politics: the big turn off: it could be curtains for car alarms - good car alarms
The annoying car alarm problem caused so much anger in a town in Sussex that its lawmakers are now calling for a ban on car alerts.
On Tuesday, Norman Baker, a Liberal Democratic lawmaker in East Sussex, will file a private lawmaker to try to ban new cars from making sound alerts.
"People sent me letters and stopped me in the street complaining about the alarm keeping them awake all night," Baker said . ".
"What I'm looking for is a ban on installing them on new cars, more stringent control over existing alarms and replacing them with silent alternatives such as security guards and tracking devices.
Doug Taylor, 40. year-