Drivers in New Zealand are being asked to stop honking inside a certain tunnel.
Drivers using the Mount Victoria tunnel in Wellington will have to kick their honking habit, if a city council member gets his way.
Local lawmaker Councillor Chris Calvi-Freeman is lobbying to put a stop to the practice.
It's a tradition that dates back to the 1930s, and New Zealand media agencies report the honking started as a tribute to a young woman who was murdered nearby.
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The council member says it really bothers pedestrians, skateboarders and cyclists who use the sidewalk through the tunnel.
Local residents are divided on the noise-making.
The New zealand Transport Agency is considering whether to add new signage to the tunnel to discourage motorists from using their horns.
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