In India, a traffic light was installed, which remains red while the drivers do not stop signal

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Mumbai police began to fight with a constant hum on the roads with an experimental traffic light, on which the timer of the red light is updated every time drivers start loudly signal.

In most countries, car beeps are used as a signal with an emergency or for warning, but in India people often abuse them, applying to express emotions. As a result, densely populated cities suffer from harmful sound pollution.

To solve this problem, the police of the city of Mumbai installed digital noiseomers on the busiest intersections by connecting them to the LED display and traffic lights. Each time the noise level reaches 85 dB or higher, the red light timer is updated. At the same time, drivers see the current indicator and the consequences of their actions.

So far, the tests were performed for 15 minutes a day at several intersections, but next month they plan to establish such systems in 10 places. In the future, the police hoped to introduce such a practice everywhere.

The incentive for such a solution was the fact that Mumbai ranks 4th in the world in terms of traffic loading, according to the TomTom index. According to the service, last year, on average, drivers spent about 8 days in traffic jams.

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