Traffic Noise Archive

Overdrive: News; Mike Raymond; Mercedes V-Class; Quirky news

Overdrive. News: Americans steer away from autonomous parking; safety light for cyclists; Belgium seeks UNESCO listing for traffic jams; Dad is the preferred; Watching porn on public transport should be banned; Bicycle desks. We talk to the doyen of motor racing commentators – Mike Raymond. We road test the Mercedes V-Class Plus quirky news including:

Quirky News: Hitler’s Car; Traffic noise harms bird; seeing porn on public transport; bicycle desks

A humorous look at motoring and transport subjects from the Overdrive team. In this edition: Hitler’s car exerts grim fascination; Traffic noise harms songbirds; Watching porn in public should be illegal; Comment: ‘Bicycle desks’ are better than the gym. Originally aired 3rd October 2015. For past programs and individual segments visit