Birmingham, AL asked in Agricultural Law, Civil Litigation and Small Claims for Alabama

Q: If someone is driving by my house blowing train horns repeatedly is it against the law and what can I do about it?

Someone who doesn’t like me comes by my house regularly and blows train horns that he has hooked up to his truck and recently spooked my horse. My horse ran into the side of our barn due to this. We’ve reported him to the police for running me off the road and harassment but they say there is nothing they can do. He also has a buddy on the force that tells him everytime we call and report him.

1 Lawyer Answer
Nelson Craig Johnson
Nelson Craig Johnson
Answered
  • Cullman, AL
  • Licensed in Alabama

A: You can look into if your city or county has a local noise ordinance, but if the police refuse to enforce it that may be a problem. You may want to call the city attorney or district attorney to discuss the matter.

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