Vote on truck noise leaves current limit in place


 

Proposals to reduce the maximum noise limit of heavy trucks have been rejected by a plenary session in the European Parliament. Although MEPs in the EU Parliament’s Environment Committee approved a proposal in December that would see most newly registered heavy road-going trucks restricted over an eight-year period to a maximum of 79dB(A) with off-roaders  limited to 80dB(A) – a 1dB(A) reduction on today’s levels – a subsequent plenary vote in early February left the current limits for such vehicles […]