Fast drivers who really put their foot down can become very loud road users – levels of up to about 80 decibels on a noise level scale can be reached. A slower car, however, reaches only approximately 60 decibels.
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Structure and function of a sensory organ
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Lamp; Road safety training; Sense of hearing; Hearing training; Listening situation; Road safety training; Source of noise
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