A yellow Lamborghini sports car in a parking lot in Zurich. Anyone who intentionally makes a lot of noise with their vehicle should be able to be punished more severely in the future. (theme image)
They’re a nuisance to local residents: autoposers. Anyone who repeatedly intentionally makes a lot of noise with their vehicle in order to attract attention should be punished more severely in future. The Federal Council decided that.
First offenders should only be warned. However, if he or she commits another offense within two years of this warning, there is a risk of his or her driver’s license being withdrawn for at least one month. Incidentally, it is not necessary for third parties to be endangered by the noise, as the Federal Council writes.
Tuning is made more difficult
The federal government also wants to create the legal basis so that it can provide financial support to the cantons to carry out more traffic noise controls.
The Federal Council is also proposing a ban on replacement silencers for vehicles such as motorcycles, which lead to higher noise emissions than the components originally installed. Likewise, the registration of correspondingly modified vehicles should be prohibited. (SDA/sf)