Sound level of motor vehicles

31-01-2013

Traffic noise has impacts on citizens' health and well-being. The European Commission therefore proposed a Regulation which aims to reduce the noise emissions of motor vehicles by about 25%. The EP's ENVI Environment Committee voted to amendments to the proposed noise limits, and calls for mandatory noise labelling of vehicles as well as a systematic assessment of road surfaces.

Traffic noise has impacts on citizens' health and well-being. The European Commission therefore proposed a Regulation which aims to reduce the noise emissions of motor vehicles by about 25%. The EP's ENVI Environment Committee voted to amendments to the proposed noise limits, and calls for mandatory noise labelling of vehicles as well as a systematic assessment of road surfaces.