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#0612: A Case for the Beer Belly

Original Air Date: 03.25.2006

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When in Rome, drive like the Romans do. Tim gets a lesson in small town intersection etiquette: bring a book. What’s the verdict on Denise’s creative new way to wear a seatbelt? It keeps those unwanted wrinkles away, but will it keep her out of the ER? Ray takes Tom to see a national treasure, but he might be missing the forest for the trees - what’s so swell about the “great outdoors” if you can’t get a decent espresso? And learn one good way to defend your beer-built belly. All this and (can you believe it?), even more, on this week’s edition of Car Talk.

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Medical study indicates men with beer bellies are more likely to survive serious car accidents.

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