There is one thing you need to have a personal playlist when you go out in your car, in your truck, in your Honda crv, in your van, etc. If you believe that there is always a radio station that suits your route and mood, you will be disappointed.
Putting your favorite music in your car means digitizing your CD collection on your computer. “People who own many CDs can’t avoid changing their music library in the long run,” says car hi-fi expert Michael Zeitler, who runs a specialty store in Cologne.
“New devices still have CD and DVD drives, often with SD card and USB stick connections, but no CD changer.”
Music over the Internet
The easiest way to get music files into your car Is a USB stick. A large 64GB stack costs less than $ 10 and can store thousands to thousands of songs. You can also use this option to save your music files to your online storage.
Even in the car, top songs and music are streamed and are increasing more and more via the Internet. “In the long run, all music will be stored in the cloud or downloaded from streaming services,” says Zeitler.
Music on the Road
And listening to music while driving is fun, but don’t overdo it. Rolling discos are not only deafening but can also be dangerous and annoying to other road users. But what’s too big? The number of music drivers that can be cranked up is not exactly regulated.
According to the Road Traffic Act (StVO), the driver is responsible for “keeping the sight and hearing from being impaired by the condition of the occupants, animals, luggage, equipment, or vehicle.”
Is the music in the car stressful or even dangerous?
Ralf Buchstaller, technical director of the TÜV Nord Institute of Medical Psychology does not classify listening to music in the car as particularly offensive. “But it always depends on traffic conditions, the psychological situation of the driver, and whether the music is self-determining,” explains Buchstaller.
Music also has a more relaxing effect if the overall situation is also relaxed for relaxation. Music can be very destructive in stressful situations, such as when looking for a way in a foreign city, says Buchstaller. “But there is no difference in the genre of music. Most drivers choose music that calms them down anyway.”