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Speed cameras are a clumsy way of lowering the road toll

Sunday, 13 May 2018, 2:24 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

Speed cameras will not significantly lower the road toll, says the car review website Dogandlemon.com . More >>

Irresponsible rental companies and tourist accidents

Thursday, 3 May 2018, 9:20 am | Dog And Lemon Guide

The government should apply tough new standards to vehicle rentals, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

70kp/h speed limit proposal "unworkable"

Tuesday, 3 April 2018, 12:42 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

A proposal to lower the open road speed limit to 70kp/h on stretches without median barriers is "ridiculous and unworkable’, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

The simple graph that explains the road toll

Tuesday, 3 April 2018, 11:43 am | Dog And Lemon guide

The simple graph that explains the road toll A simple graph, published by the car review website dogandlemon.com , shows how New Zealand’s road toll has consistently followed the ups and downs of the economy. More >>

One simple road modification could have saved lives

Tuesday, 20 March 2018, 10:24 am | Dog And Lemon Guide

Many recent road deaths would not have occurred on roads fitted with median barriers, says the car review website dogandllemon.com . More >>

Motorbikes dominate 2018 road toll

Sunday, 21 January 2018, 6:15 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

The rising number of motorbike deaths and injuries has prompted a call for urgent action. More >>

Government must make tough decisions to lower road toll

Sunday, 14 January 2018, 4:56 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

The government must give the police new powers to deal with motorists who won’t wear seatbelts and drivers who use cellphones, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Better roads, less trucks, key to lowering road toll

Wednesday, 3 January 2018, 12:05 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

Simple changes to our roads could more than halve the road toll, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Lights on to survive Christmas

Sunday, 17 December 2017, 8:40 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

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

Time to ban deadly electronic distractions

Sunday, 5 November 2017, 4:40 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

It’s time to ban all road users, including pedestrians and cyclists, from using cellphones or wearing earphones, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Dogandlemon.com editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who is an active road safety campaigner, says: “Electronic ... More >>

Government should encourage tourists to take it easy

Thursday, 2 November 2017, 12:50 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

The new government should encourage overseas visitors to see the country by train or bus, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Police pursuit policy belongs in another century

Monday, 23 October 2017, 6:34 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

The police need to modify their policy on pursuits, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Call for lower speed limit 'misguided'

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 12:41 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

Lowering the speed limit will not reduce the road toll, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

NZ Roads "An Accident Waiting to Happen," says Campaigner

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 8:43 am | Dog And Lemon guide

Many fatalities could be prevented through simple changes in road design, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

How Was An Offender With So Many Charges Left Unsupervised?

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 8:31 am | Dog And Lemon guide

A road safety campaigner is ‘gobsmacked’ that a 15-year-old, who died after a police chase, was not being electronically monitored. More >>

Economy, Cheap Fuel, Bikes And Trucks Drive High Road Toll

Tuesday, 3 October 2017, 12:43 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

The government needs to fix our roads, move freight onto rail, make it harder to get a motorbike licence and target high risk drivers, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Ford must buy back inflammable Kugas, says campaigner

Sunday, 17 September 2017, 3:50 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

Ford must buy back inflammable Kugas, says campaigner The government should force Ford to buy back fire-prone Kuga vehicles, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Two Ford Kuga vehicles have caught fire in New Zealand in the last year, with many ... More >>

China’s Ban on Fossil-Powered Cars Hides Hidden Motive

Wednesday, 13 September 2017, 9:15 am | Dog And Lemon guide

China’s announcement that it will restrict the sales of petrol and diesel-powered cars is not all it seems, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Politicians ignore 363 dead bodies

Sunday, 3 September 2017, 3:03 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

Road accidents – a major killer in this country – are being ignored during the election campaign, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Taxpayers shouldn't fund dedicated trucking lanes

Monday, 21 August 2017, 12:45 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

A trucking industry request for special lanes reserved for trucks, to be provided at the taxpayers' expense, is "laughable", says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

 

 

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