>>That's an interesting comment. I was considering adding a high power sound
>>system to my TR6/Ford 5.0, building it in while the car is under
>>construction. I'm concerned, though, that if I have it loud enough to drown
>>out all the road noise, especially with the top down, It might be harmful to
>>my hearing. Any thoughts on this?
>It's been a well documented problem with motorcycles for a long long time now.
>exposure to highway noise (top down driving) causes substantial hearing loss.
>most states prohibit the wearing of hearing protection while driving (though
>is perfectly legal). Motorcycles have an advantage in that the helmet covers
>the ears so
>the cops can't see your ear plugs.
So is it illegal to wear a crash helmet whilst driving a car????