In Maryland, vehicles 20 of age or older can dodge emissions testing via registration as "historic motor vehicles," (HMV) but that might be about to change.Introduced to Maryland's state legislature in February,

House Bill 1258 could revoke the emissions exemption granted to HMVs younger than 40 years old. Scheduled for a hearing in Maryland's House Environment and Transportation Committee, HB 1258 would require vehicles built from 1981 to 2000 that are registered as HMVs to undergo testing until they pass the 40-year milestone. This involves a sniffer test for pre-1996 vehicles and On-Board Diagnostic readings for vehicles built in 1996 onward

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