Can driving a convertible affect your hearing?

1y ago

1.4K

I found after long high-speed journeys with my roof down that my ears were, for a shortly while afterwards, being affected. So I decided to find out if driving with my roof and windows down could be damaging my hearing.

Play video
1:59

My decibel experiment.

Driving at 70mpg with the roof and windows down could damage my hearing after 8 hours and maybe sooner if also playing music. So now, on those very rare occasions when I driving long distances, I wear ear plugs as used by motor cyclists.

Join in

Comments (3)
  • Hi Rafal. I'll be back in the new year.

    1 year ago
  • hi Steve, please come back with your videos to MX5 Diary channel on YT. are you considering this after those few weeks at drive tribe?

    1 year ago

YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

The story of this paralyzed war veteran petrolhead will get you in the feels
An American Wedding in London...
See the Grand Tour Game’s seamless transitions in this exclusive first-look