Motor and Other vehicles
Snowmobiles and Recreational Vehicles
§ 31-3.2-8 Mufflers.
Except as provided in this section, every snowmobile or recreational vehicle
shall be equipped at all times with a muffler in good working order which
blends the exhaust noise into the overall snowmobile or recreational vehicle
noise and is in constant operation to prevent excessive or unusual noise. The
exhaust system shall not emit or produce a sharp popping or crackling sound.
This section does not apply to organized races or similar competitive events
(1) Private lands, with the permission of the owner, lessee
or custodian of the land;
(2) Public lands and water under the jurisdiction of the
director, with the director's permission; or
(3) Other public lands, with the consent of the public agency
owning the land. No person shall have for sale, sell, or offer for sale on any
new snowmobile or recreational vehicle any muffler that fails to comply with
the specifications required by the rules and regulations of the director after
the effective date of the rules and regulations.
History of Section.
(P.L. 1971, ch. 117, § 1; P.L. 1992, ch. 324, § 10; P.L. 2008, ch.
127, § 1; P.L. 2008, ch. 179, § 1.)