Noise considerably impairs quality of life for many people. Main sources are motor vehicles, trains and aircraft, but also industrial and commercial facilities. Exposure to high levels of noise is not just disturbing or annoying, it may also lead to significant health risks in particular with regard to the cardio-vascular system. Noise is a relevant problem in society. The exposure of the population to noise must be reduced.

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