Too loud, India wants to switch horn sound to flute

Jakarta, CNN Indonesia –

Ministry of Transport India stated that it would adopt new rules on the use of horns, which are currently causing noise nuisance. voice horn in India it is said that it is likely to turn into something like a musical instrument.

corresponding LokmatIndia’s Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said the related regulation would be finalized shortly and addressed directly to new vehicle manufacturers.

Gadkari shared his experience with horn noise pollution in India.

“I live on the 11th floor in Nagpur. I do pranayama [latihan yoga untuk pernapasan] every morning for an hour. But the horn disturbed the morning silence. After this matter, it occurred to me that the vehicle horn should be used properly, ”he said.

“We started thinking that the sound of a car horn should be an Indian instrument and we’re working on it. The sound of instruments like tabla, percussion, violin, trumpet, flute should be heard from the horn, ”he said again.

Cartoq explains that there are various no-horn zones on Indian roads, but most motorists do not respect them. According to the rules applicable there, the sound of the horn should not exceed 112 dB.

The honking noise is said to be a big problem in many cities in India and has led to various problems among people.

Gadkari’s solution is considered unlikely to solve the problem, but it could make the horn sound problem less bothersome than it is today.

The horn on the vehicle is basically a device that makes a sound as a means of communication between drivers in traffic. However, the use of the horn may vary in each country due to cultural adjustments.

Motorists in India often use the horn for various things, such as greeting, position information, admonishing other motorists and also as a mitigation measure. The use of the horn in India is also popular because there is another custom that car or truck drivers prefer to fold their mirrors in to avoid collisions.

In Indonesia, for example, the horn is used when overtaking or before entering an invisible intersection.

Whatever the need, the horn should be used ethically and as needed to avoid disturbance or conflict in the surrounding area.

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