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FBI disagrees with NZ government over police chases

Monday, 1 February 2016, 10:29 am | The Dog and Lemon Guide

Police chases for minor offences are dangerous and generally unnecessary, says the American Federal Bureau of Investigation. More >>

Technology best defence against yobbo drivers

Monday, 18 January 2016, 5:03 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

Technology best defence against yobbo drivers, says campaigner Yesterdays’ fatal crash in central Auckland [1], where a speeding car hit a tree, killing a teenage boy, could probably have been avoided on a well-designed road, says the car review ... More >>

Unforgiving roads a major factor in holiday road toll

Tuesday, 5 January 2016, 1:50 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

At least half of the holiday road deaths might not have occurred on a well-built roading system, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who is an active road safety campaigner, says a large number of accidents involved ... More >>

Government inaction drives tourist road toll

Thursday, 31 December 2015, 5:33 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

The government’s strategy for preventing tourist accidents has been a complete failure, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who is an outspoken road safety campaigner, says many tourists simply lack the skills ... More >>

Santa gives free car reviews

Thursday, 24 December 2015, 11:29 am | Dog And Lemon Guide

For the first time in nearly twenty years, the car review website dogandlemon.com is giving away free reviews as a Christmas present. More >>

Lights on to survive Christmas

Monday, 21 December 2015, 1:09 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

Cars with their lights on are up to 25% less likely to end up in a fatal daytime collision this Christmas, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Horror smash ‘easily preventable’ says safety campaigner

Thursday, 17 December 2015, 10:44 am | Dog And Lemon guide

This weekend’s horror smash between a car and a truck , which killed three people, would not have occurred if the road had been fitted with median barriers, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Government should promote alternatives to self-drive holiday

Thursday, 17 December 2015, 9:55 am | Dog And Lemon Guide

A prominent road safety campaigner has called on the government to stop promoting self-drive holidays to foreign tourists , and instead to promote less risky alternatives. Clive Matthew-Wilson, who edits the car review website dogandlemon.com , says many ... More >>

Proposal to allow larger trucks 'shameful'

Thursday, 10 December 2015, 9:23 am | Dog And Lemon guide

A government proposal [1] to allow even larger trucks on our roads will inevitably lead to more road deaths, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Kiwi roads and drivers injure innocent tourists

Wednesday, 9 December 2015, 4:09 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

A recent head-on collision between an SUV and a tourist bus would not have occurred on a well-designed road, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Stopping dangerous tourists should be highest priority

Thursday, 3 December 2015, 11:31 am | Dog and Lemon Guide

The government’s sudden announcement of increased funding for rural highways, is no substitute for keeping dangerous drivers off our roads, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Dog and Lemon Guide Statement

Monday, 30 November 2015, 4:27 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

The latest accident caused by a tourist driver suggests the tourism industry’s voluntary driver assessment is useless, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . The company which rented the car involved in the crash was following a recently ... More >>

AA accused of hypocrisy over tourist driver testing

Thursday, 19 November 2015, 9:13 am | Dog And Lemon Guide

The Automobile Association has launched a computerised test site for foreign drivers , just months after telling a parliamentary select committee that it was not practical to test foreign drivers before they drive in this country . More >>

Stop tired tourists killing themselves, says campaigner

Friday, 6 November 2015, 11:41 am | Dog And Lemon Guide

Wednesday’s fatal accident involving a tourist driver was probably preventable, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Police should take over drivers’ licence testing

Monday, 2 November 2015, 3:32 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

The police should take control of issuing drivers’ licences, says the car review website dogandlemon.com More >>

Safekids' driveway safety initiative a tragic waste of time

Thursday, 22 October 2015, 9:02 am | Dog And Lemon guide

A new driveway safety initiative by Safekids, which includes giving parents a keyring with their child's picture, will do little or nothing to reduce driveway deaths, says the car review website dogandlemon. . More >>

Disqualify wrong way drivers, says campaigner

Tuesday, 20 October 2015, 9:51 am | Dog And Lemon guide

Motorists who drive down the wrong side of the road should face instant disqualification, says the car review website dogandlemon.com. More >>

Tourism NZ lying over video, says safety campaigner

Tuesday, 6 October 2015, 9:31 am | Dog And Lemon guide

Claims by Tourism NZ that a promotional video showing a camper van driving down the wrong side of the road was the result of an 'honest mistake' are not true, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Call to halt government BMW purchase

Thursday, 1 October 2015, 9:13 am | Dog And Lemon guide

The government’s purchase of BMW limousines should be suspended while BMW is under investigation for allegedly providing false fraudulent fuel economy and emissions figures, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Brace yourself, it’s tourist driving season

Wednesday, 30 September 2015, 5:05 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

New Zealanders can expect another summer of serious accidents involving tourists, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

 

 

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