Rolling Coal? Pay a Fine!

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  1. KennyGS

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    Illinois Bill Would Levy $5,000 Fine For Drivers “Rolling Coal”

    Illinois Bill Would Levy $5,000 Fine For Drivers “Rolling Coal” - Gas 2

    Rep. Will Guzzardi from the Illinois General Assembly has introduced a bill that would fine anybody caught rolling coal the Prairie State $5,000, reports AutoGuide. Guzzardi, a Democrat, wants to strengthen the wording of an already-existing EPA law against tampering with emissions equipment. While the EPA says it has already fined companiesselling devices that defeat emissions control systems, it is a fairly simple matter to flash an ECU to deliver the kind of sooty nonsense some diesel truck drivers enjoy.
     
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    interesting to see if this passes in the state that just screwed ev drivers.
     
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    bwilson4web BMW i3 and Model 3

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    Oh I don't know. Every smoking diesel driver probably killed 2-3 future sales.

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    We live in interesting, and kinda heart-breaking times. Some cars super clean, side-by-side with stinkers.

    Personally, we've got pretty much ZERO garbage now, it's almost all compostable or recycled. My wife's brother lives in a building offering recycling, but it's pitfully inadequate for the number of occupants. So he just slams everything in the garbage. Everything.

    Go through a mall food court, "convenience" eating comes with tremendous eco cost: the garbage is a sad olio of food waste, plastic, paper.

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    Mendel Leisk Sand Pounder

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    Pulled up behind someone at the gas station today, got the card thing done, started filling, noticed the guy ahead had a nice Lexus, and then this:

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    Couldn't resist a picture, guess the repellent wasn't working, lol. On the other side he had another logo, something about promoting global warming. All in good fun.
     
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    Chuck. Former Honda Enzyte Driver

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    ^ I hope his job assigns him to living a year in Beijing. ;)
     
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    The thing that aggravates me about "Rolling Coal" is, When they do it in town, you practically have a black out and can't see until you get through it.....
     
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    ETC(SS) The OTHER One Percenter.....

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