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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 >>

Taxpayer Handouts To Electric Car Buyers Will Not Save The Planet

Monday, 3 August 2020, 2:39 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

Taxpayer handouts to electric car buyers will not save the planet, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who has studied electric cars for over a decade, says: “The lobby group Drive Electric , which wants the ... More >>

NZ Government Inaction Killed Two Chinese Democracy Campaigners

Thursday, 23 July 2020, 2:06 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

The government is responsible for the deaths of two Chinese democracy campaigners, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who is an outspoken road safety campaigner, says: “Two people – both Chinese democracy ... More >>

Covid-19 Likely To Slash Road Toll

Sunday, 22 March 2020, 2:29 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

The Covid-19 pandemic is likely to reduce the road toll to historically low levels, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who is an outspoken road safety campaigner, says: “The economy is the biggest single influence ... More >>

The government values tourist dollars more than human lives

Sunday, 2 February 2020, 2:38 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

The government is directly responsible for ongoing serious accidents involving foreign drivers, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

‘Culture of silence’ regarding accidents and foreign drivers

Friday, 24 January 2020, 8:20 am | Dog And Lemon Guide

An outspoken road safety campaigner has blasted the government’s ‘culture of silence’ regarding accidents involving foreign drivers. More >>

Warrant of Fitness system ‘broken’

Friday, 20 December 2019, 3:06 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

The government must act to rebuild a ‘broken’ Warrant of Fitness system, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

National's road charging proposals "wide open to abuse"

Monday, 16 December 2019, 5:24 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

National’s proposed user-pays scheme for road users will almost inevitably become a state-controlled mass vehicle surveillance system, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Innocent people die because of unsafe roads

Monday, 9 December 2019, 3:27 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

The recent accident near Kaikoura, where two Malaysian children and their parents were killed in a head-on collision with a truck, was easily preventable, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Time to move e-scooters off footpaths

Friday, 29 November 2019, 12:48 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

The decision to ban certain brands of e-scooter doesn’t mean the remaining e-scooters are safe, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Government negligence driving high road toll

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 2:03 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

The government has utterly failed to take effective action to lower the road toll, says the car review website, dogandlemon.com . More >>

Government to blame for latest bus fatalities

Wednesday, 4 September 2019, 4:25 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

The government has blood on its hands over the latest fatal bus accident, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Bring back the six-monthly Warrant of Fitness

Sunday, 11 August 2019, 4:58 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

The government should bring back six-monthly Warrant of Fitness inspections for the majority of cars and light commercial vehicles, says the car review website dogandlemon.com. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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