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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 >>

Technology best defence against yobbo drivers

Monday, 18 January 2016, 5:03 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

Technology best defence against yobbo drivers, says campaigner Yesterdays’ fatal crash in central Auckland [1], where a speeding car hit a tree, killing a teenage boy, could probably have been avoided on a well-designed road, says the car review ... More >>

Unforgiving roads a major factor in holiday road toll

Tuesday, 5 January 2016, 1:50 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

At least half of the holiday road deaths might not have occurred on a well-built roading system, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who is an active road safety campaigner, says a large number of accidents involved ... More >>

Government inaction drives tourist road toll

Thursday, 31 December 2015, 5:33 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

The government’s strategy for preventing tourist accidents has been a complete failure, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who is an outspoken road safety campaigner, says many tourists simply lack the skills ... More >>

Santa gives free car reviews

Thursday, 24 December 2015, 11:29 am | Dog And Lemon Guide

For the first time in nearly twenty years, the car review website dogandlemon.com is giving away free reviews as a Christmas present. More >>

Lights on to survive Christmas

Monday, 21 December 2015, 1:09 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

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

Horror smash ‘easily preventable’ says safety campaigner

Thursday, 17 December 2015, 10:44 am | Dog And Lemon guide

This weekend’s horror smash between a car and a truck , which killed three people, would not have occurred if the road had been fitted with median barriers, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Government should promote alternatives to self-drive holiday

Thursday, 17 December 2015, 9:55 am | Dog And Lemon Guide

A prominent road safety campaigner has called on the government to stop promoting self-drive holidays to foreign tourists , and instead to promote less risky alternatives. Clive Matthew-Wilson, who edits the car review website dogandlemon.com , says many ... More >>

Proposal to allow larger trucks 'shameful'

Thursday, 10 December 2015, 9:23 am | Dog And Lemon guide

A government proposal [1] to allow even larger trucks on our roads will inevitably lead to more road deaths, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Kiwi roads and drivers injure innocent tourists

Wednesday, 9 December 2015, 4:09 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

A recent head-on collision between an SUV and a tourist bus would not have occurred on a well-designed road, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Stopping dangerous tourists should be highest priority

Thursday, 3 December 2015, 11:31 am | Dog and Lemon Guide

The government’s sudden announcement of increased funding for rural highways, is no substitute for keeping dangerous drivers off our roads, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Dog and Lemon Guide Statement

Monday, 30 November 2015, 4:27 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

The latest accident caused by a tourist driver suggests the tourism industry’s voluntary driver assessment is useless, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . The company which rented the car involved in the crash was following a recently ... More >>

AA accused of hypocrisy over tourist driver testing

Thursday, 19 November 2015, 9:13 am | Dog And Lemon Guide

The Automobile Association has launched a computerised test site for foreign drivers , just months after telling a parliamentary select committee that it was not practical to test foreign drivers before they drive in this country . More >>

Stop tired tourists killing themselves, says campaigner

Friday, 6 November 2015, 11:41 am | Dog And Lemon Guide

Wednesday’s fatal accident involving a tourist driver was probably preventable, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

 

 

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