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Do you have a count of how many times you have been heard and prevented something from happening?
There is no way to know "many times you have been heard and prevented something from happening?". If 'nothing happened' how would anyone, except the cage driver that modified his action, know?

Just as since there have been many times when the reaction I received after using my horn made it obvious it "prevented something from happening", I can extrapolate that there were other times my horn helped.

Michman's experience is an example of the reason I use my horn. Loud pipes, even if they are heard, are noises that are part of driving. And may, or may not, get a response from some people. A horn is probably more like a siren, an indication that something not normal and demands attention.
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^^^^so the loud pipes have at least saved a life at least once.

The horn may save your life as well, just easier to count how many times as you use the horn to notify.

You are very correct, there is now way to count how many times you have been saved by the loud pipes.
That’s my case. The number of times one has been heard and stayed alive could be infinite.




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