"I read through all the sarcasm and and other crap wondering why no one had the "right" answer - then I got to this post by _skhn. It is practically moronic that pedestrians and motorized vehicles travel on the same plane (street level) in the first place." Ditto.
Another problem: if everyone has a custom car tone, walking around the city would be like hearing everyone's ringtone going off at once. Without stopping. Like a 24-hour out-of-tune GirlTalk concert.
If this happens (which it shouldn't but probably will), there needs to be standard sound and max volume.
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