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Hearing loss

Will my hearing loss put me at greater risk of causing a traffic crash?

Research has shown that a complete loss of hearing can lead to poorer driving performance. However, researchers have not yet been able to prove that hearing loss contributes to more traffic crashes or related injuries. It’s better to be safe than sorry, though, so speak with your doctor if you think you have symptoms of hearing loss. You might be able to correct or improve it.

Category: medical conditions, mental and physical health, older driver safety

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