The California plan now approved by the full legislature (WEVTU — 15 June '99, p.2) to cut back on I/M testing of low emissions vehicles contains provisions that could signal additional changes in the I/M programs of other states who look to California for guidance. Money saved by exempting many more vehicles than those four years old and newer from scheduled testing will be diverted to some extent to expanding current financial help to low-income people for emissions-related repairs ...
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