why do so many truckers wear headphones?

Discussion in 'Questions From New Drivers' started by denton, Aug 2, 2011.

  1. denton

    denton Light Load Member

    Most rvery trucker ive been passing had headphones on-why? do trucks not hace satellite radio?
     
  2. notarps4me

    notarps4me Road Train Member

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    Probably a head set for their cell phone or a blue tooth.
     
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  3. roadkill4512

    roadkill4512 Medium Load Member

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    Not headphones, they are bluetooth headsets for their cell phones.

    They wear them so they can talk to their fleet manager, family or friends while keeping their hands free to drive or to do other work.
     
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  4. CondoCruiser

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    You must be passing the same truck because most don't. Many wear headsets for their cell phone is maybe what you are seeing.

    One needs to hear what's going on around them.
     
  5. notarps4me

    notarps4me Road Train Member

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    Thanks fer the help fellers.... I bet they are headsets for cell phones..:biggrin_2559:
     
  6. denton

    denton Light Load Member

    I know the bluetooth but many had ones in lije
    apples white ones that comes with the ipod
     
  7. CondoCruiser

    CondoCruiser The Legend

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    Why would they wear headsets when many newer trucks you can plug Ipods into the stereo system?

    It must be a young driver thing?

    You know like when you buy a purple car because nobody has one and all of a sudden you see purple cars all around. I bet you wear one, lol. :)
     
  8. 123456

    123456 Road Train Member

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    I'll bet a few of those drivers that wear headphones,

    never heard the train that took their life !!!!!!!!!
     
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  9. James Johnson

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    Talking to my family. That's why if you guys see me think I'm talking to myself but I'm not. I always tried to call my family I miss them a lot. First time will be my wife talking about stuff privately. Then after we are done I talk to my daughter, son, and see how the family dog is doing.
     
  10. not4hire

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    Does the dog reply?
     
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