Suffering Noise Nuisance? The Law Can Give You Peace!

Suffering Noise Nuisance? The Law Can Give You Peace! Homeowners have a right to live in reasonable peace and the courts have all the powers required to ensure that their tranquillity is respected. In one case that proved the point, the High Court took urgent steps to end the nuisance of illegal high-performance vehicle racing close to a suburban housing estate. Straight roads in the area had become a venue for so-called ‘cruisers’ who met to perform stunts and high-speed drag races. Gatherings, involving as many as 500 vehicles, took place weekly and the sound of revving engines, screeching tyres, shouting and music caused great annoyance to residents. There had…