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Replacing Police With Speed Cameras Will Not Improve Road Safety

Monday, 19 February 2024, 8:47 am | Dog And Lemon Guide

The proposed introduction of mass speed cameras is an attempt to replace police with technology, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who is an outspoken road safety campaigner, says a high police presence is essential ... More >>

Congestion Charges Won’t Solve The Mass Transport Problem

Thursday, 16 November 2023, 9:10 am | The Dog and Lemon Guide

Efficient public transport would remove the need for congestion charges, says the car review website dogandlemon.com Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson says: “The biggest reason people drive is because public transport is mostly crap. Public transport ... More >>

More Police Pursuits Will Mean More Deaths And Injuries

Monday, 29 May 2023, 1:10 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

An increase in the number of police pursuits will inevitably mean an increase in the number of serious injuries and deaths, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Dogandlemon.com editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who is an outspoken road safety campaigner, ... More >>

Confiscating Cars From Reckless Drivers Has Already Failed For A Previous Government

Wednesday, 17 May 2023, 7:04 am | The Dog and Lemon Guide

Seizing the cars of reckless young offenders has already proved to be a hopeless failure for a previous government, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Dogandlemon.com editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who is an outspoken road safety campaigner, ... More >>

General Election Outcome May Swing On Auckland Light Rail

Wednesday, 12 April 2023, 2:48 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

The government will probably lose the general election if it continues with its proposed Auckland Dominion Road Light Rail project, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2304/8a114faf6338c6bcb1b5.jpeg" ... More >>

Up To 10,000 Vehicles May Be Written Off After Recent Floods

Monday, 6 February 2023, 6:21 pm | The Dog and Lemon Guide

The recent catastrophic floods in the Auckland region may have caused more vehicle damage than any other single event in this country’s history, says the car review website dogandlemon. Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson says: “As of last Friday, about ... More >>

It’s Simple: Don’t Drive Your Car Through Floodwaters.

Wednesday, 11 January 2023, 6:12 am | The Dog and Lemon Guide

A number of brand new hybrid Maseratis caught fire after being flooded Even purpose-built offroaders can easily kill you in a flood, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Dogandlemon.com editor Clive Matthew-Wilson was commenting after emergency services ... More >>

Reversing Cameras On Caravans Help Prevent Parking Tragedies

Monday, 9 January 2023, 3:43 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

Every caravan and campervan needs a reversing camera to help avoid the driver backing into innocent people, says the car review website dogandlemon. Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who is an outspoken road safety campaigner, was commenting after an elderly caravan ... More >>

The Inconvenient Truth: Lowered Speed Limits Have Not Reduced Road Deaths

Sunday, 1 January 2023, 4:06 am | The Dog and Lemon Guide

The increased 2022 road toll is not bad luck, but bad management, says the car review website dogandlemon. Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who is an outspoken road safety campaigner, says: “The government’s attempt to reduce road deaths through mass ... More >>

To Survive On Holiday Roads, Sleep In, Turn Your Headlights On

Friday, 16 December 2022, 4:03 pm | The Dog and Lemon Guide

Driving while tired or hungover can be as dangerous as driving while drunk, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Dogandlemon.com editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who is an outspoken road safety campaigner, says: “ Fatigue is a factor in up to ... More >>

Trucks Do The Most Damage On Our Roads, But Pay The Least Towards Fixing Them

Tuesday, 13 December 2022, 2:12 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

A call by the Road Transport Forum for increased spending on roads is “utterly hypocritical” says the car review website dogandlemon.com . <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2212/0e9aa4134b4f34469e58.jpeg" width="720" height="594"> The Road Transport Forum represents ... More >>

Median Barriers Save Far More Lives Than Speed Cameras

Friday, 9 December 2022, 8:29 pm | The Dog and Lemon Guide

Record numbers of speed camera tickets have failed to significantly lower the annual road toll, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who is an outspoken road safety campaigner, says the government is using speed as ... More >>

Increased Penalties For Fleeing Drivers "mainly A Political Stunt"

Thursday, 1 December 2022, 3:14 pm | Dog and Lemon Guide

Increased penalties for drivers who flee from the police are mainly a political stunt and will do little to prevent these crimes, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Dogandlemon.com editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who is an outspoken road safety campaigner, ... More >>

New Zealand’s 'Third World' Roads Claim More Innocent Lives

Monday, 21 November 2022, 11:56 am | Dog And Lemon Guide

The police and government are pushing discredited road safety strategies, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who is an outspoken road safety campaigner, says: “For years we’ve been told that lowering speeds ... More >>

How To Prevent Your Car Being Stolen By Ram-raiders

Sunday, 30 October 2022, 7:05 pm | The Dog and Lemon Guide

It’s relatively easy to discourage car thieves from stealing your car, say the car review website dogandlemon.com .. Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson says ram raiders usually target cars that are easily to steal, such as cheaper versions of the Toyota ... More >>

Calls For More Police Pursuits Misguided

Thursday, 27 October 2022, 6:27 pm | The Dog and Lemon Guide

Calls for the police to resume active pursuits of fleeing car drivers would not reduce crime and would lead to multiple deaths, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Police are currently required to avoid high speed pursuits unless the threat "outweighs ... More >>

80kp/h Speed Limit Unlikely To Significantly Reduce Serious Accidents

Thursday, 29 September 2022, 3:03 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

A proposal to dramatically lower the speed limit on most of the nation's highways is unlikely to significantly lower the road toll, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who is an outspoken road safety campaigner. says: ... More >>

Criminals Openly Selling Stolen Cars, And Getting Away With It

Wednesday, 14 September 2022, 11:52 am | Dog And Lemon Guide

Criminals are exploiting the vehicle registration system to sell stolen cars without penalty, says the car review website dogandlemon.com Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson says: “Thanks to an incredibly slack vehicle registration system, criminals are ... More >>

Government ‘Asleep At The Wheel’ Over Road Safety

Monday, 20 June 2022, 9:35 am | The Dog and Lemon Guide

The New Zealand government has utterly failed to take effective action to lower the road toll, says the car review website, dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson was commenting after seven people were killed in Sunday’s tragic collision between ... More >>

Increased Speeding Fines Unlikely To Lower Road Toll

Sunday, 19 June 2022, 5:14 pm | The Dog and Lemon Guide

Proposals to increase speeding fines probably won’t reduce road deaths, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who is an outspoken road safety campaigner, says: “The research is quite clear: the threat of fines ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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