Overdrive: Uber competition in Australia; Turning off lane departure warning

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Overdrive. News: GoCatch to take on Uber, taxi industry in Australia (Sydney then ACT and other states that have relaxed ride sharing laws); Most Honda owners turn off lane departure warning, says IIHS; 39% of UK drivers suffer pothole damage, survey finds; Electric Bus Batteries Could Soon Overtake Consumer Electronic Batteries; Ford forms ‘smart mobility’ division/GM Will Pay $1 Billion For Cruise Automation, An Autonomous Driving Startup; Lorry drivers and cyclists exchange places to promote road safety; Trouble Reading Your Gauges? An MIT Study Suggests Your Eyes Might Be Older Than You Think.
We de-brief on a major forum on how transport shapes our city
We road test the Peugeot 208 GTi and 308 GTi.
Plus quirky news including: Jaguar ad enlists Stephen Hawking as villainous mastermind; Stunned cops arrest suspect as he trundles along in a bright pink child’s toy car (Texas);
Originally aired 19 March 2016. For past programs and individual segments visit

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