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Driving With Hearing Loss: Tips to Stay Safe

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According to the World Health Organization, over 5% of the world’s population lives with some form of severe hearing loss. It’s estimated that over 40% of people over 65 experience moderate to severe hearing problems. If you’re one of the millions of people affected globally by hearing impairment, you already know the long list of challenges you’re faced with in day to day life. If you don’t have the convenience of public transportation available to you, personal vehicles may be your only means of getting around. Non-hearing impaired individuals don’t consider there are extra risks involved  and considerations that need to be made when driving with hearing loss. Whether you’re a seasoned driver or new behind the wheel, we’ve put together some tips to help you drive safely with hearing loss.

Tips on How to Drive Safely with Hearing Loss

When driving with any sort of impairment or disability, it’s necessary for us to take extra care to keep ourselves and other drivers safe on the road. Hearing impaired driver safety requires drivers to be more vigilant, more proactive, and requires drivers with hearing loss to take some extra steps to prevent accidents. Below are some great ways to protect hearing impaired drivers.

Driving with hearing loss can be daunting, but it’s not impossible! Just remember, hearing impaired driver safety falls on you. To help ensure all drivers, the hearing impaired and the hearing, stay safe and without accident or injury just requires a little more vigilance on the part of a hearing impaired driver. If you suspect that your hearing has changed at all, book in a hearing assessment with the hearing care professionals at Come Hear Greenville. Call us on (864) 546-5708 or click here to Request An Appointment now.

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