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Ford must buy back inflammable Kugas, says campaigner

Sunday, 17 September 2017, 3:50 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

Ford must buy back inflammable Kugas, says campaigner The government should force Ford to buy back fire-prone Kuga vehicles, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Two Ford Kuga vehicles have caught fire in New Zealand in the last year, with many ... More >>

China’s Ban on Fossil-Powered Cars Hides Hidden Motive

Wednesday, 13 September 2017, 9:15 am | Dog And Lemon guide

China’s announcement that it will restrict the sales of petrol and diesel-powered cars is not all it seems, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Politicians ignore 363 dead bodies

Sunday, 3 September 2017, 3:03 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

Road accidents – a major killer in this country – are being ignored during the election campaign, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Taxpayers shouldn't fund dedicated trucking lanes

Monday, 21 August 2017, 12:45 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

A trucking industry request for special lanes reserved for trucks, to be provided at the taxpayers' expense, is "laughable", says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Politicians ‘cowards’ over road safety, says campaigner

Sunday, 23 July 2017, 3:31 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

The road toll will continue to rise until politicians address the real causes of accidents, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who has been campaigning for safer roads and cars for over 20 years, says the public ... More >>

Rural tourist routes an accident waiting to happen

Thursday, 22 June 2017, 9:51 am | Dog And Lemon guide

The government must urgently upgrade unsafe rural roads used by tourists, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Toll roads a poor way of solving congestion

Friday, 9 June 2017, 9:04 am | Dog And Lemon Guide

Auckland’s toll roads will penalise the poor without solving the causes of congestion, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Ban on renting vehicles to tired travellers would save lives

Sunday, 7 May 2017, 2:35 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

Ban on renting vehicles to tired travellers would save lives, says safety campaigner An outspoken road safety campaigner has repeated a call for a ban on renting vehicles to travellers who have just arrived in New Zealand. More >>

Higher speed limit common sense, says safety campaigner

Thursday, 4 May 2017, 2:02 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

A proposal to raise the speed limit to 110km/h on selected roads is simply keeping up with the times, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Ex-cop expresses concern at police budget cuts

Sunday, 26 March 2017, 4:57 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

A proposal to axe 26 police from the Commercial Vehicle Investigation Unit[1] has exposed deep flaws in police management, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Motorcycle levy system a failure, says safety campaigner

Tuesday, 10 January 2017, 8:31 am | Dog And Lemon Guide

The government’s ACC motorbike levy system, which was meant to help meet the higher costs of bike accidents, has not improved road safety, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Time to get serious about road safety

Monday, 9 January 2017, 8:39 am | Dog And Lemon guide

The police should have the power to temporarily impound vehicles for seatbelt violations and permanently seize cellphones used by drivers in moving vehicles, says the car review website dogandlemon.com. More >>

Heavier trucks will mean more road deaths, says campaigner

Thursday, 8 December 2016, 11:14 am | Dog And Lemon guide

Heavier trucks will not significantly improve transport efficiency and will lead to more fatal accidents, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

The Dog & Lemon Guide is twenty

Wednesday, 30 November 2016, 2:19 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

First published on November 30, 1996, as a paperback guide to car buying, The Dog & Lemon Guide has always caused controversy. More >>

The Dog & Lemon Guide survives two decades

Tuesday, 29 November 2016, 11:45 am | Dog And Lemon guide

First published on November 30, 1996, as a paperback guide to car buying, The Dog & Lemon Guide has always caused controversy. More >>

Community organisations opposing cyclists on footpaths

Thursday, 3 November 2016, 9:51 am | The Dog and Lemon Guide

Many of New Zealand's leading community organisations*, including Grey Power, the Blind Foundation and CCS Disability Action, are opposing plans to let cyclists share pavements with pedestrians. More >>

Multiple fatality ‘easily preventable’

Sunday, 25 September 2016, 9:42 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

Last Monday’s multiple fatality near Huntly could have been prevented by simple changes in rules and technology, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

New Zealand should not accept Chinese driver's licences

Sunday, 11 September 2016, 4:26 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

New Zealand should not accept Chinese driver's licences, says safety campaigner Chinese nationals should not be allowed to use international driver's licences in New Zealand, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, ... More >>

Safety campaigner disappointed by Monash/AA safety ratings

Wednesday, 31 August 2016, 10:13 am | Dog And Lemon guide

The Monash University / AA list of safe used cars (below) is both impractical and misleading, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

23 truck crashes in one month: campaigner calls for action

Monday, 8 August 2016, 12:45 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

Serious truck accidents are occurring on almost a daily basis, and the government needs to act, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

 

 

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