Jake Brake bylaw 2009

Town by-law outlawing Jake brakes – passed in March 2009

ARTICLE 5. To see if the Town will vote to amend the General Bylaws by adding
thereto, as Chapter 4, § J thereof, the following, to be entitled

“Excessive Noise From  Compression Brakes Prohibited”:
“Except in the case of an emergency, it is unlawful for the driver of any vehicle
to use or operate, or cause to be used or operated, within the Town limits of the
Town of Lynnfield, any compression brake, engine brake, dynamic brake or
mechanical exhaust device designed to assist in the deceleration or braking of
any motor vehicle, if such device or devices result in excessive, loud or otherwise
unusual noise. Violation shall be punishable by a fine of $200.”
or to take any other action in relation thereto.

Thank you,
Wally McKenzie

One Response to “Jake Brake bylaw 2009”

  1. Muriel Cecere Says:

    If you are on the 43 exit ramp is that
    considered Lynnfield town limits in regard to Jake Brakes?

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