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Old 02-20-2008, 11:48 PM   #1 (permalink)
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News: Maryland legislators may require cars to make some noise

Via ABG: Maryland legislators may require cars to make some noise

You've probably read about the plague of Priuses silently mowing down platoons of pedestrians across the contentent as they sneak around parking lots in stealth mode.

Thankfully, one state is ready to apply a solution: force quiet cars to make some noise!

A Maryland Senate committee will hold a hearing this coming week on a bill that would create a task force to study the issue and possibly impose a minimum noise level for vehicles in the state.
I think we would all be better off if they just took a cue from Transport Canada and decided it would be best to ban electrically driven vehicles altogether. For our safety!

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