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Worst drivers think they’re the best drivers, says study

Sunday, 27 April 2014, 2:56 pm | The Dog and Lemon Guide

Worst drivers think they’re the best drivers, says study 71% of young motorists think they are better-than-average drivers, according to a British survey. This is despite the fact that young people are far more likely to die on the roads. The survey, ... More >>

ESC announcement too little, too late

Thursday, 27 February 2014, 9:05 am | The Dog and Lemon Guide

The government announcement that Electronic Stability Control will become compulsory on new vehicles, is too little, too late, says the car review website dogandlemon.com More >>

Fines and disqualification do not reduce offending

Monday, 3 February 2014, 1:21 pm | The Dog and Lemon Guide

Fines and disqualification do not reduce offending, says major study. A government policy to disqualify drivers who don't pay traffic fines is doomed to failure, says the car review website dogandlemon.com More >>

Make car reversing cameras compulsory – expert

Monday, 20 January 2014, 5:23 pm | The Dog and Lemon Guide

All vehicles – new and old – should be required to have reversing cameras, says the car review website dogandlemon.com More >>

Reduce trucks and save lives, says safety campaigner

Friday, 18 October 2013, 2:44 pm | The Dog and Lemon Guide

Large trucks are a serious safety threat, and should be discouraged from using public roads, says the car review website dogandlemon.com. More >>

Car expert slams plan to tax poorer drivers

Thursday, 19 September 2013, 2:24 pm | The Dog and Lemon Guide

Proposals to make owners of less safe cars pay more in ACC levies will simply penalise the poor without improving road safety, says the car review website dogandlemon.com. More >>

Government to blame for our ageing vehicle fleet

Wednesday, 26 June 2013, 1:20 pm | The Dog and Lemon Guide

Calls for incentives to scrap older vehicles are misguided, says the car review website dogandlemon.com. More >>

VW recalls ‘the tip of the iceberg’, says car reviewer

Wednesday, 12 June 2013, 2:18 pm | The Dog and Lemon Guide

Volkswagen is covering up a whole catalog of serious faults with its vehicles, says the car review website dogandlemon.com.Havelock North medical practice manager Julia MacCallum narrowly avoided a serious accident when her 2006 Volkswagen Golf suddenly ... More >>

Road Safety Expert Backs Call For Cycle Lanes

Wednesday, 12 September 2012, 11:31 am | The Dog and Lemon Guide

Road Safety Expert Backs Call For Cycle Lanes Cyclists need to be protected from other traffic, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson says: “Cyclists are among the most vulnerable road users. Every single one of my ... More >>

Call to make reversing cameras compulsory

Monday, 14 February 2011, 4:38 pm | The Dog and Lemon Guide

Every car and truck should be required to have a reversing camera, says a leading road safety expert. More >>

St John Backs Calls For Reversing Cameras

Tuesday, 27 July 2010, 2:16 pm | The Dog and Lemon Guide

St John has joined the growing body of safety groups calling for the wider use of reversing cameras as a means of reducing driveway deaths.“All-too-often we are called to tragedies involving children hit by reversing cars." More >>

Car guide slams Chinese vehicles

Friday, 10 July 2009, 1:30 pm | The Dog and Lemon Guide

The first Chinese-made vehicles to arrive in Australasia have been savaged in a review by the car buyers’ Dog & Lemon Guide, which describes them as: “a clumsy and unsafe copy of several existing Japanese vehicles.” More >>

 

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