The National Transport Commission requests passengers, bus owners, bus crews, committees and organisations to forward their opinions and suggestions or proposals to formulate a suitable noise level standard inside the buses.
A number of complaints and afflictions are being received regarding irritating and ear-splitting noise inside buses. No standards on noise levels inside buses has yet been formulated a press release issued by the National Transport Commission said.
The NTC in cooperation with Industrial Technical Institute (ITI) has initiated a research base project to set Noise Level Standards inside buses after a survey.
The NTC release said that the proposals to formulate a suitable Noise Level Standard inside buses must be forwarded on or before October 25, 2005 to the following address: Standard and Specifications Unit, National Transport Commission, 241, Park Road, Colombo 05. Telephone: 2587372, 2554476; Fax: 2503725, 2503969; e-mail: email@example.com/ firstname.lastname@example.org