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they're quite loud
and why can t the police park properly
^ face hurts laughing
They have to cover traffic noise, people who have car stereos on loud, the hard of hearing and people wearing headphones.
Tis annoying though, particularly if you live near a station.
house is on fire !
always says when they go past sirens blaring...
"he won't sell any ice creams going at that speed"
dad jokes, they tell the same jokes for years don't they..
YES of course they do
i SEE what YOU did THERE
it's bounds to be...actually, no.
i'll have to leave you know.
There's a fair bit of research that's gone into ways of making sirens more noticeable without increasing the volume. One of these is to have different types of siren, and to insert noise bursts. Oddly the latter seem to have disappeared recently (except in the US where they're still used I think), so perhaps they've just taken to ramping up the dBs to piss you off.