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The government must act on bus safety

Thursday, 9 August 2018, 8:51 am | Dog And Lemon Guide

The government must act promptly to improve bus safety, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

All highway buses need seatbelts

Thursday, 2 August 2018, 6:25 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

All passenger buses that drive at more than 50km/h should be required to have seatbelts, says the car review website dogandlemon.com More >>

Trucking companies growing rich on taxpayer handouts

Friday, 6 July 2018, 9:20 am | Dog And Lemon Guide

The government should make the trucking industry pay the full costs of the roads they travel down, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Thumbs up for government road safety announcement

Thursday, 28 June 2018, 5:10 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

Thumbs up for government road safety announcement. The government’s increase in road safety spending is a “big step in the right direction” says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Median barriers should be top road safety priority

Wednesday, 27 June 2018, 6:22 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

A simple median barrier would have prevented today’s multiple fatalities at Waverly, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

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 >>

 

 

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