Post-lockdown, motorised bike noise pollution prompts Paris controls


One positive effect of the Covid-19 lockdown on public movement in the French capital was a reduction in traffic noise, and since the lifting of the measures the ressurgence of motorised bike noise, often the result of owners removing silencers, is now the object of  tentative policing.

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The lockdown experience in our cities has led many people to be much more aware of noise pollution, reports BBC News.