Overdrive Program – Autonomous race car, Cargo trikes, Biggest load


Hello and welcome to Overdrive, a program that dabbles in the mystical world of cars and transport.

I’m David Brown

This program and extended segments of the feature interview, road test and panel discussion are also available on the website at

In this program we look at news stories from around the world including:

  1. Audi demonstrates sheer innovation with driverless RS 7 concept around racetrack
  2. Driving high and still getting off: NRMA
  3. Truckers on piece rates work longer hours, take more drugs, study finds
  4. Real-time to roll out in South East Queensland
  5. Solar-powered cargo trikes offer clean ‘last mile’ food transport in Amsterdam
  6. Crowds gather for transport of 1.2 million pound, 17-story tower throughout Tulsa suburbs


In our feature interview we talk about the Paris Motor show

And rather than one road test we look at a range of Volkswagen that will be with us soon

And in our panel discussion with Brian Smith and Errol Smith

  1. Reflections on Gough Whitlam
  2. Porsche To Be First Company To Use Sistine Chapel For Event

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Now let’s get to the program.

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