Illegal tampering is the likely outcome of so-called right to repair legislation. The bottom line is that even today, illegal tampering is undermining advances in safety and emissions for equipment users across sectors. In April of 2019, the Equipment Dealers Association surveyed its members and the statistics surrounding illegal tampering are staggering.
Modifications to Safety and Emissions Features in Off-Road Equipment
770 Equipment Dealers responded to the April 2019 survey. This is a significant sample generated across a broad range of OEMs.