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ACC lying over levy blunders, says safety campaigner

Wednesday, 1 July 2015, 8:04 am | The Dog and Lemon Guide

The Accident Compensation Commission’s attempt to blame multiple mistakes in setting vehicle levies on a computer ‘coding error’ is a blatant mistruth, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Select Committee ruling will cost lives, says campaigner

Sunday, 7 June 2015, 8:12 pm | The Dog and Lemon Guide

Innocent people will die as a result of a recent ruling by the Transport and Industrial Relations Committee, says the car review website dogandlemon.com More >>

Campaigner slams government over road toll

Monday, 1 June 2015, 7:31 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

The vast majority of road accidents are preventable with technology, says the car review website dogandlemon.com. Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who is an active road safety campaigner, says: “While people continue to die on our roads, the so-called ... More >>

Economy drives high road toll, but technology can lower it

Thursday, 28 May 2015, 9:40 am | Dog And Lemon guide

New Zealand’s sharp increase in annual road deaths is mostly the result of a booming economy, says the car review website dogandlemon.com. More >>

Carmakers scam motorists with false fuel economy figures

Monday, 4 May 2015, 10:16 am | Dog And Lemon guide

Just three out of 200 new cars are as fuel efficient as the manufacturers claim, according to a major British study. More >>

Simon Bridge's bridges may cost lives

Friday, 17 April 2015, 9:55 am | Dog And Lemon guide

The government should cancel the planned $70 million spendup on Northland one-lane bridges and divert the money into desperately needed safety projects, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

ACC rating system rewards unsafe cars

Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 12:48 pm | The Dog and Lemon Guide

ACC’s new safety-related tier system for annual car licensing, which is supposed to give discounted ACC levies to owners of safer vehicles, does the exact opposite in some cases, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Most tourist accidents are preventable, says report

Friday, 10 April 2015, 2:10 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

The government has squandered an opportunity to halt the string of horrific tourist accidents, says the car review website dogandlemon.com. More >>

Public conned over anti-speeding strategy

Friday, 27 March 2015, 12:45 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

The police are continuing to use phony science to justify a failed anti-speeding campaign, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Government terrified of testing foreign drivers

Friday, 6 March 2015, 11:14 am | Dog And Lemon Guide

About 20% foreign drivers would probably fail a basic driving competency test in this country, says the car review website dogandlemon.com. More >>

Government tourist accident response “too little, too late”

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 4:18 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

The government’s response to the tourist accident crisis is “too little, too late,” says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson says: “While it’s refreshing that the government is now listening to expert advice ... More >>

Tourist accidents linked to poorly marked intersections

Wednesday, 25 February 2015, 10:45 am | Dog And Lemon guide

A road safety campaigner has called for urgent upgrades to rural intersections, after yet another fatal crash near Springston[1] caused by a tourist apparently not noticing a Stop sign. More >>

Government inaction driving tourist road toll

Monday, 23 February 2015, 9:43 am | Dog And Lemon Guide

A prominent road safety campaigner has accused the government of “sitting on its hands while innocent people die needlessly.” More >>

Safety campaigner blames multiple fatalities on road design

Monday, 26 January 2015, 9:18 am | Dog And Lemon Guide

A prominent road safety campaigner is blaming multiple deaths on the design of New Zealand roads. More >>

Twelve steps to safety

Friday, 9 January 2015, 11:00 am | Dog And Lemon guide

A prominent road safety campaigner has outlined a twelve-step a plan to halve the road toll in five years. More >>

Time to refocus road safety, says campaigner

Tuesday, 6 January 2015, 8:38 am | Dog And Lemon Guide

The police should leave ordinary drivers alone and instead concentrate on the groups who cause most accidents, says the car review website dogandlemon.com More >>

Economy drives high road toll, says safety campaigner

Tuesday, 30 December 2014, 7:51 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

The booming economy was probably to blame for this year's higher road toll, says the car review website dogandlemon.com. More >>

Tourist safety tags won’t lower toll, says safety campaigner

Saturday, 20 December 2014, 10:50 am | The Dog and Lemon Guide

Steering wheel tags with road safety tips for visiting drivers will do little or nothing to lower the tourist road toll, says a prominent road safety campaigner. More >>

Tourist rental guidelines a joke, says safety campaigner

Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 12:03 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

Tourist rental guidelines a joke, says safety campaigner New guidelines for renting vehicles to tourists will do little to reduce the number of accidents involving foreign drivers, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson ... More >>

Anti-speeding campaign based on phony science

Friday, 28 November 2014, 1:40 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

Ticketing ordinary motorists will have no effect on the groups who cause most road deaths, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

 

 

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