That potato-potato sound might be a little quieter this summer in the Garden of the Gulf.
According to CBC, PEI’s RCMP have announced a crackdown on noisy motorcycles this summer. So far, there doesn’t seem to be any talk of fancy technology like the noise trap Calgary tried — a police officer says they’ll be conducting roadside checks to root out bikes that are making more noise than allowed by the Highway Traffic Act.
The CBC article doesn’t say what that decibel limit will be, or when the crackdown will begin.
Although newspapers across Canada are full of complaints about loud pipes every spring, this is the first time we’ve seen a whole province take a stand against noisy motorcycles — although it’s a province with less population than Canada’s larger cities.