28.06.2022

  • AMSTERDAM, April 10 (Reuters) – Take the highway past theDutchvillage of Jelsum and the roadwill play you a tune.

  • Created by strategically laid “rumble strips” as a way of livening up journeys across the flat landscape, the novelty has worn thin for locals who say the constant droning melody is driving them mad.

  • The Friesland authority has agreed to remove the rumble strips later this week, local newspaper Leeuwarder Courant reported.

  • The tune is created when car tyres drive over the strips – which are usually deployed at the side of majorroads to warn drivers they are straying off course.

13/04/18 17:50

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Singing road strikes wrong chord with Dutch villagers

AMSTERDAM, April 10 (Reuters) – Take the highway past the Dutch village of Jelsum and the road will play you a tune. Created by strategically laid “rumble strips” as a way of livening up journeys across the flat landscape, the novelty has worn thin for locals who say the...

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