Global plan approved to drive down road noise

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UN Office at Geneva where road noise regulations are agreed. UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferré

Noise from road traffic can be annoying – and deafening – UN health experts say.

But while accelerating cars and rumbling lorries are a modern-day bugbear for many of us, new UN-led regulations should see quieter streets in future.

That's according to Serge Ficheux, chair of a UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) global initiative, who explained to Daniel Johnson how the policy change works in practice.

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