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Overdrive Program – 1 February 2014

Welcome to Overdrive, a program that takes a diverse look at motoring and transport.

This sound file is a full program. Other segments of the program such as the road test are also on the web site.

I’m DB

And in this program we have the latest news including:

  • Toyota is world number 1
  • What information car companies keep about your driving and
  • The secret ingredient for a safer bike helmet (it’s paper)
  • World first study finds speed alert devices to slow leadfoots down
  • Honda pulls controversial TV ad that highlights Detroit’s ‘pain’
  • Licence to speed (UK – James Bond can now officially break the speed limit)

We have two road tests this week: the Peugeot 208 GTi and the Audi A3 sedan

And in our panel discussion with Brian Smith and Errol Smith we look at a range of subjects including

  • First Person to Cycle to the South Pole
  • Pregnant Auto Show Model Sign of The Times (a “Smart” move?)
  • Brit takes bath on road in pothole protest (South Africa)

So let’s get the program going first the news.

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