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Re: Emissions Testing in Ontario

-----Original Message-----
From: CLIFFORD ILKAY <clifford_ilkay@dinamis.com>
To: quattro@coimbra.ans.net <quattro@coimbra.ans.net>
Date: Wednesday, February 24, 1999 5:24 PM
Subject: Re: Emissions Testing in Ontario

>. I have already read
>horror stories about the testing garages on "rape and pillage" campaigns
>against unwary auto owners. The whole thing stinks of corruption since the
>objective does not seem to be to reduce emissions. Evidently, one can
>simply pay $200 to continue to drive a vehicle which fails the test. I fail
>to see how that will make our air any cleaner.

    The $200 pass is only good for the first test, Clifford - I think it is
intended to allow people with older vehicles time to fix them or get rid of
them. If it fails the second time around, you either fix it or take it off
the road.

Fred Munro
'91 200q  269k km