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Noise Pollution: Dont put Noise Generators! ...but a Quiet Horn might be an option

Discussion in 'Energy, Environment, and Policy' started by IceWendigo, Jun 21, 2013.

  1. IceWendigo

    IceWendigo Member

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    I love the fact EVs are quiet and do not generate noise pollution.

    Imo it is UNREASONABLE to ask EVs to generate noise pollution like a ICE car,

    so

    please fight off the pressure as much as possible to create any kind of artificial noise, but if anti-EV-initiative noise is needed, consider making a Quiet Horn:

    you press on a button to briefly generate (6 sec) "as much noise" as a Lexus LS 600h,
    so if you see an old lady like the one that complained about the absence of noise pollution (paid by Exxon or what?) at the meeting,
    then instead of giving her a heart attack with a normal horn to signal your presence, you press the courtesy Quiet Horn,
    and make a weeee bit of bare minimum Lexus-ish presence sound.
     
  2. santana338

    santana338 Member

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    +1

    I've noticed that it is hard to just give a courtesy honk when sitting behind someone who hasn't noticed the light turned green. It is either nothing or a full on HONK. Am I missing the secret technique?
     

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