3 cylinders or more than 4 cylinders
Violators in excess of 100 dbA at 5000 rpm for motorcycles with 3 or 4 cylinders.
The fine for violation of this bylaw is $250.00 for first time offenders. Maximum fine is $10,000 and may also include confiscation of vehicle.
Sections of the Traffic Safety Act can also be used when dealing with excessive noise.
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