Light to moderate snow showers continue this Wednesday morning with cold temperatures to start the day. Roads are *very* icy and snow packed throughout southeast Colorado... so please allow extra time for the morning drive. Throughout the midday and afternoon, we'll keep the chance of some light, fine snow showers, but expecting minor accumulations through the day. Snow looks to finally push out this evening/overnight and our warm up begins. Head over to the "Weather' tab for a full look at the forecast.
Colorado air quality regulators have announced a rule change for the Front Range that would allow most new vehicles to go seven years before getting pollution tests, instead of four years under the current requirements.
The state Air Quality Control Commission said Thursday the changes won't go into effect until 2015 to allow time to get required approvals from lawmakers and the federal Environmental Protection Agency.
Testing would still be required every two years once the new-vehicle exemption expires. But another change would allow the first two tests to use a vehicle's onboard diagnostics system instead of the treadmill currently used.
The commission says air quality won't suffer because of the changes.
It estimates the changes will save vehicle owners a combined $2 million to $8 million a year.
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