Pune alone Honks 1 crore times every day as per RTO study of 2018. Spherule Foundation celebrates No Honking day on Dec 12 every year and aware people not to unnecessarily Honk and be respectful for people on Road. More than 95% of these honking can be avoided. Relentless and unnecessary honking assaults our senses every day and is a major cause of road rage, anxiety, hypertension and sleep disorders.
Some of the tips not to honk include – 1. Plan ahead – Do not rush the last minute. 2. Have patience – Do not honk when the school bus is off-boarding school children. 3. Respect Pedestrians – stop and wait for pedestrians to crossroad instead of honking. 4. Do not start honking as soon as red light turns green. Let’s support No Honking not just on one day but everyday.
Media Coverage: The Indian Express