Quirky News Archive
In our panel discussion with Brian Smith and Errol Smith we take a light-hearted look at stories including: Sweden trains midwives in car births after maternity ward to be closed Canada homeless charity uses car as pop-up for homeless campaign London’s annual No Trousers day on the Tube Canadian police ride the bus to catch
As is traditional at this time of year we have the Super Bowl in America and we at Overdrive critically review the car ads that played during this “football” game. At $5.5 million dollars they charge to run a 30 second ad let alone the cost to produce them, you would think they would be
Quirky News: Melbourne Lord Mayor candidates promise to ditch the mayoral car. Good news for walking or for Uber? Can we reduce road crashes by controlling the accelerator pedal? NSW orders trains that won’t fit some stations. Originally aired on 15 October 2016. For past programs and individual segments visit www.drivenmedia.com.au
Quirky News: Nissan uses anthropologist to influence autonomous vehicle design; Designer makes clothes out of transit upholstery fabric and wears them on PT/Why is transit seat fabric so ugly?; Iceland road painted to save lives of terns; NT open speed limits put all road-users at risk, doctors groups say; Originally aired on 3 September 2016.
Quirky News: China unveils ‘straddling bus’ design to beat traffic jams; Vehicle-activated signs to help protect cassowaries; What if your next Uber driver picked you up in a Bugatti?; Why you should be eating road kill Originally aired on 11 June 2016. For past programs and individual segments visit www.drivenmedia.com.au
Quirky News: Jackson Mayor says he will pray potholes away; Bad drivers are indicator of corrupt government; Beijing Ambulances to get taxi style meters; Ethiopia: Bureau to Offer Free Public Transport Service for Teachers Originally aired on 28 May 2016. For past programs and individual segments visit www.drivenmedia.com.au