#2208: How Safe is Too Safe?

Jan 25, 2022
Carolyn lives just around the corner from ‘our fair city’ and is married to a former automotive safety engineer who apparently can’t let go of his old job. He wants Carolyn to wear a bike helmet while driving - just for a little extra safety. Is this a case of inspired innovation, Social suicide? (Yep) or both? Check it out -along with the return of the puzzler- on this episode of the Best of Car Talk!

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Broadcasting this week from the 'Peugeot Memorial Wing' of Car Talk Plaza, the brothers read an odd endorsement for their book and welcome back the puzzler from a much-needed vacation.

This Week's Puzzler

Etymology Puzzler: Where did the term "jalopy" come from?

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