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Radio NZ item detrimental say victims

Wednesday, 12 November 2014, 9:08 am | Candor Trust

Drug driving victim's group Candor asserts that listeners to a recent Radio NZ program were lulled into a false sense of security about drug driving by a visiting academic. Spokeswoman Rachael Ford says “Prof Kleiman's take being of 1990's vintage diverts ... More >>

Simon Bridges Drug Confusion

Tuesday, 28 August 2012, 11:26 am | Candor Trust

Simon Bridges nonsensical comments regarding the scandalous air brushing of the drug driving cabinet report paper show that he is still completely ignorant about the issues involved, and road safety group the Campaign Against Drugs on Roads is outraged. More >>

Times Publication of Medpot Myth Immoral

Tuesday, 13 December 2011, 2:57 pm | Candor Trust

Sensational papers like the recent rave about medpot availability reducing drink drive crashes are an obvious prong of a campaign by the powerful drug legalizing lobby, as it seeks to smooth a way without the inconveniences of providing for appropriate ... More >>

Fools rush in to cannabis debate

Wednesday, 28 September 2011, 2:29 pm | Candor Trust

When Don Brash said he was "haunted" by the police time spent making criminals of 400,000 New Zealand "who are harming no one", which could be better employed hunting "real criminals", he forgot one important fact. The NZ ... More >>

Nationals Legal Highs

Thursday, 16 June 2011, 3:40 pm | Candor Trust

Candor Trust supports today’s statement against blatant commercialisation of fake cannabis by Chris Fowlie. The lack of glasnost about drug harm has resulted in perceptions that while analogue drugs may be risque in the Governments eyes, they're not harmful ... More >>

Road Safe Hawkes Bay Killing Kids - Candor Trust

Thursday, 12 May 2011, 1:18 pm | Candor Trust

NZTA and the Regional Council should not be funding Road Safe Hawkes Bay, or their likes, to provide 1980's styled youth Alcohol Expos to deter drink driving - it's no longer King. In the Police ESR study of a 5 year crop of dead drivers just 12 ... More >>

Safer Journeys Fails Youth - Candor Trust

Wednesday, 11 May 2011, 1:31 pm | Candor Trust

Candor Trust Safer Journeys Action plan 2011 is fundamentally flawed and at this late date the Government has no excuse. The text of the plan continues to claim (against solid evidence)that in 2008, New Zealand’s fatality rate for alcohol or drug impaired ... More >>

Initial Road Homicide Aid Praised

Friday, 6 May 2011, 10:11 am | Candor Trust

The Candor Trust is delighted that the Government has acknowledged the serious oversight Candor has previously highlighted of it's first victim support package having overlooked road killer victim's rights, because aberrant laws in NZ mean that most such cases ... More >>

MADD Naive over Drug Cocktails

Tuesday, 29 March 2011, 2:18 pm | Candor Trust

The Candor Trust is pleased the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse has funded studies about the serious drug driving issue, but is appalled at the hostile "turf guarding" attitude of MADD Canada. A batten the hatches attitude that anyone can see is destructive ... More >>

Candor Trust Remarks on Boy Racer Reduction

Monday, 17 January 2011, 3:10 pm | Candor Trust

In noting a plummet in boy racer offences detected, the Police Minister Judith Collins has suggested that finance companies may be repossessing cars "under threat" of her crusher. If so this is a good way to skin one loose wild cat. More >>

Chase Spin a Disgrace

Thursday, 6 January 2011, 2:41 pm | Candor Trust

The Naitoko families call today supporting tougher penalties for fleeing drivers is not evidence based. Such measures are diversionary from where the real work needs to be done, about a serious public safety issue, as tougher penalties simply don't ... More >>

ESR needs more than blood in its hands

Thursday, 23 December 2010, 12:47 pm | Candor Trust

Pursuant this weeeks drug driving conference in Wellington The Candor Trust disputes the "stick in mud" stance of the ESR, which RNZ reports as knocking proposals by the Trust and the AA to legislate now to enable random saliva drug testing, on ... More >>

Enough is Enough Jude

Monday, 6 December 2010, 1:50 pm | Candor Trust

New Zealand has the highest road death rate in the OECD per vehicle km travelled and the highest death rate by Police pursuits, which Judith Collins has no problem with. No problem with the fact 70% of Police pursuit homicide victims are innocent ... More >>

Quota System Labour’s Downfall

Monday, 15 November 2010, 12:10 pm | Candor Trust

Candor and Akilla Foundation congratulates retiring Constable Phil Robertson for his unflinching honesty about the failure of Labour’s speed and alcohol ticket quota system, officially known as the RAM (Resource Allocation model), which he says ... More >>

Defiance over blood thirsty chases

Friday, 12 November 2010, 2:01 pm | Candor Trust

In relation to the driver critically injured on the Eastern Hutt Road Candor Trust reiterates that such chases are not on. You can't enhance road safety by racing drivers who won't stop, and the policies of most civilised countries acknowledge this by ... More >>

God save young drivers from Labour

Friday, 15 October 2010, 1:21 pm | Candor Trust

Candor Trust condemns Phil Goffs plan to stop people fleeing Police as non evidence based dangerous lunacy, his bullet pointed plan is psycho ward babble, indistinguishable from the ignorant rambling expressed by National around the issue. More >>

A Law For Farhat And Karleane Is In Order

Sunday, 1 August 2010, 2:43 pm | Candor Trust

Rampant Police pursuits are torturing and killing Police, small-fry offenders and the Public. A new law is required to reduce pursuits from 2000 yearly back to the early hundreds, to strictly regulate the manner in which a pursuit is initiated, ... More >>

National Road Safety Plan A+

Tuesday, 27 July 2010, 3:39 pm | Candor Trust

The Candor Trust congratulates National upon a package that is smart, and will make a significant difference. Staff are pleased at the Nats refusal to be bullied into a lower drink limit by Labour's 7 million marketing campaign, as 0.05 is the weakest ... More >>

Police Pursuit review whitewash

Friday, 23 July 2010, 1:34 pm | Candor Trust

"The outside intervention of a Royal Commission is needed to sort out road police's incompetency" says Rachael Ford of Candor Trust. In their latest review Police try claiming New Zealands policy which increased pursuits 400% since 2002 is "restrictive". ... More >>

Reform Police Chase Culture - Inquiry Time

Sunday, 11 July 2010, 12:57 pm | Candor Trust

Candor Trust say "Enough is enough" after 9 recent Police chase deaths. A pursuit in central Christchurch last night of a jam packed car seems ill advised. The boy racer laws were predictable going to result in an exacerbation of trauma More >>





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