Apart from air pollution, our modern vehicles also cause too much noise pollution. If standing still in a long traffic jam won’t make you go crazy, I’m sure the unnecessary honking will make you lose your calm.
It’s irritating after all. Unnecessary honking sucks. When you are stuck in a traffic jam, you know you can’t even move the tires of your car. But the person behind you is restless, he is continuously honking which is making you go crazy.
The main problem is everyone is educated, people who are on the roads know about traffic rules, but still act uncivil (or like an idiot).
Noise pollution and honking
People can see that they are in traffic and honking won’t help them to get home any quicker. Still, they love to honk and will honk till they reach their destination which is very irritating.
It seems like there is no option. But in a letter sent to Anand Mahindra (the chairman of the Mahindra group) by an 11-year-old girl, explains how automobile manufacturers should target this problem.
What’s her suggestion?
Unnecessary honking not only gives rise to air pollution but it also irritates other people driving on the road. Knowing that these car horn noises makes everyone unhappy, this little girl from Mumbai is Mahika Mishra. She wrote a letter to the chairman of the Mahindra group.
In her letter, she expressed how sad she is knowing that people keep on honking in the traffic. Even when they clearly see that the vehicles are not in a position to move anywhere. Mahindra group is one of the leading car manufacturers in India, which is why Mahika decided to share her idea of putting control on this unnecessary honking with Anand Mahindra.
She thinks unnecessary hoking on roads can be controlled if there is a limit on the number of times one person can use his horn for a definite period of time.
In her letter, she suggests, “that a person should be able to honk only 5 times in 10 minutes and honk should be only for 3 minutes.” Here is her letter that she wrote to Anand.
If this method can be implemented (of course after making some necessary changes), the roads will become quieter. As the noise from the car horns can be controlled to a great extent.
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It is good to know that there are people who still want the better for our world. Mahika might be a little girl but her idea can help car manufacturers. Her suggestion can help them to device a way to control the noise pollution caused by cars.