Driver Hearing Study Doc


SStudy of noise exposure assessment of racing car drivers and
hearing protector evaluation.

Race car personnel exposed to noise in the motor sport environment are potentially susceptible to excessive noise exposure above the recommended Australian Standard AS/NZS 1269.0: 2005. Noise Induced Hearing Loss through excessive noise pollution has become an epidemic, being the third most common illness worldwide. People involved in motor sports, such as within race car environments, are susceptible to hearing impairment due to this noise exposure.