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  • Volume down for noisy trafficexternal link
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    A new road surface cuts tyre noise to one-tenth of that produced on today's asphalt. EU-funded researchers have now moved tests from the lab to Europe's roads, with the aim of providing a quieter, less stressful life for those living next to lots of traffic.
  • Where a tyre contacts a road-a blueprint for a better interactionexternal link
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    Driving could become safer, quieter and greener thanks to TYROSAFE, an EU-funded project that has completed research on road surface and tyre interactions. A follow-on project is already using the results to develop common standards across Europe for monitoring such interactions.

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