According to reports, the Centre is planning to impose a hefty fine on vehicles that excessively honk.
The report also states that according to a new government proposal, there might soon be a hefty fine for owners, dealers or manufacturers of fancy horns that cause a nuisance on Indian roads apart from leading to noise pollution.
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While dealers and owners of garages who install such horns will have to pay as much as Rs.1 lakh for installing such horns.
At present modalities of this proposal is being worked upon and the government is likely to added it as part of the comprehensive amendments that would added to the Motor Vehicle Act.
The report also claims that these amendments might be introduced in the parliament in the Monsoon session.