Devon and Cornwall police recently bought seven decibel (dB) meters which they are using to measure the sound levels of vehicle exhausts.
They have already started issuing FPN’s and fines for ‘Overly Loud’ exhausts.
BBC – Sound meters tackle noisy drivers
Regulations are to be brought in by the EU requiring tyre manufacturers to produce quieter and more fuel efficient tyres.
BBC NEWS | UK | Law aims to provide safer tyres