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Anyone have a noise meter?

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Arlington, VA
Arlington is getting annoying with their noise complaint laws:
http://www.arlnow.com/2012/10/19/hefty-new-fines-proposed-for-noise-ordinance/

idiots said:
Among the proposed changes, county staff is recommending an increase in the fine for a noise violation from $25 to a maximum of $2,500. Jail time would also be possible under the revised ordinance.
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The threshold for vehicle noise will be 70-90 dB, depending on the vehicle’s speed and weight

Of course they will not be subject to their own laws:
hypocrites said:
The county government and its contractors are exempt from the ordinance.

I can see the cops hanging out around car meets right now with dollar signs in their eyes and noise meters in their hand.
 
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