Originally Posted by RedRum
Deaf people make better drivers than people with normal hearing - and they could be the world's safest motorists, a fascinating new study shows.
That's because they compensate for their disability, said a spokeman for the National Association of Drivers Educators for the Disabled.
"They've always taken in everything with their eyes and as a results, they tend to see everything when they're at the wheel".
And not being able to hear ambulance and other emergency sirens doesn't make deaf drivers unsafe at all. The study found that deaf drivers check their rear view mirrors frequently and can tell immediately if they should pull to the side of the road.
copyright - Weekly World News, Lantana Fl.
You have the link to this so I can prove my mom wrong *poof*