MEPs clamp down on noise pollution from cars

Leon Poultney
MEPs clamp down on noise pollution from cars
MEPs clamp down on noise pollution from cars

A draft law, voted in the European Parliament earlier this week, could see noise limits tightened on cars to protect public health.

The news that will have Halfords car-tinkerers rethinking that big bore exhaust purchase could also force manufacturers to label new products in a bid to inform potential customers of a car's noise levels.