2 December 2005
Empty the ashtray while you're at it
Having a radio/CD player in your car has adverse effects on fuel economy, says Diane, and upon reading the first line, I reasoned it out: well, there is that small increment of additional weight, and if you open the windows to inflict your miserable taste in music on the rest of the world, you do serious damage to your aerodynamics. (People with good musical taste don't blast it across two lanes for some reason.)
But no, it's nothing so complex:
I found myself this morning driving around the block so I could listen to the end of the song that was playing on the radio.
You know, if this gets around, it could kill off NPR's Driveway Moments altogether.Posted at 6:23 AM to Driver's Seat , Overmodulation