The step was taken by the Lam Dong Traffic Police Department in the topic of handling air horns and sound amplifiers to ensure traffic safety in the province, especially on National Highway 20. It is a lifeline connecting trade in the Eastern provinces. Highlands, lots of cars passing every day.
According to Lieutenant Colonel Pham Van Chi, Deputy of the Madagui Traffic Police Station, cars with air horns are mostly trucks, tractors, dump trucks carrying building materials. Many cars have a horn under the car, in addition to the gas tank, spare parts storage box … to bypass the authorities.
“The use of air horns by cars not only directly or indirectly causes accidents but also affects people living along Highway 20,” said Mr. Chi. All air horns, after being dismantled, were confiscated by the traffic police for destruction.
According to Decree 34/2010, drivers who honk more than 115 dB(A) will be fined 2-3 million VND.