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  • § 325.1
    Scope of the rules in this part.
  • § 325.3
    Effective date.
  • § 325.5

    Definitions.

  • § 325.7
    Allowable noise levels.
  • § 325.9
    Measurement tolerances.
  • § 325.11
    Issuance, amendment, and revocation of the rules in this part.
  • § 325.13
    Inspection and examination of motor vehicles.
  • § 325.21
    Scope of the rules in this subpart.
  • § 325.23
    Type of measurement systems which may be used.
  • § 325.25
    Calibration of measurement systems.
  • § 325.27
    Use of a windscreen.
  • § 325.31
    Scope of the rules in this subpart.
  • § 325.33
    Site characteristics; highway operations.
  • § 325.35
    Ambient conditions; highway operations.
  • § 325.37
    Location and operation of sound level measurement system; highway operations.
  • § 325.39
    Measurement procedure; highway operations.
  • § 325.51
    Scope of the rules in this subpart.
  • § 325.53
    Site characteristics; stationary test.
  • § 325.55
    Ambient conditions; stationary test.
  • § 325.57
    Location and operation of sound level measurement systems; stationary test.
  • § 325.59
    Measurement procedure; stationary test.
  • § 325.71
    Scope of the rules in this subpart.
  • § 325.73
    Microphone distance correction factors.
  • § 325.75
    Ground surface correction factors.
  • § 325.77
    Computation of open site requirements—nonstandard sites.
  • § 325.79
    Application of correction factors.
  • § 325.91
    Exhaust systems.
  • § 325.93
    Tires.

Part 325
COMPLIANCE WITH INTERSTATE MOTOR CARRIER NOISE EMISSION STANDARDS

§ 325.51: Scope of the rules in this subpart.

(a) The rules in this subpart specify conditions and procedures for measuring the sound level generated by a vehicle when the vehicle's engine is rapidly accelerated from idle to governed speed at wide open throttle with the vehicle stationary, its transmission in neutral, and its clutch engaged, for the purpose of ascertaining whether the motor vehicle conforms to the Standard for Operation Under Stationary Test, 40 CFR 202.21.
(b) The rules in this subpart apply only to a motor vehicle that is equipped with an engine speed governor.
(c) Tests conducted in accordance with the rules of this subpart may be made on either side of the vehicle.