Punishing Honkers.

PositionINDIA

In India, drivers use their horns constantly-and for some, it's too much. Police in Mumbai, the country's most populous city, recently decided to teach drivers a lesson, installing devices that detect noise at some intersections. When honking rose above a certain decibel level, the traffic lights stayed red. Although there were signs ("Honk more, wait more"), it took a while for drivers to catch on. A video of the confusion went viral on social media. But while the footage is funny, noise pollution is a real problem, contributing to health...

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