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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 >>

It's time for alternatives to killer trucks

Friday, 5 August 2016, 1:27 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

The government must begin promoting alternatives to carrying freight by road, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Don’t change tyres on busy roads, says safety campaigner

Friday, 5 August 2016, 1:26 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

Changing a flat tyre at the side of a busy road could cost you your life , says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

‘Bird’s eye’ cameras make trucks far safer

Monday, 25 July 2016, 10:56 am | Dog And Lemon guide

Cameras that give truck drivers a 360° view of the space around their vehicles can prevent many fatal accidents involving trucks and cyclists , says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Multiple fatality blamed on unsafe road

Monday, 18 July 2016, 5:25 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

A lack of safety features on the notorious Desert Road in the central North island was directly responsible for today’s triple fatality, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Tolls won’t heal Auckland's congestion, says motoring expert

Thursday, 23 June 2016, 8:36 am | Dog And Lemon Guide

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

Time to rethink road safety, says campaigner

Tuesday, 7 June 2016, 4:18 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

The government needs to change the way we operate our roads, says, the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Speeding government limos show disregard for laws

Friday, 3 June 2016, 10:40 am | Dog And Lemon guide

It's hypocritical for the government to condemn speeding when its own drivers break the law on a regular basis, says the car review website dogandlemon.com More >>

Suppression of foreign driver accident information

Tuesday, 31 May 2016, 2:37 pm | Dog and Lemon Guide

The police censorship of information about accidents involving foreigners is unacceptable, says the car review website dogandlemon.com. More >>

Safety campaigner backs T-plates for foreign drivers

Tuesday, 17 May 2016, 2:57 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

T-plates for foreign drivers would probably make life easier for tourists as well as locals, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Calls to ban wire rope median barriers concerns campaigner

Monday, 9 May 2016, 11:08 am | Dog and Lemon Guide

Wire rope barriers save lives, including the lives of motorcyclists, says an outspoken road safety campaigner.Clive Matthew-Wilson, editor of the car review website dogandlemon.com , says: More >>

Electric cars won’t solve congestion

Thursday, 5 May 2016, 5:32 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

The government’s announcement of support for electric cars won’t solve the country’s transport problems, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Time to test foreigners before they drive, says campaigner

Wednesday, 4 May 2016, 3:07 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

The government must require all drivers to pass a simple, computer-based test that simulates New Zealand driving conditions, before buying or renting vehicles in this country, says the car review website dogandlemon.com. More >>

Time to close down rogue car rental firms, says campaigner

Friday, 29 April 2016, 9:22 am | Dog And Lemon guide

The government should set higher standards for rental vehicles, including appearance and safety, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

 

 

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