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(A) As used in this section:
(1) LIGHT-MOTOR VEHICLES means any automobile, van, motorcycle, motor-driven cycle, motor scooter, go-cart, minibike, trail bike, neighborhood electric vehicle, golf cart, mini truck, all terrain vehicle, truck with a gross vehicular weight of less than 10,000 pounds or low power vehicle.
(2) LOW POWER VEHICLE for the purposes of this section means a vehicle with a gas, electric or battery powered engine that may achieve a maximum vehicle speed of 35 miles per hour.
(B) It shall be unlawful for any person to operate, or cause to operate, or use a light-motor vehicle in a manner as to cause, or allow to be caused, excessive noise levels as a result of unreasonable rapid accelerations, deceleration, revving of engine, squealing of tires, honking of horns, or as a result of the operation of audio devices including but not limited to radios, phonograph, tape players, compact disc players or any other sound-amplifying device on or from the light-motor vehicle.
(C) No person shall operate, or cause to operate, or use a light-motor vehicle in violation of the noise standards contained in Minn. Rules parts 7030.1050 and 7030.1060, as it may be amended from time to time.
(D) No person shall operate, or cause to operate, or use a light-motor vehicle that discharges its exhaust other than through a muffler or other device that effectively prevents loud or explosive noises. No person shall operate, or cause to operate, or use a light-motor vehicle whose exhaust system has been modified, altered, or repaired in any way, including the use of a muffler cut-out or by-pass, that amplifies or otherwise increases noise above that emitted by the light-motor vehicle as originally equipped.
(E) The following are exempted from the provisions of this section:
(1) Sound emitted from sirens of authorized emergency vehicles;
(2) Burglar alarms on light-motor vehicles of the electronic signaling type which also transmit an audible signal to a receiver which can be carried by the owner or operator of the vehicle; and
(3) Celebrations on Halloween and other legal holidays and celebrations in connection with duly authorized parades.
Penalty, see § 10.99