Laws against boom cars

March 1990
Current Events;3/23/90, Vol. 89 Issue 23, p3
Discusses growing community opposition to `boom cars,' automobiles and trucks fitted with powerful stereo systems. Examples of boom-car laws from across the United States; Comments by boom car owners.


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