Motor Vehicles: Noise

Home Office written question – answered on 23rd June 2022.

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Photo of Emma Hardy Emma Hardy Labour, Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many penalties for (a) traffic noise offences and (b) illegally modified exhaust systems have been issued in each year 2016.

Photo of Kit Malthouse Kit Malthouse The Minister of State, Home Department, The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice, Minister of State (Ministry of Justice and Home Office)

The Home Office collects and publishes data on Fixed Penalty Notices and other outcomes for motoring offences, including wider offence category. The most recent data is available here:

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/1040226/fixed-penalty-notices-and-other-motoring-offences-statistics-police-powers-and-procedures-year-ending-31-march-2021.xlsx

Data on the number of penalties for traffic noise offences, by year since 2016, has been provided in Annex A.

However, data is not collected specifically on penalties for illegally modified exhaust systems.

Annex A (xlsx, 13.3KB)

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