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All is not sweetness and light for Sunshine State aficionados of the thump. According to a new law, any motorist whose beats can be heard by a police officer 25 feet from the vehicle is up for some surrender of the dinero, namely 70 samoleons. While Florida's had such a law on the books in the past, the previous limit was 100 feet. However, bass lovers contend that the beat must and will go on. As Sam Huggins of Deerfield Beach notes, ""You have to respect the officers when you see them. But when you don't..."

Florida tries to quiet down 'boom cars' [Christian Science Monitor]

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