SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 News) - State Representative John Dougal is considering legislation that would eliminate vehicle safety inspections and limit emissions testing in Utah, according to a report from The Sutherland Institute.According to the report
, Dougal claims most vehicles pass inspection already, and that the regulation is unnecessary.
Dougal said that some emissions testing on newer vehicles could be eliminated as well, according to the Sutherland report.
Dougal is the same representative who introduced the controversial House Bill 477 during the 2011 legislative session. The bill would have restricted public and media access to some communications between lawmakers.
The Sutherland Institute is a conservative think tank located in Salt Lake City.