EU needs standards for quieter roads

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T&E is urging the EU to produce a harmonised standard for quiet road surfaces, a first step towards more widespread introduction of the technology.

High noise levels are damaging the health of around a third of the population of the EU. It is widely recognised that road noise is a major contributor to overall noise levels, and therefore impacts on health. Given increasing traffic levels throughout Europe, and despite technological advances, roads are getting louder.

Download T&E's letter to the European Commission.