BACKGROUND DOCUMENT FOR INTERSTATE MOTOR CARRIER NOISE EMISSION REGULATIONS

This report presents factual information used by EPA which led to the requirements of the motor carrier regulation. Topics discussed are: regulatory strategy, technology for quieting in-use vehicles, costs, measurement methodology, and economic impact. Truck noise sources are analyzed to determine regulatory maximum levels which are consistent with available retrofit technology. Data are presented on relative stringency between the engineering test used by industry and the roadside tests specified by EPA.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Environmental Protection Agency

    Office of Noise Abatement and Control
    Washington, DC  USA  20460
  • Publication Date: 1974-10

Media Info

  • Pagination: 86 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00091823
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: EPA/550/9-74-017
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 10 1976 12:00AM