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Politicians ‘cowards’ over road safety, says campaigner

Sunday, 23 July 2017, 3:31 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

The road toll will continue to rise until politicians address the real causes of accidents, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who has been campaigning for safer roads and cars for over 20 years, says the public ... More >>

Rural tourist routes an accident waiting to happen

Thursday, 22 June 2017, 9:51 am | Dog And Lemon guide

The government must urgently upgrade unsafe rural roads used by tourists, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Toll roads a poor way of solving congestion

Friday, 9 June 2017, 9:04 am | Dog And Lemon Guide

Auckland’s toll roads will penalise the poor without solving the causes of congestion, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Ban on renting vehicles to tired travellers would save lives

Sunday, 7 May 2017, 2:35 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

Ban on renting vehicles to tired travellers would save lives, says safety campaigner An outspoken road safety campaigner has repeated a call for a ban on renting vehicles to travellers who have just arrived in New Zealand. More >>

Higher speed limit common sense, says safety campaigner

Thursday, 4 May 2017, 2:02 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

A proposal to raise the speed limit to 110km/h on selected roads is simply keeping up with the times, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Ex-cop expresses concern at police budget cuts

Sunday, 26 March 2017, 4:57 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

A proposal to axe 26 police from the Commercial Vehicle Investigation Unit[1] has exposed deep flaws in police management, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Motorcycle levy system a failure, says safety campaigner

Tuesday, 10 January 2017, 8:31 am | Dog And Lemon Guide

The government’s ACC motorbike levy system, which was meant to help meet the higher costs of bike accidents, has not improved road safety, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Time to get serious about road safety

Monday, 9 January 2017, 8:39 am | Dog And Lemon guide

The police should have the power to temporarily impound vehicles for seatbelt violations and permanently seize cellphones used by drivers in moving vehicles, says the car review website dogandlemon.com. More >>

Heavier trucks will mean more road deaths, says campaigner

Thursday, 8 December 2016, 11:14 am | Dog And Lemon guide

Heavier trucks will not significantly improve transport efficiency and will lead to more fatal accidents, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

The Dog & Lemon Guide is twenty

Wednesday, 30 November 2016, 2:19 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

First published on November 30, 1996, as a paperback guide to car buying, The Dog & Lemon Guide has always caused controversy. More >>

The Dog & Lemon Guide survives two decades

Tuesday, 29 November 2016, 11:45 am | Dog And Lemon guide

First published on November 30, 1996, as a paperback guide to car buying, The Dog & Lemon Guide has always caused controversy. More >>

Community organisations opposing cyclists on footpaths

Thursday, 3 November 2016, 9:51 am | The Dog and Lemon Guide

Many of New Zealand's leading community organisations*, including Grey Power, the Blind Foundation and CCS Disability Action, are opposing plans to let cyclists share pavements with pedestrians. More >>

Multiple fatality ‘easily preventable’

Sunday, 25 September 2016, 9:42 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

Last Monday’s multiple fatality near Huntly could have been prevented by simple changes in rules and technology, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

New Zealand should not accept Chinese driver's licences

Sunday, 11 September 2016, 4:26 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

New Zealand should not accept Chinese driver's licences, says safety campaigner Chinese nationals should not be allowed to use international driver's licences in New Zealand, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, ... More >>

Safety campaigner disappointed by Monash/AA safety ratings

Wednesday, 31 August 2016, 10:13 am | Dog And Lemon guide

The Monash University / AA list of safe used cars (below) is both impractical and misleading, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

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 >>

 

 

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