Overdrive Program – News, Nissan Altima, Motorsport Reunion


Welcome to overdrive a program that puts a magnifying glass to the role of cars and transport in our society and tries not to burn a hole in it.

This audio file features a full program. Other extended segments of the program, including the road test and panel discussion are also available on the website.

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

  1. Economic costs of car crashes
  2. Emission tests ‘substantially underestimate’ pollution pumped out by diesels
  3. Air-con on in the sun?
  4. Hyundai Unveils Luxury Sedan in Korea to Compete With BMW
  5. Women in Cars: Overtaking Men on the Fast Lane
  6. Solar Roadways project blows past $1M crowd-funding goal


In our feature interview we talk to a motor sport trouper who is part of a great motor sport reunion happening in NSW

We road test the Nissan Altima

And In our panel discussion with Errol Smith and Brian Smith we chat about a range of subjects including:

  1. Tractor orchestra
  2. Pilot crashes into house he used to own (while towing an ad for insurance – I wonder if he was covered?)
  3. Cop had to ask suspect’s mum for a lift (lost his keys)

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