Bullet, are increasingly having their silencers tampered with to make them sound like they have more cc than they actually do. Now, however, the transport department has embarked on an awareness exercise to clamp down on violators.
Royal Enfield Bullet silencer shouldn’t cross limits over 80 decibels it is considered to be causing noise pollution. In the previous drive, RTO officials seized 45 Bullet that had their silencers tampered with. Tampering with silencers is a violation of the Central Motor Vehicles Act 119 and 120, and invites a penalty of Rs1,000 for the first offense and Rs2,000 for repeat offenses
The Bangalore police have used a road-roller to destroy a handful of seized exhausts, most of which are stripped down from the Royal Enfield motorcycles
Originally manufacture is selling after-market exhausts through their dealerships. But such exhausts are not as loud as the ones used by RE owners. Whatever the case may be, RE owners have to realize the importance of noise pollution and stop using cheap mod-jobs.