This book traces the full history of noise in and around cars, shows how we created auditory privacy in our cars. It is about the sounds of car engines, tires, wipers, blinkers, warning signals, in-car audio systems and, ultimately, about how we became used to listen while driving.Once inside the car, he heaves a sigh of relief.6 A sigh of relief also features prominently in a Volkswagen Passat com- mercial ... control, sliding window, safety belt warning signal, car radio, horn, navigation voice, parking con- trol, and alarm.
|Title||:||Sound and Safe|
|Author||:||Karin Bijsterveld, Eefje Cleophas, Stefan Krebs, Gijs Mom|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press - 2014-01|