Glendale Residents Tell Walmart To Stop Delivery Drones
People living in a peaceful neighborhood near 59th Avenue and Bell Road in Glendale, AZ, were in for a rude awakening when Walmart began testing its large delivery drones in the area. The residents have reported hearing something that sounded like a helicopter flying directly above their houses.
Mike Baxter, who has lived in the neighborhood for the past five years, commented that the sound was similar to that of a hornet’s nest that had been disturbed. The drones, which have a diameter of several feet, are able to deliver packages weighing up to ten pounds in thirty minutes or less.
“I am not against drones, but do it somewhere else. It’s not a necessary service here,” Baxter said. Baxter says he moved here for privacy and quiet. Now, he says both of those things are being violated.
According to Autumn Johnson, another resident of the neighborhood, the noise is disturbing, but what’s more worrisome is the absence of regulations and laws regarding delivery…