A hearing aid so you can safely arrive-better listen to road traffic
There are many dangers in the everyday life of road traffic. You should therefore not underestimate the road traffic. Your sense of hearing is significantly involved in your safety when you move in traffic. It does not matter if you are moving on by public transport, by bicycle or by car. Also as a cyclist or pedestrian you are at risk if you can't hear properly. You want to arrive without prejudice to your destination? Then you should compensate for a hearing loss if possible, so that the situation in the traffic is not aggravated.
Every year in Germany there are more than 2 million traffic accidents. Your human senses are one of the most important means of transport, so that you can always arrive safely. You should act as prudently as possible and act. If you belong to the people who have a hearing loss, your risk can be relatively high. Then you can't fully rely on your ears. Therefore, it is important to exercise maximum caution. Do you want to know how to safely get across the street in the future and move you risk-free? We have the answer for you.
If you hear badly on the road:
- The orientation in road traffic is difficult for you
- The fact that your sense of sight balances everything necessary creates a stress of concentration
- You can detect warning signals, such as the ringing of a bicycle bell or the horn of a car.
- You can overhear any approaching vehicles
A hearing aid as a support
Do you worry that you're not noticing a vehicle that's coming on you? Then a good hearing aid offers you the optimal solution.
Have you ever heard of the directional hearing or the 360 ° listening? Noises always come from different directions. A typical example is a vehicle that approaches quickly and hupend.
Your result with the hearing aid: in road traffic, you are safely on the way with the hearing aid because it has the functions for the all-round hearing and an integrated directional microphone. This allows you to experience a significantly better orientation in road traffic with your modern hearing aid.
"The attention in road traffic makes me fix and ready!"
Do you have the feeling that in everyday life you are very much called for by the enormous attention in road traffic and partly also leached out? The optimal solution is the permanent wearing of a well-adjusted hearing aid. If you do not equate your hearing loss, you have to pay attention to all the acoustic signals. Relieve your brain with a good hearing aid and thereby support your well-being. As an acoustician, we are happy to assist you in all matters with advice and deed.
Your result: if you regularly wear your hearing aid, you will also be able to reliever your concentration in daily road traffic. So you have to apply less effort and energy.
Our experts tips for you
As professional acousticians, we are happy to offer you a consultation on the topic of transport in everyday life. We'll tell you what you'd better care about.
- Keep your road traffic as defensive as possible and stick to all the rules of road traffic.
- If fog or any other bad sight prevails, you should have the best accompaniming.
With hearing loss in public transport
Are you interested in the topic of hearing aids in public transport? Of course we will also be happy to inform you!
In everyday life, public transport, such as on the bus or on the train, creates many problems if you suffer from hearing loss. Your situation looks quite different from someone who can hear quite normally. Not only are there conversations in the railways, or in the bus, but maybe you also have problems with instructions or through. If you want to move in a foreign city in a public transport, it can be nerve-raining and exhausting. We can tell you how best to deal with these problems.
Loud noise from engines and booming voices can create an almost unbearable soundscape for you, if you have a hearing loss. This will be a burden in a public transport system for you. If your hearing loss is even worse, you are of course no longer interested in driving by train or by bus. That's why you shouldn't let your hearing loss restrict yourself in your mobility. Check out the appropriate hearing aid in the form of a hearing aid and let us support you in this. This way you can also master the particularly demanding acoustic situations and hear again.
What are the problems with hearing loss in a public transport system?
- Annoying disturbing noises are caused by the numerous ancesial noises
- the understanding is made considerably more difficult for you by engine noises
- you can easily overhear passages in the train or on the bus
- An announcement at the platform you find difficult
- you can take buses or trains that overhear what can be a danger for you.
What solutions does a hearing aid offer?
These situations in public transport can be very different. That's why you have a huge selection of modern hearing aids with a wide range of functions, which offer the right solution for you.
Correctly understand the announcement on the bus or on the platform
You better understand your hearing by the functions of reverberation suppression, voice elevation and noise suppression of your hearing aid. These different functions have modern hearing aids of today. That's why you can always adapt to the current hearing situation automatically. Thus, you understand the language again.
Your result: you can use the appropriate hearing aid and the respective functions to better understand the way you want to get through the public transport system. You can also hold talks again. This way, your rides will be low-risk and relaxed again.
Possibilities for heavy noise in buses or trains
The solution for you: with the respective hearing program you can master your everyday life. The settings can be used either via the remote control or with the smartphone. You can create the right hearing profile for your journeys on the bus or on the train and activate it if necessary. As a result, you will again understand sounds and language much better, even if the acoustic conditions are difficult. Your sound profile of the hearing aid uses the voice elevation and noise suppression.
Your result: through the custom profile of your hearing device, conversations are no longer a problem if you want to lead them on a bus or on the train. In addition, you understand the passages and the message again much better.
Our expert tip for you:
As a professional Hörakustiker we help you to adjust the hearing profile perfectly for bus and train. You should wear your hearing aid as often as possible.
- Share your driving destination with the bus driver and tell them to get the right stop.
- As far as your destination is concerned, you should also be aware of visual ads.
How do I deal with hearing loss in the car?
You don't have any stress when you're driving, if you're wearing the right hearing aid. That's how the car is fun again. Otherwise, longer trips or small trips can be very strenuous. Unfavorable hearing conditions and loud noises will become a torment for you in the car ride.
With the car, you can come from one place to the other every day. However, your hearing loss represents a very disruptive element. As a result, communication with your co-driver also becomes more difficult.
As a rule, you don't have any problems acquiring the driver's license if you're hard of hearing. It is important that there are no restrictions on your vision. There should also be no other serious adverse effect. If your driving licence is issued only once after a medical examination for driving skills, it will not be withdrawn from you even if you lose your hearing.
What are the problems with hearing loss during the car ride?
- Passages for traffic are incomprehensible
- Your sense of vision is greatly stressed
- you can only understand others in the car
- the sounds are swallowed by driving noises, such as wind.
Our solution suggestions for you:
If you're wearing a hearing aid when driving, you can better assess the situations. In case of hearing loss, your digital hearing aid will ensure that you are supported. In addition, you can relieve your eyes immensely.
What helps with driving noises by wind?
Our solution approach: modern hearing aids have a wind-noise suppression. Your hearing ability can be severely impaired when driving through the whistling wind. So even voices are completely swallowed up. The innovative digital microphone technology makes it possible to suppress the wind noise. Meanwhile, the language is highlighted.
Your result: Even when sounds are generated by the wind, you can get more hearing comfort through a suitably adjusted hearing aid. For this purpose, the wind noise suppression is provided. So you can understand everything better.
Finally understanding the passengers
Our solution approach for you: with the direction hearing, you can better understand your fellow drivers while driving. Thus, a smooth communication with the car occupants is ensured. As a rule, the faces are always directed towards the front and do not face each other when driving. With hearing loss, you have problems understanding the conversation. A digital directional microphone is available in your hearing aid for remedial action.
Your result: the directional microphone technology makes it possible in your hearing aid that you can hear everything better and understand it acoustically. This works fully automatically and you don't have to do anything. In order for the desired effect to be generated by your hearing aid, a correct adjustment must be made by our acousticians. This makes it easier for you to make your everyday life.
Less exhausted after long driving
Our solution for you: if you're wearing your hearing aid, you need to focus less on driving. Did you know your eyes would compensate for hearing loss? This is very strenuous in the long run. Our professional acousticians will support you with the perfect setting of your hearing aid.
Your result: During the car ride you will hear better through the perfectly adjusted hearing aid-thereby relieving your concentration and getting relaxed.
Our experts tips for you
- Share with your fellow drivers that you have a hearing loss before you start the ride
- Eighth in the car to a sound-insulated driver's cab
- Switch off more often with the passenger during the car ride.
Bad hearing as pedestrians-what you should pay attention to
In road traffic, you can not only move around with vehicles, but also on foot. Thus, you are a full-fledgn road user. It can be dangerous if you suffer from hearing loss. There are some dangers in everyday road traffic. You can reduce them to a minimum.
Do you know the typical situation if you want to cross a green traffic light as a pedestrian? In case of problems with your hearing, you can not perceiving a rushing motorist as well, than with healthy ears. It may be that the car driver overlooks the traffic light signal. Then there's an accident. In both motorists and passers-by, hearing loss is a risk and increases such accidents in daily road traffic. As a rule, pedestrians suffer greater damage in such accidents. Therefore, you can compensate for hearing loss with a hearing aid and provide for more safety.
Problems encountered by pedestrians with hearing loss:
- Approaching buses, cyclists, trams and cars pose a danger
- The orientation falls by diffuse traffic noises heavier
- bad hearing people fixate on the sense of sight on one side
- A car horn or other acoustic signals can be more easily overheard
Listening to signal noise from vehicles in traffic correctly
Our solution approach: with the noise suppression of your hearing aid you can easily notice motor vehicles or sirens as well as other typical signal sounds in road traffic. If you want to pass the road, you better perceive the right sounds through this noise suppression and as a pedestrian you can find your way. If your hearing loss makes the signal sounds bad or almost impossible, you are in danger of danger in everyday life. The surrounding noise is suppressed by your hearing aid. This way you can focus on the important acoustic signals and do not go under.
Your result: the hearing aid manages to hide the typical environmental noise. This makes you hear the important noises.
Don't worry more when you cross a street
Our solution: 360 ° hearing with your hearing aid. As soon as you step down the road, you have to be attentive. It is important for you to be able to perceim the sounds from all directions. There are many dangers here, such as an approaching car.
Your result: thanks to the special function of your hearing aid and the 360 ° all-round hearing, you can use your "directional sense" in road traffic again and improve.
Regular wear is important
It is important that you wear your hearing aid regularly. That way, you better get back into the activities of life. The more often and more regularly you have your hearing aid in your ear, the easier your brain can get used to the new sound and the surrounding noises. Your result is that you can feel safer in road traffic again. This, of course, also counts for other situations.
Our experts tips for you:
- As soon as you enter the road, you should generally be careful
- before you cross a road, you should look again in both directions
- even if the traffic light shows green, you have to stay cautious
If you as a cyclist can hear badly
There are some things you should pay attention to as cyclists in order to safely participate in road traffic. So you can also enjoy a feeling of freedom. However, if you are moving on two wheels by bike, it is necessary to comply with some rules. Above all, you should always drive ahead, so that you can safely get through the road. If you are a person who suffers from hearing loss, you have the opportunity to rely on your visual senses-but then you have to concentrate too much. The following guide shows you what else you should pay attention to as a cyclist.
Maybe you like the bike because it's a very practical and environmentally friendly means of locomoting for you. Cycling is a lot of fun especially in the summer. Did you know that by cycling and at the same time sport, you sharpen your senses for the environment? So that you can experience a nice time on your wire, you should consider the following tips from us.
Typical problems with bicycle riding with hearing loss:
- Your concentration deteriorates due to disturbing noises, such as wind
- Dangers lurk even on the bike path
- It is difficult to communicate with other road users
- you can't perceip the other vehicles properly because you can't locate them well
Our solutions for you
As a cyclist, you can benefit from many advantages with a hearing aid in road traffic. A current and modern hearing aid is a small computer. This supports you in all everyday situations with the entire perception. The hearing aid will also help you ride a bike in road traffic.
Vehicles approaching with a hearing aid notice early enough
Our solution approach: with the noise suppression of your hearing aid, you can better focus attention on the important thing when riding a bike. This allows you to detect dangerous situations more quickly. Current hearing aids can highlight the important noises and suppress the noise.
Your result: with the right hearing aid and your bike, you can move safely through road traffic thanks to the noise reduction.
If you can't see the dangers as a cyclist directly
Our approach: The 360 ° listening makes it easier for you to solve and detect conflicts in everyday life. Often, road users are distracted by mobile phone calls or listening to music. For you as a road user, this can pose an enormous danger.
Your result: as a cyclist, you should protect yourself as well as possible. With a hearing loss your hearing aid will help you immensely through the 360 ° function. This way you can see dangerous situations much faster.
Hearing aids adjusted correctly?
Make sure that your hearing aid is correctly adapted to your needs by your expert acoustician. A typical example of this is the wind speed with which you are confronted as a cyclist. This is the attitude of the acoustician for you. A specific output level is set. Thanks to the fine adjustment, your hearing aid unfolds the entire performance.
Our experts tips for you:
- Achte on defensive driving style and drive confidently
- also as a cyclist, it makes sense to mount a rear-view mirror on the handlebar
- Use a loud bicycle bell on your bike to draw attention to you. A two-Tonglocke covers all the important frequency ranges.
- In case of uncertainties, you are best looking for the views of the other road users