Aircraft and vehicle noise linked to health problems
Evidence is growing that environmental noise has a significant impact on health. One recent report claims road and rail noise are responsible for 50,000 premature deaths a year in Europe, another that night-time aircraft noise can raise people’s blood pressure even if it does not wake them.
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