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Action Against Drivers Who Play Loud Horns: Mumbai Police

Mumbai Police has requested automakers to keep the horn of vehicles low in line with the Supreme Court's direction on noise pollution

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Amid the ongoing controversy over the use of loudspeakers at religious places, the Mumbai Police has urged automakers to lower the horn of vehicles in line with the Supreme Court's direction on noise pollution. 

An official said that at present the sound of horns of vehicles is between 92 decibels to 112 decibels, which is in violation of the guidelines of the apex court.

He said, "We have recently held a meeting with various automakers to check the noise pollution and asked them to reduce the sound of the horns of the vehicles."

The official said that the city police is also taking action against the drivers who play loud horns. He said that playing horns of loud sound in the night will also be banned. He told that with the intention of making the metropolis free from noise pollution, the police will also hold a meeting with the vehicle dealer.

The official said that the Mumbai Police has recently met several builders and developers and asked them to reduce the noise pollution caused by construction works.

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