Section 32-5-216

Mufflers; prevention of noise, smoke, etc.

(a) Every motor vehicle shall at all times be equipped with a muffler in good working order and in constant operation to prevent excessive or unusual noise and annoying smoke, and no person shall use a muffler cut-out, bypass, a muffler without baffles or similar device upon a motor vehicle on a highway.

(b) The engine and power mechanism of every motor vehicle shall be so equipped and adjusted as to prevent the escape of excessive fumes or smoke.

(Acts 1927, No. 347, p. 348; Code 1940, T. 36, §39; Acts 1949, No. 517, p. 754, §9.)