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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 >>

Engineer calls for urgent carpark checks

Thursday, 24 March 2016, 10:09 am | The Dog and Lemon Guide

A respected civil engineer has called for an urgent examination of New Zealand’s parking buildings, after the recent incident where a motorist drove straight off a four-storey carpark. More >>

Wicked Campers’ vehicles are death traps, says campaigner

Tuesday, 22 March 2016, 9:26 am | Dog And Lemon Guide

The government should take action against the vehicles rented out by rogue firms like Wicked Campers , rather than merely focussing on the slogans painted on the outside, says the car review website dogandlemon.com. More >>

License scam “the tip of the iceberg”

Thursday, 17 March 2016, 9:47 am | The Dog and Lemon Guide

License scam “the tip of the iceberg” says safety campaigner A prominent road safety campaigner has suggested that many motorists from China and India may not have valid licences when they drive in New Zealand. Clive Matthew-Wilson, editor ... More >>

Government is ignoring its own scientists

Wednesday, 17 February 2016, 3:11 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

The victim of yesterday's fatal accident near Hastings, would probably be alive today if a median barrier had been fitted to that road, says the car review website dogandlemon.com ." More >>

Safety campaigner wants ‘killer trucks’ off the road

Tuesday, 16 February 2016, 9:51 am | Dog And Lemon Guide

Plans to allow bigger and heavier trucks on New Zealand roads[1] , rather than encouraging the rail network, are flawed and dangerous, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

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 >>

 

 

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