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Old 01-22-2012, 05:16 PM   #17 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Frank Lee View Post
Re: anti-idling laws: We need to be more like Finland. Yes, I don't like more and more laws but the people have proven incapable of common sense on their own.
IIRC, the USA does have an EPA 3 minute idling law on the books, going back ~30 years. I'll search for it.

Edit: Looks like I was wrong. There's an EPA model idling law available for state adoption since 2004 limiting idling to 5 minutes.

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