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Does infrasound make drivers 'drunk'?
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Bryan. M. & W. Tempest.
New Scientist, 1971, 16 March, p. 584-586

Samenvatting Very low frequency sound is common in our environment. At very high levels it can cause giddiness and sickness. In an ordinary car travelling at speed infrasound noise at lower levels is more than enough to mimic the effect of drunkenness of the driver. With the sense of euphoria that infrasound also induces, it may therefore be responsible for many inexplicable motorway crashes.
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