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Bring back the six-monthly Warrant of Fitness

Sunday, 11 August 2019, 4:58 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

The government should bring back six-monthly Warrant of Fitness inspections for the majority of cars and light commercial vehicles, says the car review website dogandlemon.com. More >>

Minister should resign over e-scooter death

Tuesday, 25 June 2019, 11:32 am | Dog And Lemon Guide

Yesterday's e-scooter death was the result of corrupt and reckless mismanagement by the government and the minister of transport should resign, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Banning unsafe cars may not improve safety

Tuesday, 18 June 2019, 8:31 am | Dog And Lemon Guide

Attempts to improve safety by banning the import of older vehicles may actually keep older vehicles on the road longer, says the car review website dogandlemon.com. More >>

Government speed report lacks scientific credibility

Wednesday, 12 June 2019, 8:40 am | Dog And Lemon Guide

The Speed Reference Group Outcomes Report , which supports drastically lower speed limits across the country, is based on highly dubious science, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Government risks voter backlash over lowered speed limits

Sunday, 9 June 2019, 5:17 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

The government is likely to face a significant voter backlash if speed limits are reduced unreasonably, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Alcohol still the worst drug on our roads

Tuesday, 14 May 2019, 9:20 am | Dog And Lemon Guide

The government needs to treat alcohol as the most dangerous recreational drug, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Clarification on driver training

Friday, 3 May 2019, 1:24 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

In a recent press release, we correctly pointed out that advanced driver and rider training (such as teaching drivers skid-control) has a very poor track record when it comes to reducing accidents (drivers tend become overconfident and take more risks). More >>

Advanced driver training will not lower the road toll

Tuesday, 30 April 2019, 10:15 am | Dog And Lemon Guide

Science shows that advanced driver training will not lower the road toll, says the car review website dogandlemon.com More >>

Campaigner blames government after 8 die on road

Monday, 29 April 2019, 1:10 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

The government has blood on its hands over the latest multiple fatality, says the car review website dogandlemon.com. More >>

Time to get tough on seatbelt use

Tuesday, 2 April 2019, 9:02 am | Dog And Lemon Guide

The police should have the power to impound vehicles where the occupants aren't wearing seatbelts, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Police pursuit report “a cop-out”

Friday, 15 March 2019, 1:31 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

Multiple people will die until police pursuits are restricted, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

The government must regulate e-scooters

Monday, 25 February 2019, 1:35 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

The government needs to urgently regulate the introduction of new technology such as e-scooters, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Time to recall defective Lime scooters

Tuesday, 19 February 2019, 5:22 pm | Dog and Lemon Guide

Lime e-scooters have serious safety defects and should be recalled immediately, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Exhausted truck drivers major threat to road safety

Tuesday, 22 January 2019, 8:37 am | Dog And Lemon Guide

Truck drivers regularly take terrible risks due to a cutthroat contract system, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Government wasting millions on failed motorbike training

Monday, 19 November 2018, 1:24 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

The government must bring in tough motorbike awareness tests immediately, says car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

E-scooter safety campaign “a waste of time”

Tuesday, 6 November 2018, 7:33 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

A safety publicity campaign by e-scooter promoter Lime is a meaningless stunt, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Petrol taxes are subsidising the trucking industry

Thursday, 11 October 2018, 9:03 am | Dog And Lemon Guide

Light petrol and diesel vehicles are paying far more than their share of transport taxes, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Lower speed limits linked to increase in road deaths

Sunday, 30 September 2018, 4:54 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

Speed limits that are impractically low tend to be ignored, leading to an increase in road deaths, according to studies quoted in the Times newspaper in the UK. More >>

Increasing fines won’t stop cellphone use by drivers

Wednesday, 12 September 2018, 8:44 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

Increasing fines and demerit points won’t stop cellphone use by high-risk drivers, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

The simple modification that could drop daytime accidents

Sunday, 2 September 2018, 6:56 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

Daytime Running Lights should be compulsory on all vehicles, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

 

 

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