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Bay Roberts RCMP cracks down on unsafe vehicle modifications

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RCMP. - Sara Ericsson
BAY ROBERTS, N.L. —

Bay Roberts RCMP is asking vehicles owners considering modifications to keep in mind there are regulations to comply with to ensure their vehicles are still safe to drive.

According to a news release, Bay Roberts RCMP has been working with the Provincial Highway Enforcement Division to address concerns over vehicle modifications. Recently, a traffic check point was conducted whereby 15 vehicles were ordered to have motor vehicle inspections completed.

RCMP NL reminds motorists there are regulations in place for vehicle modifications pertaining to exhaust, tire size and bumper height. Motorists need to be cognizant of regulations before modifying their vehicle from the standards of the manufacturer.

Vehicle modifications are a safety concern, as modifications can have detrimental effects on the vehicle's safety standards in the event of a collision.

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