Showing off your impressive car audio system can be very exciting and, of course, you will want to push the limits of what the system can do. There are laws in effect that can make abusing your car audio system dangerous because it could result in a ticket or worse. Beyond the fear of legal punishment, you want to be respectful of the people around you. There are a few steps you can take to ensure that you don’t get into trouble by using your car audio system a little too loudly.
The number one rule to keep in mind is to show the power of your system respectfully. If you are in a residential neighborhood, it probably isn’t the best location for you to have your 6×9 speakers bouncing with volume. It is not that you can never play your music loud, you just shouldn’t do it loud when it is going to be a major disturbance to others. Try and find a location where there aren’t many people such as a rural location or a parking lot of a business that is no longer operating. When you aren’t disturbing anyone, you can blast those tunes as loud as you want and not worry about being given a noise pollution citation.
Of course, most of your driving will occur when there are other people on the road. So as not to disturb other drivers and pedestrians, try to listen to your music with the windows up. This will contain all non-bass music. You can also turn down those awesome new 15″ subwoofers and keep the bass in the front speakers only to really help to contain the music.
Another important step in ensuring that you stay out of trouble for displaying your audio system a little too loudly is to know your local laws and the laws in all of the places that you travel. If you know that you aren’t breaking a law then you don’t need to be as concerned and can drive without feeling worried every time you pass a cop.
This next rules doesn’t only apply for when you’re using your car audio system too loudly, it can really always be used. If you are pulled over for using your car audio system too loudly then you should make sure that you are very respectful to the police officers. Display true regret in breaking the law and politely respond to all questions asked. Do not act aggressively and make sure that the police officer does not feel threatened.
You should follow these important steps if you have a new audio system which you want to show off. By using your car audio system respectfully, legally and carefully you will ensure that you do not get into any legal trouble and that you can enjoy the system to it’s fullest potential.