Barrie man charged in Bradford over loud vehicle

Loud mufflers are illegal under the Highway Traffic Act

Police in Barrie are not the only ones keeping an ear out for loud vehicles.

A 30-year-old Barrie man has been charged by South Simcoe Police after a traffic stop on Holland Street in Bradford.

He’s been charged, not only with having an improper muffler system, but also with having improper brakes, driving while under suspension, and driving without insurance.

Barrie Police have charged a number of drivers in recent days in a blitz on noisy vehicles.

Loud mufflers are illegal under the Highway Traffic Act. The fines upon conviction for Improper Muffler and Unnecessary Noise are $110.