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WRITE YOUR SENATORS… …OR YOU COULD LOSE YOUR AUTOMOTIVE WAY OF LIFE

DIESEL WORLD MAGAZINE

A few years ago, I wrote a column about the Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports (RPM) Act. I’m including SEMA’s description of the act here in full. Quickly, the RPM Act would “protect Americans’ right to modify street vehicles into dedicated race cars and industry’s right to sell the parts that enable racers to compete.” With so many conflicting local, state, and federal laws out there attempting to regulate what we do to our vehicles, the passage of the RPM Act is crucial to protecting our automotive way of life. Let me explain why.

Today, there are several federal laws that say no emissions modifications are legal. No matter what your local laws are, if you modify the emissions equipment on your vehicle, you’re in violation of federal law. Even if you make improvements, federal law says you’re in the wrong. Now, there are exemption orders (EO) you can obtain as a manufacturer, but, depending on how you interpret the laws, these orders can also be interpreted as illegal, even though the federal government is handing them out.

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