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Subsidised Electric Cars Rob Funds From Public Transport

Sunday, 13 June 2021, 4:42 pm | The Dog and Lemon Guide

Taxpayer handouts to electric car buyers rob funds from public transport, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who has studied electric cars for over a decade, says: “There are only limited government funds ... More >>

Fatal Van Accident Linked To Poorly Marked Intersections

Friday, 4 June 2021, 1:44 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

Today’s fatal van accident , in which four people died, could probably have been avoided if the intersection had been properly marked, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who is an outspoken road safety campaigner, ... More >>

Truck Drivers Often Don’t See The Cyclists They Kill

Friday, 21 May 2021, 5:45 am | The Dog and Lemon Guide

All commercial vehicles should be fitted with surround-view cameras that give the driver a 360° view of the road around them, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who is an outspoken road safety campaigner, says truck ... More >>

Congestion Charges Clear Poor People From Busy Roads

Friday, 7 May 2021, 5:43 pm | The Dog and Lemon Guide

Congestion charges discourage ride-sharing and encourage wealthier people to use cars, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson says: “Why do central and local government almost always favour congestion charges instead ... More >>

Government Increase In Fines For Illegal Use Of Cellphones In Cars ‘pathetic'

Friday, 16 April 2021, 8:49 am | Dog And Lemon Guide

The government’s slight increase in fines for drivers illegally using cellphones is ‘pathetic’, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who is an outspoken road safety campaigner, says many drivers will simply continue ... More >>

UK Bans E-scooters From Pavements, Bans Private Scooters, Requires Driver’s Licence For Scooter Riders.

Wednesday, 17 March 2021, 12:32 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

New Zealand should follow the lead of the UK and introduce sensible regulations for e-scooters, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who is an outspoken road safety campaigner, says: “ The English government has ... More >>

Government ‘Asleep At The Wheel’ Over Seatbelts In Buses

Thursday, 11 March 2021, 4:56 pm | The Dog and Lemon Guide

As more and more bus passengers are killed or injured, the government still refuses to require seatbelts on buses that travel on highways. dogandlemon.com editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who is an outspoken road safety campaigner, says: “Just a few weeks ... More >>

Prison Wrong Place For Addicted Driving Offenders

Wednesday, 3 February 2021, 5:44 pm | The Dog and Lemon Guide

Repeat drugged driving offenders should be locked up indefinitely in a caring environment where their addictions can be treated, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who is an outspoken road safety campaigner, was commenting ... More >>

Why The Government’s Road Safety Strategy Failed

Friday, 1 January 2021, 4:00 pm | The Dog and Lemon Guide

The government’s attempts at lowering the road toll relied on faulty science, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who is an outspoken road safety campaigner, says, “In August of this year, the police ... More >>

Police ‘Courageous' To Restrict Police Pursuits

Saturday, 19 December 2020, 2:15 pm | The Dog and Lemon Guide

A new police pursuits policy that restricts most pursuits of fleeing drivers, will save many lives, including the lives of police and public, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who is an outspoken road safety campaigner, ... More >>

‘Little Hard Evidence’ That Cannabis Was Implicated In Six Of Nine Fatal Road Crashes

Wednesday, 16 December 2020, 2:20 pm | Dog and Lemon Guide

Outspoken road safety campaigner Clive Matthew-Wilson has queried suggestions by Coroner David Robinson that cannabis was implicated in six of nine fatal road crashes. “In fact, there is little concrete evidence that cannabis was a significant factor ... More >>

Campaigner To PM: Would You Let Your Own Child Ride On A Highway Bus Without A Seatbelt?

Thursday, 5 November 2020, 3:09 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

The government must share the blame for the fatal bus crash on Mt Ruapehu, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who is an outspoken road safety campaigner, says: “I challenge the prime minister to watch this graphic ... More >>

Motorbikes Major Factor In Road Toll

Tuesday, 27 October 2020, 1:40 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

The high number of motorbike deaths and injuries in New Zealand has prompted a call for urgent action. Clive Matthew Wilson, editor of the car review website dogandlemon.com , says: “Over Labour Weekend, two of the worst accidents involved motorbikes.“ ... More >>

Police Continue To Ignore Their Own Pursuits Policy

Wednesday, 21 October 2020, 3:37 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

A police crash during a pursuit in Masterton in the early hours of Wednesday morning suggests the police are simply ignoring their own pursuits policy, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who is an outspoken road safety ... More >>

Time To Ban Reckless Police Pursuits

Thursday, 15 October 2020, 1:13 pm | Dog and Lemon Guide

Innocent people will continue to die until the police stop recklessly pursuing fleeing vehicles, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who is an outspoken road safety campaigner, describes the latest Independent Police ... More >>

Wealthy Electric Car Owners Do Not Deserve Special Privileges

Friday, 11 September 2020, 4:38 pm | The Dog and Lemon Guide

Wealthy electric car drivers do not deserve special privileges on our roads, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who has studied electric cars for over a decade, says: “ The National party wants to allow electric ... More >>

Politicians 'cowards' Over Foreign Driver Testing

Thursday, 10 September 2020, 5:01 pm | Dog and Lemon Guide

Tourist dollars are more important to the government than road safety, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who is an outspoken road safety campaigner, was commenting after Southland coroner David Robinson questioned ... More >>

Reversing Cameras Save Lives On Driveways

Monday, 7 September 2020, 4:30 pm | The Dog and Lemon Guide

All cars – new or old – should be required to have reversing cameras and beeping parking sensors, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who is an active road safety campaigner, was commenting after the sentencing of a ... More >>

Grand Highways Rob Funds Needed To Save Lives On Ordinary Roads

Sunday, 6 September 2020, 3:48 pm | The Dog and Lemon Guide

Politicians should stop promising grand highways and instead focus on upgrading New Zealand’s ‘third world’ roads, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who is an outspoken road safety campaigner, says: ... More >>

Police Use Doubtful Science To Justify Rigid Speed Enforcement

Sunday, 30 August 2020, 7:18 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

The police ignored basic road safety science when they decided to rigidly enforce speed limits, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who is an outspoken road safety campaigner, says: “The vast majority of fatal crashes ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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