U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Colorado > Colorado Springs
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
Reply Start New Thread
 
Old 12-17-2010, 10:44 AM
 
Location: Woodland Park, CO
3,124 posts, read 8,553,840 times
Reputation: 2446

Advertisements

They won't get rid of the inspections because it provides thousands of jobs. It's basically a hidden tax.

I still can't believe New Jersey and Oregon force you by law to have someone fill your vehicles gas tank. They won't remove the law because it would put a lot of people out of a job. Or they think putting fuel in your car is too dangerous for their stupid residents? LOL
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 12-21-2010, 10:38 AM
 
Location: The Springs
1,740 posts, read 1,712,170 times
Reputation: 1744
The quick answer as to why emissions testing was done away with in the Pikes Peak Region is because our air quality meets or exceeds federal air standards and therefore testing was deemed an unnecessary expense. Works for me!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 12-21-2010, 11:07 AM
 
727 posts, read 1,073,264 times
Reputation: 761
Same situation for me when I lived in VA. In Northern Virginia, closer to the metro DC area, we had annual emissions checks. In Fredericksburg, about 50 miles south, we didn't need them. The air quality outside the metro area met Federal standards. Of course, you still couldn't stand breathing due to the oppressive humidity. But that's another story. No problem like that here.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


Reply
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:


Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2013 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram

Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Colorado > Colorado Springs
Similar Threads

All times are GMT -6.

2005-2017, Advameg, Inc.

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32 - Top