DOCUMERICA (1971-1977): Photographer – Lyntha Scott Eiler, Norwood, Ohio, USA.

MOTORIST ENGAGES IN A LENGTHY CONFRONTATION WITH PUBLIC WORKS EMPLOYEES OF AN AUTO EMISSION INSPECTION STATION IN NORWOOD OHIO. HE WAS UNCONVINCED THAT HIS STATION WAGON WAS NOT MAINTAINED WELL ENOUGH TO PASS THE EXHAUST ANALYZER TEST FOR CARBON MONOXIDE EMISSION. HIS VEHICLE DID PASS THE HYDROCARBONS PORTION OF THE TEST. THE MOTORIST WAS ISSUED […]

DOCUMERICA (1971-1977): Photographer – Lyntha Scott Eiler, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.

TEMPORARY 30-DAY STICKER ATTACHED TO THE WINDSHIELD OF A YOUNG WOMAN’S CAR WHICH HAD FAILED TESTING AT AN AUTO EMISSION INSPECTION STATION IN DOWNTOWN CINCINNATI, OHIO. ALL LIGHT DUTY SPARK IGNITION POWERED MOTOR VEHICLES MUST PASS THE EMISSIONS TEST ANNUALLY FOR CARBON MONOXIDE AND HYDROCARBONS AS WELL AS RECEIVE A SAFETY CHECK WHICH HAS BEEN […]

DOCUMERICA: Photographer – Lyntha Scott Eiler, Newtown, Ohio, USA. (1975)

EMPLOYEE AT THE HAMILTON COUNTY AUTO EMISSION INSPECTION STATION AT NEWTOWN, OHIO. SHE IS FILLING OUT THE EMISSIONS DATA SHEET AND TELLING THE DRIVER WHAT HE MUST DO. IF A VEHICLE FAILS THE TEST FOR CARBON MONOXIDE OR HYDROCARBON EMISSIONS, THE OWNER HAS 30 DAYS TO HAVE IT REPAIRED AND RETESTED. ALL LIGHT DUTY, SPARK […]

DOCUMERICA (1971-1977): Photographer – Lyntha Scott Eiler, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.

AUTO EMISSION INSPECTION STATION IN DOWNTOWN CINCINNATI OHIO, HAD AN OVERABUNDANCE OF EMPLOYEES IN THE SUMMER OF 1975 BECAUSE OF THE CHANGEOVER FROM SEMI-ANNUAL TO ANNUAL INSPECTIONS AND THE FACT THAT POLICE WERE NOT TICKETING VEHICLES. ALL VEHICLES IN THE CITY ARE SAFETY TESTED. LIGHT DUTY, SPARK IGNITION POWERED MOTOR VEHICLES ALSO ARE HOOKED UP […]

DOCUMERICA: Photographer – Lyntha Scott Eiler, Newtown, Ohio, USA. (1975)

TWO MOTORISTS WATCH AS CARBON MONOXIDE AND HYDROCARBON EMISSION READINGS ARE REGISTERED ON THE EXHAUST ANALYZER. THE CAR IS BEING TESTED BY AN EMPLOYEE AT THE HAMILTON COUNTY AUTO EMISSION INSPECTION STATION AT NEWTOWN, OHIO. IF A VEHICLE FAILS THE TEST, ITS OWNER IS GIVEN 30 DAYS TO HAVE IT REPAIRED AND RETESTED. ALL LIGHT […]

DOCUMERICA (1971-1977): Photographer – Lyntha Scott Eiler, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.

AS HIS CAR IS BEING TESTED, A MOTORIST READS OVER A FREE BROCHURE ON EXHAUST EMISSIONS AT AN AUTO EMISSION INSPECTION STATION IN DOWNTOWN CINCINNATI, OHIO. ALL LIGHT DUTY, SPARK IGNITION POWERED MOTOR VEHICLES ARE TESTED ANNUALLY FOR CARBON MONOXIDE AND HYDROCARBON EMISSIONS, AND GIVEN A SAFETY CHECK. ALL OTHER VEHICLES REGISTERED IN THE CITY […]